Did you watch the 2019 Oscars telecast? I did – that’s why I’m looking at how the stars’ publicists did on the most important night in Hollywood.
It was the first time in the history of the broadcast that the program went host-less. Join me and my long-term friend and fellow pop culture enthusiast Mary Mitschow as we each chose our top three hits and misses by both stars and publicists on Oscar night and riffed on our take.
We’re digging into whether the stars’ publicists did a good job of promoting their clients’ brands in a way that kept them on-brand and on message. Or did they leave something to be desired, causing more work for themselves on the back-end of the show?
- Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Oscar Introduction
- Spike Lee Storms Out of Oscars After ‘Green Book’ Win, Says Academy Made Bad Call
- Jennifer Hudson Sings ‘I’ll Fight’ Live at Oscars 2019
- Melissa McCarthy and Brian Tyree Henry Present the Oscar for Costume Design
- Mahershala Ali Accepts the Oscar for Supporting Actor
Molly McPherson, M.S., APR, combines her knowledge of current communication practices with years of news and PR experience to develop the right plans and messaging for clients to protect and build their reputations. Molly founded the Communicate with Confidence Leadership Training Program and frequently speaks on crisis communications, public relations and social media.
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© Molly McPherson 2019