Hacks and Flacks
A tech PR, marketing and media podcast
Hacks and Flacks is a podcast for tech marketers, comms, and PR pros who want to understand new trends and learn best practices.
Each interview brings a fresh take to important comms topics, including influencer marketing, tech journalism, SEO, and diversity in tech. We also dissect specific industries, with lessons from marketing experts in fields like AI, wellness tech, social enterprise, and much more.
Hacks and Flacks is hosted by Manny Veiga, March’s Director of Content Strategy. We’re a 3X winner of podcasting awards from the Publicity Club of New England and The Holmes Report.
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Olivia DeJesse joins the show to discuss wellness tech PR, the role of influencer marketing, and whether certain consumers being overlooked.
Heather Gadonniex, VP of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships at Samasource, joins the show to talk about impact marketing, growth marketing, product marketing, and ethics in artificial intelligence.
We discuss Girl Decoded, the new memoir from Affectiva CEO and founder Rana el Kaliouby, which covers AI ethics and diversity in tech.
We talk to Sandy Purewal, the founder of Superfied, about affordability and accessibility in the wellness tech market, and about his goals for his new nutrition app.
How do you promote a bestseller? March’s Hailey Melamut covers her experience as the launch manager for Girl Decoded, the new memoirs from Affectiva CEO Rana el Kaliouby.
PRSA Chair T. Garland Stansell joins Hacks and Flacks to discuss the long-term impact of COVID-19 on the public relations industry.
Seth Gilpin covers Cision’s 2020 State of the Media Report. How can PR professionals support journalists during COVID-19, and how do journalists feel about the future of their industry?
Sam Whitmore and Kelly O’Brien talk about how tech journalists and PR professionals are working together to solve media challenges in the era of COVID-19.
Shlomi Ron, CEO of Visual Storytelling Institute, explains how visual stories help brands stand out in a crowded marketing and communications landscape.