Guest Blog: Coaching at the Special Olympics Pennsylvania State Games

Conor O’Donnell has been an Affect Strategies intern since May 2007. A Philadelphia native and current NYU student, Conor returned home last weekend to participate in the Special Olympics’ annual Pennsylvania State Games. We asked Conor to step into the guest blogger seat to tell us about his experience. I’ve been volunteering with Special Olympic Swimming for 5 years now. After a hiatus because of college and work, I returned this past weekend to Penn State to help coach at the yearly Pennsylvania Read more […]

Guest Blog: The Inside Scoop on Fox Business

Walter Ocner attended PR Newswire and MultiVu’s Media Luncheon today. His guest blog follows. Thanks, Walter! PR Newswire hosted a fascinating seminar in midtown Manhattan this afternoon which I was fortunate to attend. The focus was to give a behind-the-scenes look at Fox Business Network and hear from the people who decide what goes on the air. Moderated by Andrew Meranus, Director of Agency Vertical at PR Newswire, the panel consisted of Andrew Hoffman, Executive Producer at Fox Business; Read more […]

Guest Blog: Walter’s Top Ten Places to Eat in New York City

Walter circulated this email today, and we felt it was too good not to post to the blog. Be sure to check out the accompanying Google map! Here at Affect Strategies, we have clients come from all over the world to see us. For many of them, this is their first time in New York City, and invariably the question comes up about what are the best places to eat. As someone who takes the business of food very seriously, I cannot live with the thought of someone visiting our wonderful city and partaking Read more […]

Guest Blog: Meet & Greet with Baldwin-Wallace College PR Students

Walter Ocner, one of our Account Executives, recently had dinner with a group of Baldwin-Wallace College public relations students during their trip to New York City. He had a great time and graciously wrote up this account of the evening to share on our blog. Right before the holidays, I had the good fortune to meet with a group of students from the Baldwin-Wallace College PR program, located in Cleveland Ohio. These students came to New York City for the first time to experience the Read more […]