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: Addison Walker

    Hiring and promoting from our internship program is one of the ways we find long-term success at Obsidian. Addison is another glowing example of an OPR intern-turned-professional. She joined the firm nearly two years ago as an intern and started servicing clients full time as an account assistant in May 2018. Since then, she’s learned a lot about working in an agency setting – from account management to daily client work. We’re proud to have her on our team. Read her insights in this month’s staff spotlight!

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  • Have you heard?
    Off the Rock, On the Record

    Off the Rock, On the Record is a podcast produced by public relations professionals, for the masses. The Obsidian team banters with guests as they navigate some of the biggest topics within the communication profession. Lighthearted in nature but educational in purpose, this podcast delicately blends entertainment with tactical takeaways. We’re proud of this work, and hope you’ll join us as we release future episodes of Off the Rock, On the Record!

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  • Seeing is Believing
    Oh, yes we did!

    When you open a business, you want to make a splash – especially if you’re in the bath industry! But many business owners aren’t even sure where to start. That’s where Obsidian comes in. This fall, we supported the grand opening of Buff City Soap in Oxford, Mississippi. We delivered nearly 500 custom soap samples, built an impressive social media presence, planned and executed a lavish VIP night and much more – all with the goal of helping Buff City Soap enter the market smelling like roses. Want to build your reputation before you open your doors? We can help.

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    Obsidian’s Holiday Recipe Roundup

    Obsidian’s restaurant clients are hard at work whipping up holiday magic in the kitchen. To celebrate this magical time of the year, we’ve asked our favorite chefs to divulge a few of their most popular recipes. We encourage you to mix up a few of your own!  Celtic Crossing’s Irish […]

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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!
    Falling into a new internship

    In fall 2019, we brought on recent Mississippi State grad Brittany Mizell as our level 2 intern. After months of her hard work and getting acclimated to working in a firm, we’re excited to see her transition into her full-time position as account assistant! See what Brittany had to say about her internship at Obsidian.

     

    See our next available internship opening here.

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Obsidian’s Holiday Recipe Roundup

Obsidian’s restaurant clients are hard at work whipping up holiday magic in the kitchen. To celebrate this magical time of the year, we’ve asked our favorite chefs to divulge a few of their most popular recipes. We encourage you to mix up a few of your own!  Celtic Crossing’s Irish... Read More »

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