BraudCast Question: Who should be your spokesperson in a crisis?

In the public relations industry there is often a debate about who should be the spokesperson for a company in a crisis. Some may argue that it should be the CEO or a senior executive, while others argue it should be a public relations professional. Please share your opinion with us and it may be shared this Friday in a follow-up video.

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This question is one of a series of debates in the media relations, crisis communications, public relations, and social media industries where you and your colleagues can share observations with each other. Yes, YOU are invited to share your bite size bits of best practices. Here is how:

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Step 2: You will see a short video that poses a new question every Monday. You then post your best practices and observations on The BraudCast YouTube channel.

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  1. Our Superintendent is the official spokesperson for the corporation, and we’re quite fortunate that he is well-spoken and comfortable speaking in challenging situations. Most people know him as the Superintendent, and he is in charge. Not all leaders have the skills and willingness to take on the media during a crisis, but I think, especially in a public-serving entity like schools, when you have a leader who can handle the role of spokesperson, it is to everyone’s benefit that they do so – at least in the initial stages of or following a crisis.

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