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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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PR’s intangible value

Communicators rightly strive to develop better measurement systems to demonstrate the value of public relations, but not every aspect of public relations is measurable. We know that BP Group Chief Executive Tony Hayward’s infamous “I’d like my life back” comment is part of a litany of poor communications judgment apparent throughout the Gulf Oil spill crisis….

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