About Allison Richard

Allison Richard writes features and leads international content for Cision Blog. She oversees east Asian media for the research department, which suits her perfectly as she loves languages and culture. She also likes yoga, useless trivia, painting and comedy, in no particular order. Follow her on Twitter at @AllieTimes.


Pitching Craft, Decór and Hobby Editors

Holidays like Halloween and Christmas bring out the artistic side in a lot of us, and hundreds of specialty publications cater to the creatively inclined year-round.

Pitching Tips for Education Coverage

September is here, and the advent of another school season is the focus for thousands of editors and reporters covering the nation’s education system, from elementary schools to universities.

Women’s Running Hits the Incline with Digital Growth

When you think of running (and how many of us stop at thinking), it may look as easy as lacing […]

Pitching Tips from a Food & Lifestyle Blogger

Getting paid to write about food and lifestyle topics may sound like a dream job, but for scores of bloggers, […]

February Media Almanac

February 1922 — Reader’s Digest Established Reader’s Digest, a coffee table standard in thousands of homes, was launched in 1922. Founded by […]

Recipe for Food Blogging Success from the BlogHerFood15 Conference

So you’re a passionate food blogger – or pitching one. Both are excellent online engagement choices from the menu of […]

Moving Forward: Media Professionals Evaluate New Relations With Cuba

Whether one remembers the 1961 break in diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba or learned about it, five […]

Instagram’s Eva Chen Captures, Shares Fashion Moments

“It is difficult to talk about fashion in the abstract, without a human body before my eyes…without a practical or […]

Media Republic’s Waseem El Tanahi Talks Media, Influence & PR in Egypt

Whether looking at archaeological treasures or present-day news, society and culture in Egypt – the most populated country in the […]

Q&A With The Daily Dot’s Selena Larson

The Daily Dot is among the growing mass of media companies catering to the Internet generation, the demographic that prefers […]

Communicating and Reporting on Protests in Hong Kong

Seventeen years ago, when Hong Kong was established as a special administrative region of China following its sovereignty transfer from […]

Local is the New International

A look at best practices and tools for connecting and working internationally

Q&A with Jay Oatway in Hong Kong

July 1, 1997 – After widespread anticipation, the British flag was lowered over Government House in Hong Kong and handed […]

Diana Mackie – Content Manager, Hometalk

So you’re in need of new flooring for your home but don’t want to break the bank. You might want […]

What Women Want, Socially Speaking

Research looks at how women are shaping social media’s success

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