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Melwood Global is a full-service international strategic communications firm

Melwood Global is the only strategic communications firm in Boston and Washington, D.C. owned and staffed entirely by former working journalists. Why is that? Because while many say they know the media, those who have spent time on the front lines as a working journalist living the immediacy of deadlines, the crush of information, the speed at which reputations are won and lost is best to advise organizations facing their toughest challenges. Combined with our unmatched post-newsroom experience in government, large PR firms, international NGOs, political campaigns and beyond, Melwood Global brings its clients the right mix of experience, vision and innovation needed to best navigate the complex modern communications world.

Just because you can doesn’t mean you should

Written by: Jessica | Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 2:43pm | Blog

Last night, Twitter rolled out 280 characters for all users, doubling their previous 140-character limit.

Professionalism is in the Copy Edits

Written by: Kelleigh | Monday, November 6, 2017 - 11:00am | Blog

A recent oversight in a small Kansas newspaper reopened a common discussion this week. What was meant to be an innocent story about students getting job experience turned into an NSFW headline, all because they forgot a dash. And the Internet went crazy.

Don’t Want to be an American Idiot

Written by: Dave | Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:42pm | Blog

It’s easy to bash the media these days and, for sure, they give a lot of reasons for many to do so.

Observations of an e-mail marketing junkie

Written by: Jessica | Friday, October 20, 2017 - 9:59am | Blog

I look at each e-mail received as an opportunity for me to learn from professionals who are also navigating this ever-changing space. As a communications professional, I've written and designed hundreds of e-mail campaigns. I continue to grow as a designer by learning from my mistakes and the mistakes of others.

Post Truths

Written by: jtapper | Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 10:11am | Blog

After reading through another story about Sunday’s horrific terrorist attack in Las Vegas, I scrolled to the bottom of the article where bostonglobe.com – my general outlet of choice – lists related articles.  As a former journalist and still certified news junkie, I wanted more, regardless of how awful and depressing the news was. What I found first instead was a headline that read, “How to use cheddar for every occasion.”