Judy Smith

Judy A. Smith (born October 27, 1958) is an American author, television producer, and crisis manager. She is known as the founder, president, and CEO of the crisis management firm, Smith & Company. Her work in crisis management is the inspiration for the ABC television series Scandal.
Posts about Judy Smith
  • 10 Ways to Improve Your Crisis Communications

    … the parade and serve in the role of savior.” They point out that the public relations problem was far greater than the school’s expectations for managing the problem. In their textbook Evaluating Public Relations: A Guide to Planning, Research and Measurement, Tom Watson and Paul Noble discuss the need for “critical reflection” of problems…

    Jim Dougherty/ Vocus Blogin Social Facebook Twitter- 8 readers -
  • Managing Reputation When Everything Leaks

    … is what futurist David Brin aptly surmised in his post last week about privacy. In essence, communicators have to face three realities: A) People engage in unsavory or embarrassing acts every single day. A certain percentage of the population is always engaged in such activity, including your workforce. B) The combination of public surveillance…

    Geoff Livingston/ Vocus Blogin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Demand Success in a Post: Highlights from Day 2 of #Demand14

    … that take you on a journey to see how technologies developed by NASA impact your life and pave the way to the future. Scott Bednar, Becky Jaramillo make up the content and social media team for NASA 360. In this session they describe their processes for turning brand content into captivating video and social experiences for the targeted 18-35…

    Brian Conlin/ Vocus Blogin Social- 18 readers -
  • 14 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Demand Success 2014

    … intelligence. Pick the brains of leading marketing and PR experts like Shonali Burke and Richard Binhammer to learn how to generate more leads and build a stronger brand. 4. Tech and social media giants. Hear from Google’s Avinash Kaushik, Twitter’s Sebastian Turner and Karen Wickre, and Hootsuite’s Sandy Pell. 5. Personalized tracks. We have three…

    Erin Feldman/ Vocus Blog- 9 readers -