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SRW & Associates is an association of independent public affairs, government and public relations professionals. We provide consultation and services in a variety of capacities from image management to awareness campaigns, government and community relations to strategic planning, media relations to crisis communications and more.

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October 22, 2020 |

Reflections on the Pandemic

Back in March when we learned we were in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, most everyone I know panicked. We were stocking up on groceries, frantically searching for masks, ingesting tons of Vitamins C and D, and in general truly frightened about the unknown we were about to experience. My friends who are in my age group discussed how we isolate from our kids and grandkids to keep from getting the virus and those who have elderly parents were very frightened for them as well. In the beginning we got a lot of conflicting messages- wear a mask, don’t wear a mask, the virus can live for days on hard surfaces so we...

October 22, 2020 |

It Really Does Matter Who Governs

As we approach the November 3 elections, I want to urge everyone to vote because it really does matter who governs. In Tennessee we have not only the Presidential selection up but also a US Senator, all nine Congressmen, all 99 State House seats and several State Senator seats as well. If we live by the mantra that all politics is local, then you must vote in the local races because they affect your daily life the most.But what about the Presidential race? R or D or I, it’s important this time, maybe more so than at anytime in my lifetime. I know, I know, candidates say this every four years to try to...

February 21, 2018 |

2018 Governor’s Race: Show Me the Money

The race to replace Knoxville’s own Governor Bill Haslam started last year and even before that with one or two of the candidates.  The ads have now begun in earnest and the only folks really happy about that are in the media, particularly in television, because of the mass amounts of money that will be expended on advertising by at least 6 candidates.   Before August of this year, most of us are going to be sick of hearing about which Republican and Democrat can make Tennessee even greater in the future.  I don’t think we will see any of them touting the slogan of “making Tennessee great again.”  By any measure our state...

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