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Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. As a trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber/SIGINT, defense, electronic warfare, homeland security, and secure communications capabilities, Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, the company employs approximately 3,500 people across the U.S. and Canada.

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Takeda is a patient-focused, innovation-driven global pharmaceutical company that builds on a distinguished 235-year history, aspiring to bring better health and a brighter future for people worldwide. The network of Takeda spans over 70 countries and regions worldwide, in Japan, the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific Region. Takeda’s pharmaceutical products are marketed in around 100 countries worldwide, including partnerships (marketing alliance partners).


HII is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of manufacturing, engineering and management services to the nuclear energy, oil and gas markets. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 36,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

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Thinking above and beyond is what we do. For more than 80 years, we’ve been reimagining the experience of flight – and where it can take us. We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to certify a commercial helicopter. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we’re defining the future of on-demand mobility. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas – as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., – we have strategic locations around the globe. And with nearly one quarter of our workforce having served, helping our military achieve their missions is a passion of ours. Above all, our breakthrough innovations deliver exceptional experiences to our customers. Efficiently. Reliably. And always, with safety at the forefront.

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The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications offers eight comprehensive, current, and digitally focused online master’s specializations for students interested in completing a Master of Arts in Mass Communication graduate degree from a top-ranked public university. Each master’s specialization is uniquely focused and tailored to prepare students to be effective communicators and storytellers. Specializations include Audience Analytics, Digital Strategy, Global Strategic Communication, Political Communication, Public Interest Communication, Public Relations, Social Media, and Web Design.

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Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of healthcare and nutrition. Bayer products and services are designed to benefit people by supporting efforts to overcome the major challenges presented by a growing and aging global population. At the same time, the Bayer Group aims to increase its earning power and create value through innovation and growth. Bayer’s presence in the United States stretches back to the 19th century and the introduction of one of the company’s flagship products, Aspirin. Since then, Bayer has achieved numerous scientific and medical breakthroughs and continued creating some of America’s most loved brands. Bayer is committed to the principles of sustainable development, and the Bayer brand stands for trust, reliability and quality throughout the world. In fiscal 2018, the Bayer Group employed around 117,000 people and had sales of 39.6 billion euros. For more information, go to

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The Strategic Communication Online Master’s Program at Michigan State University is a professional degree built to empower communicators to unleash their individual potential. MSU StratCom helps meet marketplace demands with courses in areas of organizational communication for leadership, media analytics and digital media. Continue your path to becoming a leader in strategic and digital communications with our award-winning master’s program.

The Next Practice

The Next Practice Collective is a founder-driven network of firms that form common teams to create perpetual competitive advantage and value for its clients. The group consists of eight firms with expertise that includes digital media, performance marketing, social purpose, technology solutions and software development, data science and analytics and digital security. Teams are based in Austin, Dallas, Memphis, and New York.


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The Strategic Communications Leadership Initiative provides thought leadership and sets standards for practicing strategic communications, thereby advancing the profession. We identify and endorse best practices to enhance engagement and share methods to increase the effectiveness and value of strategic communications. We do this by encouraging diverse thinking, fostering learning and achieving synergy of ideas and innovation among people and across organizations. The SCLI engages an active volunteer Board of Advisors, advises on the program content at a National Summit on Strategic Communications, and conducts interactive programs, seminars and training to share knowledge and expertise within the professional community.

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LinkedIn is the largest professional social network in the world. LinkedIn is present in more than 200 countries and has more than 645 million users. We help connect the world’s professionals with employment opportunities, and transform the way companies hire, advertise and sell. Our vision is to create economic opportunities for all who are part of the labor market.

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PR’s most sophisticated, influential audience relies on O’Dwyer’s in-depth stories and extensive databases backed by 51 years of reporting on PR.  Both the New York Times and Washington Post have referred to O’Dwyer’s as the “bible” of PR.  Buyers searching for expertise in specialized PR areas such as healthcare, technology and finance regularly comb the exclusive annual O’Dwyer rankings.

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Ned Lundquist’s “Job of the Week” free email networking newsletter for professional communicators started way back at the dawn of the 21st century and attracted a cult following of more than 11,000 newsletter subscribers today. The 10K milestone was reached October 6, 2006. Not satisfied with mere electronic mail as a communications tool, Ned decided to take JOTW online. The job leads are just one reason his faithful followers begin their Mondays (and sometimes Tuesdays through Fridays) with a cuppa and JOTW.

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Global Gateway Advisors is a communications consultancy focused on helping companies, nonprofits, organizations and governments to establish, grow, enhance and protect their reputation through dialogue and influencer engagement. We work closely with our clients to develop flexible, responsive strategies to communicate through times of crisis, transition or transformation. We specialize in corporate public affairs, health, technology, finance and social impact and our focus areas are highlighted below. Our approach is to offer smart, pragmatic, experienced counsel informed by tangible insights and focused on the results that our clients value. We ask the right questions from the start to form the foundation for strong results, and we are always looking around the corner to anticipate what’s next. We believe that effective communications can serve as a gateway to understanding, mutual respect and new opportunities. In a hyper-connected and increasingly distracted world, organizations need a clear and targeted communications framework to achieve impact.

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