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…

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  • Managing Reputation When Everything Leaks

    … of something wrong. Own your side of the street promptly, make public amends, and then move forward with a painful lesson learned. Want to know more about dealing with crisis? Here are tips from Judy Smith, the inspiration for the hit show “Scandal.” 2) Update Your Ethics and Termination Clauses Have you updated your ethics code to include digital data…

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  • Demand Success in a Post: Highlights from Day 2 of #Demand14

    … Smith Every organization needs to think about how to handle crises proactively because sooner or later, one will appear. Judy Smith, world-renowned crisis communicator and inspiration for the hit TV show, “Scandal”, closed Demand Success 2014 with expert advice on PR and crisis communications. During her session, Judy discussed best practices based…

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  • 14 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Demand Success 2014

    … of SHFT; and Judy Smith, world-renowned crisis communicator and inspiration of the hit TV show Scandal. 2. Thought leaders. Gain insights from people like Ann Handley, co-author of Content Rules; Chris Brogan, New York Times bestselling author of new book The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth; and Laura Ries, author of Visual Hammer. 3. Marketing…

    Erin Feldman/ Vocus Blog- 9 readers -
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