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

    … said than done, especially when responding to a crisis. PR expert Joe Grillo discusses how the situation analysis “must contain all relevant information.” He goes on to discuss that it must not only contain the facts but there must consensus about those facts before you can adequately respond to a crisis. Stacey Getz of Taproot uses the BP Gulf…

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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

    … This post wouldn’t have been possible without the hard work of Erin Feldman, Geoff Livingston and Allen Mireles. After an action-packed two days of marketing and PR goodness, Demand Success 2014 came to a close on Friday. It’s a shame the fun and learning couldn’t go on longer, but now we get the exciting opportunity to implement what we…

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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- 11 readers -
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