2017 Alabama Media Professionals Communications Contest Award – State Award – Honorable Mention presented to Donna Francavilla for  Radio and Television Advertising – Radio “FOSM 2016 60 Spot”

2017 Alabama Media Professionals Communications Award 2017 Alabama Media Professionals Communications Contest Award – State Award – Honorable Mention presented to Donna Francavilla for  Radio and Television Advertising – Radio “FOSM 2016 60 Spot”

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TIPS: How to use a microphone

HOW TO USE A MICROPHONE How to use a microphone when speaking in publicHow do you properly use a microphone so that you don’t sound like you talking to the interviewer from China? If you are being interviewed in a radio station, most likely you will be seated or be standing in front of a […]

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TIPS: HOW CAN YOU PRESENT YOUR BEST SELF?

<img width="1024" height="683" src="https://franklyspeakingcommunications.com//wp-content/uploads/2017/03/professional-development-tips-how-can-you-present-your-best-self-1024x683.jpg" alt="PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TIPS: HOW CAN YOU PRESENT YOUR BEST SELF?" srcset="https://i1.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/professional-development-tips-how-can-you-present-your-best-self.jpg?resize=1024%2C683 1024w, https://i1.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/professional-development-tips-how-can-you-present-your-best-self.jpg?resize=300%2C200 300w, https://i1.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/professional-development-tips-how-can-you-present-your-best-self.jpg?resize=768%2C512 768w, https://i1.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/professional-development-tips-how-can-you-present-your-best-self.jpg?resize=600%2C400 600w, https://i1.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/professional-development-tips-how-can-you-present-your-best-self.jpg?resize=1200%2C800 1200w, https://i1.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/professional-development-tips-how-can-you-present-your-best-self.jpg?resize=272%2C182 272w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> <h2><strong>20 Things Likable People Do &amp; What You Can Learn From Them</strong></h2>When thinking about what to write about for this month’s Alabama Media Professional […]

Donna Francavilla named 2015 Positive Maturity’s “Top 50 Over 50,”

<img width="1024" height="768" src="https://franklyspeakingcommunications.com//wp-content/uploads/2017/03/donna-francavilla-named-2015-positive-maturitys-top-50-over-50-1024x768.jpg" alt="Donna Francavilla named 2015 Positive Maturity’s &quot;Top 50 Over 50,”" srcset="https://i0.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/donna-francavilla-named-2015-positive-maturitys-top-50-over-50.jpg?resize=1024%2C768 1024w, https://i0.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/donna-francavilla-named-2015-positive-maturitys-top-50-over-50.jpg?resize=300%2C225 300w, https://i0.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/donna-francavilla-named-2015-positive-maturitys-top-50-over-50.jpg?resize=768%2C576 768w, https://i0.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/donna-francavilla-named-2015-positive-maturitys-top-50-over-50.jpg?resize=1200%2C900 1200w, https://i0.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/donna-francavilla-named-2015-positive-maturitys-top-50-over-50.jpg?w=1600 1600w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> In the late 1980's the Washington Post wrote about Donna Francavilla, a young news director who turned the tables on entrepreneur Donald Trump. While covering a […]

PROFILE: Breaking the story: Donna Francavilla paves her own way in the business news world

<img width="600" height="340" src="https://franklyspeakingcommunications.com//wp-content/uploads/2017/03/About-Donna-Francavilla-of-Frankly-Speaking-Communications-Public-Relations-Firm-of-Birmingham-Alabama.jpg" alt="Donna Francavilla featured in 2016 Shelby County Reporter’s annual Profile Magazine, published in 2/2016" srcset="https://i0.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/About-Donna-Francavilla-of-Frankly-Speaking-Communications-Public-Relations-Firm-of-Birmingham-Alabama.jpg?w=600 600w, https://i0.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/About-Donna-Francavilla-of-Frankly-Speaking-Communications-Public-Relations-Firm-of-Birmingham-Alabama.jpg?resize=300%2C170 300w" sizes="(max-width: 600px) 100vw, 600px" /> Donna Francavilla has earned numerous awards and recognition for her skill as a reporter. (For the Reporter / Dawn Harrison)</p><h2><strong>Donna paves her own way in the business news world.</strong></h2><p><strong> […]

Professional Development Tips: Character Counts

<img width="612" height="351" src="https://franklyspeakingcommunications.com//wp-content/uploads/2017/03/CharacterCounts.jpg" alt="Professional Development Tips: Character Counts" srcset="https://i2.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/CharacterCounts.jpg?w=612 612w, https://i2.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/CharacterCounts.jpg?resize=300%2C172 300w" sizes="(max-width: 612px) 100vw, 612px" /> <h4><em><strong>"Think and act as if the cameras and the microphones are always on. If you make a mistake, own up to it, apologize to those you have hurt, lick your wounds, and move on."</strong></em></h4>Donna Francavilla, Founder, Frankly […]

TIPS FOR DELIVERING A POWERFUL PITCH/SPEECH

<img width="698" height="400" src="https://franklyspeakingcommunications.com//wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Presentation-Training.jpg" alt="TIPS FOR DELIVERING A POWERFUL PITCH/SPEECH" srcset="https://i0.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Presentation-Training.jpg?w=698 698w, https://i0.wp.com/franklyspeakingcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Presentation-Training.jpg?resize=300%2C172 300w" sizes="(max-width: 698px) 100vw, 698px" /> <strong>Have you ever felt anxious when delivering a pitch or speech?</strong> Did you nervously pace the floors? Did you fret over time limitations and feel tormented over over whether all the important points were addressed? Has […]

2012 Alabama Media Professionals Communications Contest Award – State Award – Third Place presented to Donna Francavilla for “Personal Column On The Air” or Critic’s Review – Radio “CBS Radio Reporter’s Notebook”

2012 Alabama Media Professionals Communications Contest Award – State Award – Third Place presented to Donna Francavilla for News Article Written Specifically for the Web “Radio, TV Stations Show Unparalleled Commitment While Covering Alabama Tornadoes”

2012 Alabama Media Professionals Communications Contest Award – State Award – First Place presented to Donna Francavilla for Prepared Report – Radio “Storm Wrap”

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