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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.

Mining hidden news gems in Small Town USA

Written by: Dave | Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:52am | Blog

One of the things I absolutely adore about being on the road (other than force-feeding my children a diet of great rock music) is picking up the local newspaper wherever we stop. There’s typically a great nugget of local news to draw me in, no matter how little resonance it has in my life.

Stopping modern day yellow journalism

Written by: Jessica | Monday, August 7, 2017 - 12:39pm | Blog

 At a time when facts and mutual respect are needed more than ever, some political donors are drafting a blueprint to expand echo chambers.

Facebook changes target clickbait, frustrates social media specialists

Written by: Sophie | Monday, July 17, 2017 - 9:27am | Blog

Facebook has officially joined the fray to fight against fake news and has recently announced changes to the social media platform.

Is The White House Hurting PR? The Jury is Still Out.

Written by: Stacey | Monday, June 26, 2017 - 2:01pm | Blog

The White House communications staff is arguably the most visible set of communications professionals in the country. And, according to a recent study, they could be damaging the industry.

The Element of Surprise as a PR Tactic

Written by: Cady | Friday, June 2, 2017 - 12:07pm | Blog

Planning a surprise is difficult. Take, for example, a recent surprise party I planned for a friend turning 30—there was an added layer of secrecy to our conversations, as we tried to cover our tracks and avoid any suspicions.