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Jeri Cartwright
Once a broadcast journalist, I now work as a PR, media relations, social media advisor for my firm, Cartwright Communications. My profession grows more complex each day. This blog helps me cope :) Selected as one of the 101 Women Bloggers to Watch for 2009 by WE Magazine.
Interests: birds (my only child is a parrot), exotic deli food and mountain scenery., photography, weblogs, news media
Recent Activity
Ego Epidemic Online! Are you in a nasty chokehold? The intensity takes my breath away. I've been caught up in it myself...and have chosen to back off. Klout score is in negative territory! The result? Happiness! And guess what else? It has not led to poverty or lack of business or the respect of my colleagues. Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2013 at Media Relations
New Year wishes: Learn to love the joy in solitude. Once done, you can invite your friends back into your life for all the "right reasons." Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2011 at Media Relations
The Question I Can't Stand to Answer: "What do you do for a living?" I don't know anymore. My name is Jeri Cartwright, this is my blog and I'm in public relations. Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2011 at Media Relations
Jeri Cartwright added a favorite at Media Relations
Nov 15, 2011
Sad times for public relations - a Utah Mayor's ethical lapse. Public Relations Society of America issues official statement. Mayor resigns role in PR firm Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2011 at Media Relations
Posted Oct 6, 2011 at Executive Gems
Dear Mr. Jobs, Thanks For The Magic. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2011 at Media Relations
A wonderful list on how to be more human when interviewing with news media, by Richard Bushman. Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2011 at Media Relations
Funny headlines from news in Utah, California, Pennsylvania. With thanks from the Columbia Journalism Review! Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2011 at Media Relations
Employment despair: When loyal, experience-rich employees get the axe. It has happened to me and perhaps to you, a friend, a relative. And it can mark you for life. Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at Media Relations
Months later on Superbowl Sunday. Bono of U2 screamed out a song as the names of those killed were beamed in tribute onto a giant high-tech scroll in the background. I wept with a depth I'd never experienced at any funeral, with any death or any tragedy. Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2011 at Media Relations
Media Addiction Study: It involved five continents and 1,000 students. The results were quite "raw." All participants were asked to abstain from "media" for 24 hours. Reaction comments were disturbing. "It was as if my real life and my virtual life were coexisting in different planes but in equal time." Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2011 at Media Relations
We constantly say we want balance in our lives. Many of us constantly fail. But today I ran across an interesting column on The Firm Voice that claimed people who don't work very hard are the biggest complainers about work/life balance! Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2011 at Media Relations
I dedicate the majority of my days tracking the news. It’s part of my PR job. I wish it weren’t. The rapid rabid updates on every living breathing thing or issue has left me feeling a bit angry, cynical and sad. Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2010 at Media Relations
Utah Daily Lays Off 43 Percent of Staff. Fifty-seven full-time and 28 part-time staff are gone. Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2010 at Media Relations
Some people you should get to know if you're in PR. On, in the Salt Lake City section, there are a number of news beats, including Paranormal, Parenting, Horror Movies, Politics, Business, etc. There are a total of more... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2010 at Media Relations
We need more humor to survive a summer Monday. And so, the latest treat from one of my favorite magazines...funny headlines! Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2010 at Media Relations
Eleven high-profile TV anchors and reporters miss their old jobs, so they're going online to get them back. They've created the Salt TV Network. Will they be any competition to their old employers? Only time will tell. Where have they been? Some retired, some were downsized. Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2010 at Media Relations
nielsenwire finds that one of every 4.5 minutes you are online, you spend at least one of those on blogs or with social media. Jeff Bulla's blog. Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2010 at Media Relations
Prepare to be legally concerned if you blog about and/or link to online copyrighted material. A group of newspaper publishers have hired legal help to prevent it. One of the online blogs receiving a cease and desist letter was Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2010 at Media Relations
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Mar 15, 2010
Funny headlines on past Presidents, the solar system, red tape and murder from The Orange County Register, Ethiopian Herald, Libertyville Herald, and The Milford Citizen. With all due credit to The Columbia Journalism Review. Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2010 at Media Relations