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PR gemstones found among some of our favorite streaming hits – part two

By | September 20, 2019

Welcome to part 2 of PR takeaways from some of our favorite binge-worthy shows! Chernobyl (the truth demands to be told) Chernobyl, HBO’s 2019 dramatized account of the nuclear meltdown at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 and the days following the crisis, is steeped in details. It’s a... Read More »

PR gemstones found among some of our favorite streaming hits – part one

By | September 19, 2019

With the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards coming up on Sunday, here’s our timely nod to valuable PR lessons from our favorite shows to binge. The Terror (even the best planning and response cannot always avert crisis) The premise of season 1 of AMC’s 2018 riveting horror anthology is scary aplenty... Read More »

Tips on creating a five-star client experience

By | July 10, 2019

If I have one indulgence, it’s eating out. I tease my parents that I have that proclivity because we ate big family meals every single meal growing up with only an occasional pizza or burger indulgence at a restaurant in town. I was restaurant-starved! Honestly, it’s probably because I’m a... Read More »

5 valuable PR takeaways from the 2019 Grammys

By | February 13, 2019

Hi. My name is Courtney, and I am an awards show super-fan. I’m the special kind of entertainment geek who gets giddy for the shows themselves. I order my favorite takeout meal and crawl into bed with remote in hand. Happy. Place. Found.   Although I was knee-deep into fun... Read More »

Creating a work sanctuary

By | August 29, 2018

I adore the word sanctuary or maybe it’s just the thought of what it represents. It makes me feel warm and safe and cared for. I believe a certain kind of freedom lives in that idea – not all that different from the kind of liberty that takes up residence... Read More »

Whose job is it anyway?

By | May 30, 2018

We’ve all been there. Whether in a supermarket, hotel, airline ticket desk, restaurant or on a company helpline, we as customers experience countless opportunities every day for good service. Yes, good service. There are so many ways for a company to meet expectations or even – gasp! – exceed them.... Read More »

A year of stranger, better things

By | January 17, 2018

Yeah, I’m a little late to the party. In fact, I think I’m even late for the after-after-party. The Netflix juggernaut Stranger Things debuted in summer 2016, which means we’re almost a year and a half to the day from that premiere. For that long, I have sat on the... Read More »

Obsidian Public Relations – Where stories take flight (1 minute video)

By | February 18, 2016

Top 10 Things I Love About Our Team

By | February 08, 2016

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Obsidian PR Turns 10: Retrospective from Owner Courtney Ellett

By | February 01, 2016

When asked about the early days of Obsidian, I always come back with the same response – I started at home with two clients and a laptop. Sure, that is an accurate account of our founding and one I’ll continue to use when asked. But as we celebrate our 10-year... Read More »