Planning a successful news conference

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  Murphy helped plan and execute the high-visibility press conference to announce the five host cities for the 2012 Exergy Tour, an international ladies pro cycling race coming to Idaho. Murphy also worked with race officials to craft and disseminate news materials nationwide, resulting in hundreds of articles, blog posts, news stories and tweets overnight.

Agency News: Exergy Tour international ladies pro cycling race contracts with Murphy

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 (photo source) The 2012 EXERGY TOUR, a new international ladies pro cycling race, has contracted with Murphy Media Services to provide public relations and media outreach support to help launch its inaugural race in Idaho. The Exergy Tour will host 10-15 of the top ladies professional cycling teams comprised of many former, current and future National, […]

Patti Murphy receives award in prestigious 79th Annual Writer’s Digest writing competition

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Patti Murphy was recently recognized in the 79th Annual Writer’s Digest international writing competition for her feature article, “Memories of Minidoka.” Murphy’s article was selected to be among the top 50 magazine features submitted from around the world. This year’s competition received more than 13,000 total entries into various writing categories. “Memories of Minidoka” is a story […]

Agency News: Murphy tapped to assist Stan Olson, candidate for Idaho Superintendent

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In September, the Stan Olson for Idaho Superintendent of Education contracted with me to provide writing services and public relations and media outreach. I’m working with Olson campaign manager Nic Swanson to develop educational materials, press information, and to coordinate various events and speaking opportunities throughout Idaho for Dr. Olson. It’s an honor to be selected […]

Patti Murphy launches new “Momisms” book project

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Patti Murphy has teamed up with national best-selling author Elaine Ambrose to publish a new book on “Momisms” – the odd and silly sayings that mothers tell their children – and are seeking submissions from anyone who currently lives in Idaho. The book, tentatively titled “Mother Knows Best: 100 quotes Idahoan’s Remember From Their Mothers,” will be […]

Agency News: Patti Murphy wins IMPACT Excellence Award for feature writing

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My feature article, “Memories of Minidoka,” which I wrote for Sun Valley Magazine (www.sunvalleymag.com/Sun-Valley-Magazine/Winter-2010/Memories-of-Minidoka/), received the Excellence Award from Capital City Communicators in the 2010 IMPACT competition. The article chronicled the weekend that several Japanese Americans returned to the Minidoka  Internment Camp, where they had been imprisoned during World War II. It told the story […]