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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.

Pinterest and Pucks: A Winning Combo

Written by: dguarino | Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 2:13pm | Blog

At its core, communications, particularly social media, is about knowing your audience and getting them the information they want, the way they want it, and when they want it.


The AP Writes Some Confusing Copy

Written by: jboit | Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 4:18pm | Blog
The Associated Press announced last week that it is too long-winded—and then proceeded to ramble. Effective immediately, the AP—that backbone of the global news engine, that impressive wire service that arrives first to the fire and first to the war, that resource of hard, cold facts and information that does the legwork so that other reporters may stand on their shoulders and let their own copy sing—is dumbing it down.

Despite Rumors, Twitter Lives On

Written by: mnesin | Monday, May 5, 2014 - 11:15am | Blog
Last Monday, I committed to increasing my Twitter presence, giving myself a little pat on the back for my newfound devotion to the future of communications. Imagine my surprise when two days later The Atlantic published a eulogy for the social networking site.

Sweet rebound: NBA commissioner delivers passionate condemnation of racist remarks

Written by: cjones | Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 9:33am | Blog
Today, National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver held a press conference following the Donald Sterling investigation and announced his decision to ban Sterling from all NBA activities and fine him $2.5 million. Silver surely must have seen my blog post from yesterday (I mean, who hasn’t, right?) because his delivery was the exact opposite of what I had originally criticized...

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver a little too prepared for press conference

Written by: cjones | Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 11:50am | Blog
For the past month, the topic of discussion in the National Basketball Association has been the playoffs, the possible champions and the MVP race. But this discussion took a negative turn Saturday when an audio tape recording allegedly of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was released by TMZ. The tape played a conversation between apparently between Sterling and his girlfriend, V. Stiviano, in which Sterling told her that he does not like her “publicizing” her relationship with black people and to not bring them to his games—specifically NBA all-time great Earvin “Magic” Johnson...