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.

So You’re Contracting a Graphic Designer…

Written by: mnesin | Friday, October 2, 2015 - 4:30pm | Blog

As a former reporter, I fancy myself pretty good at asking questions most of the time. However, when I was assigned with identifying and interviewing graphic design candidates for a content design project this summer, I found myself a little stumped.

A Tale of Two City Fixtures Under the Same Management

Written by: jtapper | Monday, September 28, 2015 - 9:49am | Blog

The Boston Red Sox have had a terrible year. Expected by experts to compete for the American League East title and a World Series berth, they have instead spent most of the season in last place, a collection of overpaid underachievers and youngsters still learning to be major leaguers.

Presidential Optics

Written by: jboit | Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 2:43pm | Blog

Forget about who smoked pot, who made more money, or who cares about working Americans more. What really took my breath away during the Republican presidential debate last night were the optics of the whole event.

The Storyline that Refuses to Die

Written by: rwalls | Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 4:08pm | Blog

It has been nearly two months since Cecil the Lion was killed in Zimbabwe, assassinated by an American dentist. He has been mourned with passion and fury. 

Ethical decision-making: Is all publicity, good publicity?

Written by: cjones | Monday, August 31, 2015 - 2:14pm | Blog

Television shows have frequently used their scripts to discuss current issues in a way to relate to their audience.