Earlier this summer, and at age 93, Marvin Strombo received international media attention for personally returning a lost heirloom he acquired while serving as a Marine to the awaiting family of Sadao Yasue, a Japanese Lance Corporal killed in action in Saipan in late June of 1944.
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About Mike Phillips
I work at AM:PM PR - a strategic communication firm based in Portland, Oregon.
Entries by Mike Phillips
Earlier this year, Portland author Bill Lascher was nominated by Literary Arts’ Oregon Book Awards program as a finalist in the general nonfiction category for his debut, “Eve of a Hundred Midnights.” While he didn’t win the award, his painstakingly researched book has received critical acclaim and rave reviews from purveyors of journalism.
Emil DeAndreis shares book marketing advice he’s garnered while promoting “Hard To Grip”
Last month the Oregonian reported that the Oregon Department of Justice reached a settlement with Portland-based Coolest Cooler project over complaints the company hasn’t delivered its crowdfunding rewards to expectant backers in a timely manner. The project is currently three years behind schedule and has failed to ship over 21,000 of its $200 coolers. The new […]
On Tuesday, July 11th we’re meeting at AM:PM PR at 6 p.m. to discuss “The Immortal Irishman” by Timothy Egan. The book details the life and times of Thomas Francis Meagher, who squeezed more life into his 43-years of life than most families cobble together in three generations. The next title in my summer bookclub is Hard […]
We’re delighted to announce one of Ireland’s finest songwriters – Mark Geary – is returning to perform at AM:PM PR June 27th for a “Living Room” concert in AM:PM PR’s living room, located at 2006 SE Clinton. Doors at 6:30 p.m., $10 suggested donation recommended, but not required. Mark is touring to promote his upcoming 5th studio […]
Summer is right around the bend, and for me, that means it’s reading season. This blog is to announce I’m kicking off a summer book club (mostly to incentivize myself to read titles I’ve been begrudgingly putting off due to grad school). And while I’ll have to stuff Games of Thrones and Harry Potter onto […]
Momentum Shift: The Fake News Problem and Who Is Working to Fix it
Today we’d like to formally announce the addition of the newest member of the AM:PM PR team, Karly Tarsia, who is hereby officially christened as an account coordinator and social strategist.
Earlier this week AM:PM PR cut a check to support a small newspaper in Eastern Oregon unfairly threatened with an expensive lawsuit from a governmental agency seeking to block its reporting. While the lawsuit was dropped on Tuesday (after Gov. Kate Brown interceded) the story reminds us that good journalism is under constant pressure from […]