Facilitating Media Interviews in a Virtual Environment

Federal employees responsible for agency media relations programs are aware of the pros and cons of working in a virtual environment and its impact on their work. While home offices have a lot of appeal, the use of various technologies helps professional communicators stay on top of their “A” game when it comes to coordinating … Continue reading Facilitating Media Interviews in a Virtual Environment

Virtual High Fives Build Trust and Improve Team Camaraderie

Here’s the kind of basketball statistic you probably don’t see “passed around” much (…pun intended…). During the 2009 NBA season, legendary basketball star Steve Nash, then with the Phoenix Suns, gave his teammates some sort of gesture of support or affirmation—a high five, low five, slap on the back, and that kind of thing—an average … Continue reading Virtual High Fives Build Trust and Improve Team Camaraderie

2020 FCN Officers

Congratulations to the new FCN Leadership Team: •  Co-Chair: Gabrielle Perret, Senior Media Advisor, General Services Administration •  Co-Chair: Christine Stevenson, Public Affairs Officer, Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head EOD Technology Division •  Special Events/ Training/Workshop Coordinator: SJ Brown, Chief of Leadership Development for Air Force Public Affairs, Department of Defense •  Social Media … Continue reading 2020 FCN Officers