The below Blog is written by Richard Levick. We have included here his bio which should indicate the experience and consciousness from which he speaks. His blog therefore sheds light on the advise and strategies sought and implemented by corporations and government in what they consider a “public relations crisis”.
Biography – Richard Levick, Esq:
President & CEO of Levick Strategic Communications, represents countries and companies in the highest-stakes global crises and litigation. His firm has directed media strategies on Guantanamo Bay; the Catholic Church; the Wall Street crisis; most of the front-page product recalls; and the largest regulatory, corruption, and merger matters in the world.
Mr. Levick was honored in two consecutive years (2009-2010) on the prestigious list of “The 100 Most Influential People in the Boardroom” by the NACD and Directorship Magazine, which is based on a survey of 15,000 public company directors and executives. He has been named to multiple professional Halls of Fame for lifetime achievement. Mr. Levick and his firm have received multiple other professional awards, including, including Crisis, Litigation, Investor Relations, and Food Crisis Communications Agency of the Year.
Mr. Levick is the co-author of several books including “Stop the Presses: The Crisis & Litigation PR Desk Reference,” and is a regular commentator on television, in print, and on the most widely read business blogs including Forbes.com and TheStreet.com.