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When Lava Meets Water,

When Lava Meets Water,

Something Magical Happens.

Something Magical Happens.

When Lava Meets Water,

Something Magical Happens.

Obsidian is the dark natural glass that forms when molten lava meets water and is rapidly cooled. This is what strategic public relations can do for your company — it tempers fires and gives you a solid, impenetrable foundation in an ever-fluid business environment. Known as The Great Stabilizer, Obsidian the mineral is widely regarded for its mystical power of insight. And so is Obsidian the firm. Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Obsidian is known as the go-to firm for companies and not-for-profit organizations alike.

The Wizard Behind The Curtain

For far too long, public relations has been the invisible and mysterious cousin to advertising and marketing. But, it’s really easy when you think about it. When an organization connects to the people it cares about, that’s PR. When your story is told (in whatever lovely and purposeful fashion), that’s PR. Pure and simple.

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  • Job Opening
    We are adding to the team!

    We are seeking a senior account manager to add to our team! We are looking for someone with four to six years of experience in public relations (agency experience is preferable although not required) who can meet the outlined requirements, functions and responsibilities in the job description. Check out our Careers & Internships page to learn more!

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  • Staff Story
    Remotely Rockin’ It!

    With advances in technology, telecommuting has become a popular trend these days, allowing professionals the opportunity to work from home anywhere across the U.S. Obsidian, however, has been offering this option to select employees for more than a decade. Kelli Brignac is our longest-tenured telecommuting team member, working remotely for Obsidian since 2013. How does she manage to be right there for clients when she’s actually 500 miles away? She tells us in our latest blog post.

    Q&A with Kelli Brignac
  • Seeing is Believing
    Oh, yes we did!

    Recently, Obsidian worked on a project involving a partnership between AARP, AARP Foundation, Home Matters and Wells Fargo in which the group purchased, remodeled and donated a home following universal design standards to a local Memphis veteran. Obsidian initiated media coverage of the unveiling, and our efforts resulted in feature coverage in The Commercial Appeal and The Daily News, as well as live morning coverage on WREG Live at 9:00 and primetime coverage on Local 24 and WMC Action News 5, which was picked up on sister stations across the Southeast.

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  • The News Ticker
    Small firm, big benefits

    Recently, I read an article on Forbes.com, titled “Why Richard Branson Says You Should Never See Yourself as ‘Big Business,’” which focused on how to retain culture as businesses expand. The author, Allison Coleman, used input from multiple well-known entrepreneurs for the article, which gave tips such as always thinking […]

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  • Clients love us!
    Invaluable pro bono PR services to Mid-South nonprofits…

    PRIZM Ensemble was a winner of Obsidian’s PR 180 project in 2013, and we helped the organization create a cohesive and consistent message while also initiating media relations efforts to gain coverage of the organization’s annual Chamber Music Festival. Lecolion Washington, PRIZM’s executive director, shares more about what he learned while working with Obsidian in this testimonial video.

  • You gotta start somewhere!
    Why not try Obsidian’s internship program?

    Our summer 2015 interns had a blast experiencing the ins and outs of life in a PR agency. Check out this video to learn why you should apply for an outstanding internship opportunity at Obsidian PR for spring or summer 2017! We’re accepting resumes for spring and summer positions, so apply now.

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Small firm, big benefits

Recently, I read an article on Forbes.com, titled “Why Richard Branson Says You Should Never See Yourself as ‘Big Business,’” which focused on how to retain culture as businesses expand. The author, Allison Coleman, used input from multiple well-known entrepreneurs for the article, which gave tips such as always thinking... Read More »

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