Blog

May 13, 2024

Washington Leaders' Conference

This is an exciting week for members of the Denterlein public affairs team as Geri Denterlein, Katherine Adam, and Mike Schiano head to Washington, D.C., to participate in the New England Council’s annual Washington Leaders’ Conference.

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November 17, 2023

Reporting on the Big Dig for the Boston Globe: An Interview with Peter Howe

By Katherine Adam

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November 17, 2023

Lecture Series featuring Linda Henry

The Denterlein team was pleased to welcome Linda Henry to the inaugural Jack Thomas Lecture at Northeastern, in a tribute to Geri’s late husband. Among those who appreciated her words were the journalism students at Northeastern University.

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May 12, 2023

Helping Climate Scientists Tell Stories, Advance Solutions

Climate scientists have laid out a clear roadmap of how to solve the climate crisis - stop burning fossil fuels, eat less meat, and protect forests. Our challenge is now how to implement those solutions and build public support for a speedy transition to a more sustainable world.

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June 09, 2022

Creating a Speaking Program People Remember…for the Right Reasons!

Why is it that sometimes you attend a press conference or other speaking event and feel enraptured, moved, and motivated to act – and other times your mind wanders or you wish you had a cup of coffee to get through it?

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June 02, 2022

More Than Words: How to turn messaging into visual communications

Message creation is a core activity and often a starting point with many of our clients. We help them identify pain points, understand narrative histories, and leverage data on public opinions. We find ways to frame ideas in the context of problems they solve and opportunities they create, and we consider nuances for a multitude of audiences.

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February 28, 2022

Ethical Storytelling in Transportation

For mobility communicators, people-centric storytelling can be a powerful way to build empathy with your audiences and humanize your policy goals. Sharing personal stories about the people who are impacted by a service, policy, or project can be far more compelling than presenting data alone – whether as quotes in a press release, incorporated into public testimony, or on social media.

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January 26, 2022

“Should I start a TikTok?” and other common questions we get about social media

As the Denterlein team prepared for our semi-regular social media seminar with a non-profit association client this week, we asked the members what topics were keeping them up at night. One answer rang loud and clear: TikTok.

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January 12, 2022

Art with a Purpose: Graphic Design Tips to Impress Your Audience

Having graphics as a content element in media – newspapers, advertisements, presentations, blogs, or social media posts – are critically important components in crafting compelling communications. Adopting a multimedia approach helps to increase brand awareness, build brand equity, deepen engagement, and improve the accessibility of the message you are looking to convey or actions you are seeking to inspire.

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December 22, 2021

21 Things to Celebrate in 2021

And just like that, 2021 has drawn to a close. In a year that brought trials and tribulations, new innovations and collaborations, and opportunities to both reflect on the past and plan for the future, we are happy to highlight 21 causes for celebration we experienced in 2021.

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