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Hacks and Flacks

Hacks and Flacks is a podcast that dissects PR, marketing and media from the inside out. We speak to comms experts and influencers to break down trends, share best practices and give advice. Winner of podcasting awards from the Publicity Club of New England and The Holmes Report. Produced by March Communications, an award-winning integrated PR and marketing agency with offices in Boston and Chicago. Subscribe to receive new episodes as they are published. For more visit www.marchcomms.com.

Apr 3, 2020

Tech media expert Sam Whitmore has been producing in-depth coverage of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the tech media. You can read all of his coverage over at mediasurvey.com. Today he joins the show to tell us how the tech media is handling the crisis, how coverage has changed, and what PR professionals...


Dec 19, 2019

Brands today are trying to reach buyers and influence audiences all around the world. When the time comes to run an international PR campaign in Europe, APAC, or elsewhere, where should a brand turn?

At March, global PR has been in our DNA since the very beginning, which is also why we're a longstanding member of ION, a...


Oct 7, 2019

A new bestseller from philanthropist and entrepreneur Melinda Gates tackles issues of gender equality and women's empowermnet. Her book "The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World," proposes that if you want to lift an entire society - all genders - you need to invest in women.

On this episode of Hacks...


Jun 10, 2019

The wellness tech industry encompasses much more than fitness bands and apps. There's lots of innovation happening in the way consumers monitor and improve their nutrition, sleep, mental health, and even plan for end-of-life care. On this week's Hacks and Flacks we talk to March's resident wellness tech experts, Kalyn...


May 23, 2018

Local TV news can be a great venue to tell a company's local story if you know how to reach the right person with the right pitch. In this episode of Hacks and Flacks, we speak to Marshall Hook, assignment editor at WHDH-TV Channel 7 in Boston, to learn the best ways PR professionals can pitch local broadcast...