Howell Communications combines wisdom and knowledge grounded in years of experience with cutting-edge techniques to bring our clients high-impact results in the real world.
On the strength of years of experience at the highest levels of business, government and journalism, Howell quickly learns our clients’ objectives, digs deep into the subject matter – and then develops a strategy that is high level, nuanced and actionable.
Taking into account both our clients’ internal considerations and the external environment in which their communications will be received, we distill messaging that cuts through the communications clutter and resonates with the target audience.
Founded by a former journalist and imbued with the belief that content is king, Howell Communications creates compelling content for the appropriate medium.
The “traditional” media continue to drive most content. Our team of seasoned professionals draws on trusted relationships, and decades of experience both in and with the media, to shape coverage that advances our clients’ objectives.
A fierce advocate for our clients, we have successfully managed high-profile, high-stakes crises for prominent public figures and organizations. Understanding how a crisis rivets public attention like nothing else, we also know how to turn crisis into opportunity.
Organizations are perceived through, and judged by, the actions of their leaders. Howell helps executives succeed in today’s communications environment with services such as speechwriting, the drafting of opinion pieces, the creation and management of a social media presence, and communications training.
Successful organizations and executives focus publicly on more than their own interests. Leadership in their industry and on social issues is both a differentiator and a reflection of their values – and therefore important to their image and reputation. Howell develops and executes thought leadership campaigns that position our clients as leaders in any realm.
Understanding where a client’s audience spends time online – and knowing how to connect with them on those platforms – is a vital component of any communications effort in today’s environment. Howell combines expertise in the full range of social media tools with strategic experience and wisdom, allowing us to incorporate social media into a comprehensive public relations program.
The management and protection of our clients’ brands is a critical piece of the strategic work we do – whether protecting brands in a crisis or amplifying the brand message.
With of years of experience speaking publicly and teaching others how to do it, we demystify this often-intimidating experience and arm our clients with the strategies, tactics and tools to succeed as communicators.
Howell has years of experience, both inside and outside government, of providing the public relations support so often crucial to success on a public policy or regulatory matter. We know how to influence the debate in a way that generates support for our clients’ positions.
Public Opinion Research
In addition to conducting public opinion research, Howell has the strategic experience to turn that research into actionable intelligence.