David Chauvin

No. 425: Healthy hospitals, debt-free docs and a ReCharged LI – plus, the big book of bioelectronics

  Half full: Welcome to Wednesday, dear readers, and the midpoint of this latest summery week of socioeconomic progress. Hard to believe, but tomorrow is already Aug. 1 – making today July 31, a busy one for the sweet-toothed (National Raspberry Cake Day, National Cotton Candy Day and National Jump For Jelly Beans Day) and puppy-lovers (National Mutt Day, an annual mixed-breed mixer). Aloha: To our readers in the great State of Hawaii, a happy…


Trust fading, brand reps bank on Social Responsibility

By DAVID CHAUVIN // For a professional communicator, nothing is more important than trust. Have it, and your message can be powerful and effective; lose it, and, well, your career might be over. But it’s not that simple. Trust – specifically, how to maintain it – is a complicated subject in 2019. Our country is characterized by a stubborn, entrenched polarization that encourages us to label any media outlet, personality or influencer espousing different viewpoints…


At Zimm/Ed, feeling the learn

The interns aren’t the only ones doing the learning at ZimmEdU. Every semester, in addition to administrative help around the office, guest lectures from PR and media professionals and other traditional work-study staples, participants in the eight-year-old internship program at Great Neck strategic communications firm Zimmerman/Edelson face a unique task. The students are given a “challenge project” focused on “some form of communications they have to study and implement, to understand its depth,” according to…