Sean Mallen News

ESG Conference

With #ESG on everyone’s lips, I’m really looking forward to taking part in the Daring to Leap online Forum tomorrow. Host Faith Goodman and her colleagues at the VeriStell Institute have pulled together an impressive array of speakers who will be going at the issues from all angles. #corporatepurpose

Mind Over Matter Magazine

On the third annual Women’s Brain Health Day, I’m looking at the just-released edition of Mind Over Matter magazine. I was honoured to once again contribute a few articles, including one on the #standahead challenge—the major fundraiser for Women’s Brain Health Initiative. It’s a great cause, with the funds going to important research and educational programs that benefit …

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Humber College Talk

Thanks so much to Heather Seaman for inviting me to speak to her journalism class at Humber College. A great group of young people with insightful questions. Heather advised me that they were a bit nervous about calling people for interviews. I told them that I was absolutely terrified before doing my first interview in journalism school, back …

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2021 in Review

I hope you’ll pardon a few reflective words as 2021 comes to an end. I was extraordinarily fortunate in the past 12 months to assist a fascinating and diverse array of clients. There were #mediatraining sessions for a Big Five bank, a major healthcare institution, a multinational food company, a leading law firm and our valued and …

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Costa Concordia

This New York Times attached  story reminds me that it was 10 years ago this month that Dan Hodgson and I were on Giglio to cover the extraordinary story of the Costa Concordia for Global News. I still remember the heartbreaking interview we did with Kevin Rebello, whose brother was among the lost. Good that the Times caught …

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Crisis Comms Mastery

A pleasure to be asked to speak at the Crisis Comms Mastery virtual summit, hosted by Agility PR Solutions. The natural human tendency when faced with bad headlines is to hide under your desk, turn off your phone and hope reporters will go away. They won’t, trust me. I was one for 30+ years. Effective media …

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