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CommCore in The New York Times: A Crisis Simulation that Makes Reporters Sweat

At the risk of tooting our own horn, we are sharing the recent New York Times in-depth article on CommCore’s PressureTest crisis communication simulation. (Some Observer readers may have already seen it.) 

For the article, the Times journalists played roles — not as reporters but as management and other stakeholders — and discovered first-hand what such simulations seek to accomplish: “[T]he quick escalation of the disaster and criticism from all sides made it clear why companies are paranoid about ending up in that kind of situation…and why they feel the need to plan.” 

Whether you are the Times or any other organization that wants to prepare for a negative news situation, consider:
  • Crisis simulations are worth the investment to assess current response planning and think through what else could happen.
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NY Times Reporters “Pressure Tested” by CommCore

New York Times reporters wanted to experience CommCore’s new breed of crisis simulations, the very same crisis communication training course our clients undergo with our proprietary “Pressure Test.” Today’s corporate crises unfold more quickly than ever, with companies suddenly finding themselves engulfed in criticism and on the defensive. Read more

CommCore Featured in New York Times: Pressure Test™ Crisis Simulations

CommCore Consulting Group was recently featured in the New York Times article “Who’d Create a P.R. Crisis on Purpose? Well, Only the Sweat Was Real” by Sapna Maheshwari. The article explores CommCore’s crisis simulation training step-by-step, and discovers why every organization should prepare for a crisis situation. Read more

Former Obama Administration Cybersecurity Advisor Joins CommCore


Contact: Stephanie Pischke




Gregory Michaelidis Will Counsel PR Firm Clients on Cyber Crisis Communications


WASHINGTON, D.C. May 4, 2017 – Gregory Michaelidis, a former Department of Homeland Security advisor on cybersecurity issues in the Obama Administration, has joined CommCore as a cybersecurity consultant in crisis communications. Read more