Obsidian PR

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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  • Staff Story
    Behind the Bio: Lauren Hannaford

    When it comes to knowing our firm, no one can compete with Lauren Hannaford. As our director of client services, Lauren works diligently to oversee all of our accounts. But before she became our director, she worked in (literally) every role our firm has to offer. Curious to hear her story of rising through the ranks? Read more about her OPR journey in her staff spotlight!

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  • Seeing is Believing
    Oh, yes we did!

    We’re proud of the major wins we score for our clients, but sometimes it’s the intangible results and milestones that deserve recognition. Our emphasis on client relationships is one of our differentiating factors as a firm, and we believe that tenured relationships are worth celebrating. This year, we’re celebrating 10 years of partnership with one of our longest-standing clients – HopeWorks. In the last decade, we’ve helped the local nonprofit launch programs, announce grants, relocate and achieve other major accomplishments. But, we’re most proud of the trusting and strong relationship we’ve built along the way.

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  • The News Ticker
    Why a PR firm should be a part of your merger or acquisition planning team

    Why a PR firm should be a part of your merger or acquisition planning team Last week, we received a breaking-news alert that SunTrust Bank and BB&T would soon be merging. The combined assets of the two banks will make it the nation’s sixth largest bank – so it’s evident […]

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  • Clients love us!
    ServiceMaster by Stratos

    ServiceMaster by Stratos is one of Obsidian’s most tenured clients. We work diligently to support growth and employee satisfaction for this ServiceMaster franchise. As Stacy, the company’s CEO, said, “Obsidian has not only provided the education necessary for ServiceMaster by Stratos to understand the way to go to market, but they have also helped us refine the message and create the channels to distribute the message.”

  • You gotta start somewhere!
    A tenured OPR intern spreads her wings

    We hate to see interns go, and that’s especially true when they’ve been with us for so long! Two-time intern Jenna has embarked on her career path outside of Obsidian, but she learned so much from her time with our team! She shares what she gained as an OPR intern here.

     

    See our next available internship opening here.

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It’s no secret. Anyone who knows us knows we’re serious about PR. But we have a lot of fun doing it. We are storytellers. We are planners. We are doers. We are your brand’s best friend.
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Why a PR firm should be a part of your merger or acquisition planning team

Why a PR firm should be a part of your merger or acquisition planning team Last week, we received a breaking-news alert that SunTrust Bank and BB&T would soon be merging. The combined assets of the two banks will make it the nation’s sixth largest bank – so it’s evident... Read More »

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