As your partner in building the future, our communications experience, skills, and insights help advance your business goals – not just when things go well, but also when your reputation and bottom line are at stake.
Success in any field requires sharply-defined goals and a demonstrated ability to understand and address the needs of your customers, partners, and other stakeholders. Straightforward, strategically-targeted communication is essential – both internally and externally, including outreach to media and public officials when appropriate.
Chase Media professionals leverage decades of experience in journalism, media relations, strategic planning, crisis management, marketing, public policy, politics, personal outreach, social media, and other disciplines.
We offer the full range of skills and services to analyze your challenges, formulate and execute plans, and achieve your goals.
Dianne Lynn Chase is Principal and founder of Chase Media, which offers expert services in media relations, media training, development and instruction in crisis communication, planning and management, message development, issues management, and presentation and interviewing skills training for corporate non-profit and government clients.
Ms. Chase has extensive experience as spokesperson and on-the-scene media consultant in crisis situations for a variety of clients, including international business concerns. With an extensive career in broadcast journalism, she brings a wealth of insight, knowledge, understanding and unique experience to serving client partners.
Her work includes establishing positive media relationships and events for clients, conducting numerous successful media interviews on behalf of client partners, as well as developing and conducting a writing improvement course for key communicators with the U.S. Forest Service.
Ms. Chase has established expertise, comprehensive experience and ability in high-level professional communications, crisis communications planning, training and management, media relations, public relations, executive communications coaching and consulting, and presentation skills training. She is a creative manager, organization leader, professional instructor/trainer, communications consultant, free-lance writer and public speaker who has managed comprehensive campaigns to promote clients’ public policy positions.
Ms. Chase’s broadcast journalism career includes positions throughout the Carolinas as news director, anchor, and reporter at the top news radio stations. Winner of numerous local, state, regional, and national broadcast journalism awards, Ms. Chase served as adjunct professor at UNC-Charlotte, Winthrop University, the University of Bucharest, Romania, and Knoxville Business College.
She is past International Chair of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), past Chair of IABC Southern Region and current president of IABC Charlotte.
Ms. Chase is a long-standing board member of the Radio-Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (formerly the Radio Television News Directors Association of the Carolinas.) She was elected the organization’s first woman president and was the first RTNDAC president re-elected to a second consecutive term. She spearheaded record membership expansion, conference attendance and budget growth for the organization. She currently serves on the board as Chair of Professional Development.
Her professional history includes:
Ms. Chase has served with a number of civic and philanthropic endeavors including:
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Specialties: Crisis Communication; Crisis Communication Plans; Crisis Communication Training; Media Relations; Media Training; Executive Coaching; Presentation Skills Coaching; Message Development; Business Writing and Editing
For more than 30 years – most of it in Washington, DC – Brent Gilroy has helped clients across many interest sectors identify and achieve their goals via effective and compelling communications initiatives. His work focuses on educating key audiences and promoting meaningful action by private and public sector leaders.
As an independent public affairs counselor – and earlier in senior posts with the Washington offices of Burson-Marsteller and Powell Tate – Brent has led integrated lobbying/communications teams (along with specialists in coalition building, opinion research, and other disciplines) serving fields such as:
Brent specific skills and services include:
Brent previously served as the chief aide to a member of the U.S. Congress, and was a journalist.
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