Over the course of my long career, both in journalism and public relations, I’ve had some very memorable experiences, some simply awful, others extremely positive. Someday I swear I’m going to write a book.
But until I get around to the book, I’ll offer a few of these stories on the Bridgebuzz blog. My one restriction is client confidentiality. I can’t reveal the names of the clients involved in these memorable experiences.
I’ll start with an interesting, but difficult and strange experience I had in 1987 while living in Tokyo and working at a Japanese public relations agency. One of my clients, an American company, had hired my agency for PR services in Japan to help launch a product line. During the most feverish stage of the launch preparations, I received a call from the client’s New York City headquarters.Read More