About Stone Hansard

Hansard is an associate features editor and features writer for Cision Blog, covering trends in journalism and content marketing, innovative new editorial platforms and more. He is also the supervisor of Internet Media Research at Cision, and occasionally covers jazz for Prior to joining Cision in 2010, he was the music director at WVFS-FM, the alternative radio station at his alma-mater, Florida State University. Give him a bowl of fancy ramen and a Bulls game, and he’s a happy camper.


Behind the Headlines: Gabie Kur

In her relatively short career, Gabie Kur has hopped between diverse communications roles in journalism, marketing and PR, and now serves as general manager at BAM Communications’ New York office. She shares the strategic advantages of having...

Behind the Headlines with Alex Munson

As more consumers choose to cut the cord and box office revenues plateau, the video game industry claims a growing share of the overall entertainment sector. Alex Munson, the newly appointed PR and Events Manager at 505 Games, joins us to discuss ...

Pitching Tips from POPSUGAR’s Dominique Astorino

POPSUGAR’s Dominique Astorino gave us a few insights on building relationships with publicists, the importance of authenticity and much more.

Behind the Headlines With Max Borges

There’s no prescribed path to successful public relations. Indeed, sometimes bucking industry trends can yield big results, and an outsider’s view can be […]

Behind the Headlines With Juliana Colangelo

Authenticity is key to successful PR. A boutique agency that shares your passions and has established relationships in your industry can provide a […]

Behind the Headlines With Kim Eberl

Motion PR turns 10 years old this month, capping off a whirlwind 2015 in which they moved into the penthouse suite of […]

NonPRofit Motive

We spend plenty of time here at the Cision Blog discussing corporate and agency PR, but the nonprofit PR sector […]

PR Profile: Antoinette Arnold of Authentic Noise

When fashion’s on the mind, Chicago isn’t the first place one imagines. The harsh winters favor utility over daring, with […]

Weathered Statistics

AccuWeather and others boost business through advanced statistical analysis

Breaking News as Social Media Mosaic

A look at Vocativ and the new wave of citizen journalism.

WGN Wising Up with Smart TV

The desire for on-demand television programming is about as old as television itself, but short of VCR taping or TIVO […]

Channeling YouTube

YouTube recently celebrated its seventh birthday, and really, how did we ever live without it? The video streaming site changed the […]

For the Sake of the Sport

With the Summer Olympics splashing in London this year, dormant sports fans around the world will dust off their caps […]

Meme-ing Our Way to the Top

We hang out with friends in restaurants, bars, living rooms, and increasingly, in our Facebook and Twitter news feeds. That’s hardly a revelation, but […]

PR in the Age of Social Gaming

As of late 2011, Facebook boasted over 800 million active users, and as social media becomes more pervasive in our day-to-day lives, […]

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