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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.

“In Defense” of Looking Back at Life

Written by: jtapper | Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:42am | Blog

It was the close-up photo of Richard Nixon which initially caught my attention.

A terrible tasting donut

Written by: bkrop | Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 1:48pm | Blog

We’ve seen this highlight reel before: Young celebrities get tangled up in something they shouldn’t and suddenly it’s viral news. As it has a thousand times before, the crisis continues longer than it should, and all because of clumsy communications.

The Biggest Hashtag Blunders of 2015…So Far

Written by: mnesin | Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 12:53pm | Blog

Amazon Prime Day became the latest hashtag campaign to crash and burn at the hands of a bunch of

WestJet’s Winning Communications Formula

Written by: jboit | Monday, July 13, 2015 - 4:34pm | Blog

Canada-based airline WestJet has received five bomb threats in this past month. You might think that would be disastrous for an aviation company.

And in this case you’d be wrong.

Rainbow flag in blue sky with clouds

Small Words, Big Punch: Love Won the Right to Marry

Written by: csusswein | Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 12:00am | Blog

When the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down on June 26, 2013, it was a watershed moment of celebration for the gay rights community and their supporters.