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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.

Message Delivered

Written by: Brittany | Monday, November 14, 2016 - 9:05am | Blog

Trump’s presidential win is certainly the political upset of our American history. Now the navel gazing begins of why and how.

Burying Bad News

Written by: jtapper | Monday, April 4, 2016 - 2:43pm | Blog

“Take Out the Trash Day” is Public Relations 101. It often goes by other names (“Friday News Dump” is among the more popular), but they all aim to do the same thing – bury bad news when no one is paying attention. The Wednesday before Thanksgiving? Perfect.

Trump’s Strategic Usage of Anti-Media Rhetoric

Written by: amiller | Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 1:30pm | Blog

At a campaign rally on January 5th in Claremont, New Hampshire, Trump continuously gestured to journalists covering the event, calling them stupid liars who scheme to obscure his popularity.

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,