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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.

Silly Season

Written by: dguarino | Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:53pm | Blog

Welcome to the silly season in presidential campaigns – that anxious run-up to the first caucus and primary voting when all the candidates have said almost everything, fought over almost everything and debated so often they can pretty much complete everyone else’s stump lines

"David Bowie Made the World a Little Safer for Misfits and Weirdos" and a Little Harder for VJs

Written by: jtapper | Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 4:09pm | Blog

Of all the deserved plaudits being lavished on David Bowie since Sunday, when he died of cancer,

The PR Winners and Losers of 2015

Written by: jboit | Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 4:18pm | Blog

This past year had some spectacular PR winners and losers. So I tried to boil it down to just one in each category, plus a look ahead at what’s in store for 2016. Here goes:

How to Write an Effective and Impactful Letter to the Editor

Written by: mnesin | Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 1:26pm | Blog

A simple, well-written letter to the editor is a great way to gain exposure for your organization or to position yourself as a thought leader in the community.

A Crisis Comms Playbook: Finding your Xs and Os

Written by: jtapper | Friday, December 11, 2015 - 3:21pm | Blog

The National Football League has been forced to weather an almost non-stop barrage of crises over the last 15 months.