Is it time to retire the press conference?

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Pricing How it works Case studies Log in Create free account PricingHow it worksLog in Is it time for the press conference to retire? By Jared Thompson | Sept. 16, 2021 It’s noon on Monday; time for a free lunch. That’s what weekly football team press conferences felt like when I was working in the…

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What do athletes think of Blinder?

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While Blinder’s technology is driven by communications managers, the thoughts of athletes have heavily-shaped what we’ve created.

Here David Pocock, Will Genia, Reece Hodge and Michael Hooper – from the Australian national rugby team – share their thoughts on what Blinder does for them and the Qantas Wallabies.

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Andy Seeley: The unbeaten UCF Knights, Shaquem Griffin and CoSIDA

The last 12 months have kept Andy Seeley on his toes. He’s run athletics communications for the University of Central Florida (UCF), as they’ve experienced unprecedented interest in their unbeaten Knights football team. The Division 1 college went on to proclaim themselves as ‘National Champions’, which did little to settle things down.

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Matthew Syed and ‘You Are Awesome’

When he was eight, Matthew Syed’s parents bought him and his big brother a full-size table tennis table. Fortunately, the family had a garage which was big enough to fit both the Super Deluxe 1000 and the increasingly competitive boys. Having a table and a big brother were just a couple of the advantages that Matthew enjoyed on his path to becoming a British table tennis champion.

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21 reasons sports teams choose Blinder

PR managers in pro sport have faced a tough choice until recently.
When arranging media phone interviews, they’ve either had to share the personal numbers of their athletes and coaches – without being too sure where those numbers are ending up – or they’ve had to put a whole lot of extra resource into providing access without distributing numbers.
They now have a third option – and it’s changed the game. Let’s take a look at how:

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