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Face-to-face today, interface-to-interface tomorrow

by Doug Downs, managing partner I learned this exercise early in my public consultation career some 15 years ago. Two participants sit back to back, with one describing verbally a scene on a piece of paper to the second person who must draw what the first person is describing without seeing it. Inevitably what the second…

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The Superman of southern Alberta

When the floods hit southern Alberta, the man who looks more like Clark Kent, Calgary’s Mayor Nenshi, stepped forward to take on a communications role that has clearly created his legacy. As everyone knows, this June the Bow and Elbow rivers that run through Calgary surged over their banks and swamped the downtown and low-lying…

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New partner joins JGR Communications

Doug Downs, an experienced communications professional with more than 25 years in media, communications and project management, today joins JGR Communications as Managing Partner. Doug’s experience includes roles in stakeholder and media relations for large utilities and energy companies. “Doug exemplifies the ‘clear strategy, powerful narrative’ philosophy of JGR Communications,” says Jim Rudolph, President and Founding Partner. “Doug…

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Is your crisis communications plan ready?

Few of us like to think about the unthinkable. That breath-halting moment when a critical part breaks or a human error sends a company or organization scrambling to save lives and protect staff and customers. While most companies have safety plans and emergency response plans of some form, many do not have crisis communications plans….

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One year of “Clear Strategy, Powerful Narrative”

JGR Communications is celebrating one year in business. What a year we’ve had. From helping high-profile clients manage issues to helping start-ups find their communications footing, JGR Communications has delivered results. Thank you to all the clients that have put their trust in JGR Communications. As well, numerous suppliers and project partners have helped ensure…

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New communications firm launched in Edmonton

June 30, 2010 (Edmonton, Alta.) – Businesses and organizations who want to inform, engage and involve their employees, customers, stakeholders and media have a new, high-impact service to provide them with clear, strategic public relations counsel – JGR Communications. The Edmonton-based consultancy is headed by Jim Rudolph, an award-winning communicator with extensive experience in strategic…

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