David Henderson is an advisor to CEOs and senior executives on enhancing the value of organizational brand leadership and reputation in today’s fiercely competitive digital world.
He has rare and substantive credentials — Emmy Award winning former CBS Network News correspondent, bureau chief in Asia, and investigative reporter; expert global consultant on achieving authentic brand differentiation; veteran in the use of online technology for influential strategic communications; published author and lecturer.
David’s consultancy – News Strategies LLC – is grounded in the tenets of good journalism, exceptional and ethically-based crisis management, and committed to helping CEOs and top executives competitively differentiate and transform their organizations.
He previously served as Senior Vice President at Edelman Worldwide in the nation’s capital where he led the corporate brand and reputation management group and advised major clients including CSX Transportation, BF Goodrich and Bombardier.
As head of global marketing and communications for Gulfstream Aerospace, he rebranded the company for a successful IPO and made the name “Gulfstream” the hallmark of corporate aviation.
Among many distinctions, David was awarded a national Emmy Award while at CBS News for a report on hazardous materials used in passenger airliners that ultimately made flying safer for everyone. He received a Platinum Record for marketing of the historic Three Tenors Concert in Rome to become the biggest-selling classical recording and concert in history.
Greg Dobbs began his career as a producer, then a correspondent for 23 years with ABC News, where he won two national Emmy Awards, the Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, and a host of other honors.
For ABC’s World News Tonight, Good Morning America, Nightline, 20/20, and other ABC programs, Greg covered stories in more than 60 countries and in 49 states.
Then, Greg became chief correspondent and anchor for the weekly program “World Report” on HDNet, the all-high definition satellite and cable television network. He produced and reported documentaries about everything from the ports controversy in Dubai to the coca farmer who became Bolivia’s president, from the legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam to the phenomenon of assisted suicide in Switzerland, from the drug war in Colombia to the post-Apartheid era in South Africa, as well as programs in the United States about everything from living wage campaigns to bird flu to the controversy over immigration to the growth of pornography. For six years he also hosted a weekly Emmy Award-winning discussion program on Rocky Mountain PBS.
In between ABC and HDNet, Greg was the ratings leading talk show host during his time slot at 50,000 watt KOA Radio in Denver, twice winning the ‘Award of Excellence’ from the Colorado Broadcasters Association. He also wrote opinion columns for The Denver Post, the Rocky Mountain News, and the nationally syndicated Scripps Howard News Service. He also produced and reported for National Geographic Television.
Greg has advised corporate clients that have included the American Water Works Association, AT&T, BonaKemi USA, the Broadmoor Hotel, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints , Colorado Railcar, CSX Transportation, Daniels & Associates, Destination Hotels & Resorts, Farmers Insurance, Frontier Airlines, Gambro BCT, Habitat for Humanity, Hewlett-Packard, the NBA, PCL Construction, Philip Morris USA, Projects in Knowledge, RE/MAX International, SAT.1 (German TV), Sikorsky Aircraft, Swiss Broadcasting Corporation, and Teledyne Water Pik.
Check in with Greg online — GregDobbs.net.
Kit Bigelow brings a special perspective to News Strategies as a strategist. She uses her experience in human rights, women’s rights, and religious freedom as an advisor, consultant and mentor to organizations, businesses and individuals. She specializes in not-for-profit management, government relations, international affairs, issue advocacy and campaigns, network/coalition building and leadership, and related strategic communications challenges.She has been instrumental in the promotion and protection of human rights for nearly three decades, including religious freedom, the advancement of the rights of women, U.S. ratification of UN human rights treaties, and the elimination of racism. She advocated on these issues, often in collaboration with other organizations, at the White House, the State Department, the Congress, the UN, and to the media.
Ms. Bigelow serves on the Board of Directors of GlobalSolutions.org. She also serves on the executive steering committee of the Women in International Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law and has served as its co-chair. She is a member of the Women’s Foreign Policy Group, and the Women in International Security.
Ms. Bigelow received the 2014 InterFaith Bridge Builders’ Award from the InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington and the 2011 National Award from the International Religious Liberty Association.
She co-chaired the national Working Group for U.S. Ratification of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). She was actively involved in U.S. ratification of the UN Genocide Convention, the UN Convention Against Torture, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and the UN Convention Against Racial Discrimination.
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Kerry Maloney is a New Orleans-based freelance photographer with 15 years of experience shooting for newspapers across the country. She has been a contributor to the Associated Press for more than a decade with staff bylines in Illinois, Idaho and Louisiana before settling in as a freelancer in New Orleans and founding the nationwide wedding photojournalism network Heirloom Collective.
Kerry is proud to represent her home state by shooting for such local organizations as the Times-Picayune, New Orleans Advocate and the massive brand protection and crisis management project on behalf of the Louisiana seafood industry following the 2010 BP oil spill.