SPIN is a Four Letter Word

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The world of media is an ever-evolving machine, growing in unique ways. From its early days when print dominated, to the dawn of online news and the birth of social media flipping everything on its ear, the era of storytelling, communication and breaking news has changed dramatically. Hearing the word "spin" is every public relation professional’s worst nightmare. To some, the term “public relations” stirs up a variety of buzzwords: “crisis communications”, “media” or even the dreaded “spin” word itself; this show serves to clear up misunderstandings and stereotypes. Hosted by long-time PR pro and President of Maroon PR, John Maroon, SPIN is a Four Letter Word gets right to the heart of the public relation and media-industry scene today with a no-fluff, cut-to-the-chase show that discusses issues impacting our world. We delve into important topics and talk to some of the top journalists, PR pros and news makers in the business today.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Sean Welsh, Interim Vice President for Towson University Marketing and Communications | 14

    As a journalist turned PR pro, Sean Welsh brings a unique perspective to his role as Interim Vice President for Towson University Marketing and Communications. Before making the jump to public relations with the team at TU, Sean was a journalist for The Aegis newspaper in Harford County, MD and a digital ...


  2. Media Pitching in Today's News Cycle | 13

    No matter who you are, reaching out to the media can be tough... but it doesn’t have to be! MPR’s very own Account Director, Eric Hammond, joins John and Matt as they discuss the do’s and don’ts of media pitching and ways to be creative to stand out from the ...


  3. John Minadakis, President at Jimmy's Famous Seafood | 12

    Did someone say crab cakes? John Maroon and Jen Renehan welcome John Minadakis, President at Jimmy’s Famous Seafood. Emigrating from Greece, Demetrios “Jimmy” Minadakis opened the restaurant in 1974 with his sons John and Tony keeping the legacy alive. Since then, Jimmy’s has become a Maryland and national staple, not ...


  4. Previewing the BMW Championship | 11

    John and Matt welcome John Borneman, Senior Director of Communications for the Western Golf Association and the Evans Scholars Foundation, as they prepare for the 2021 BMW Championship at Caves Valley Golf Club. An Evans Scholar recipient himself, John shares the history of the foundation and the impact it has ...


  5. Rob Nelson, Inventor and Founder of Big League Chew | 10

    Join John Maroon and Maroon PR Account Director Nicole Durante in having some Bubble Gum Fun with Rob Nelson, inventor and founder of Big League Chew. This iconic bubble gum brand and longtime client of Maroon PR provides a product that is fun, shareable, and high-quality. This partnership is unlike ...