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The Cutting Edge PR website has been a trusted source of knowledge since 2005. You can find a wealth of ideas and information here that will help you use the power of effective communication and positive relationships to achieve the results you want.    Kim Harrison is founder and driving force of this website, writing 350+ wide-ranging, practical articles here. He loves learning about communication and sharing this knowledge. He says his role is most meaningful when he helps people make their roles more meaningful.

With wide experience as a senior communication manager, consultant, author and lecturer, Kim is an authority in this field. You can join more than half a million people from around the world each year who read and subscribe to the insights published in this website.

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Depth of experience

Kim’s depth of experience includes senior corporate and government public affairs management positions with national and international companies, managing his own consulting firm, teaching PR in university courses, business coaching, and becoming CEO of a non-profit organization.

Starting out with a BA degree in English, he became skilled in communication planning, persuasion and influence techniques, employee communication and recognition, issue and crisis management, stakeholder relations management and sponsorship.

Quoted in The New York Times

Kim has written hundreds of blogs and articles, and several eBooks on communication and management. The New York Times has quoted from his articles, along with journalists and writers from other media, as well as communicators around the world.

Making a professional contribution

A longstanding member of the Public Relations Institute of Australia, Kim was elected state president and a national board member for 3 years. He was elected a Fellow of the institute in 2007, a high honor awarded to members who have achieved distinction in the profession.

Kim ran the successful PRIA professional development program in his state for 7 years. He is author of a 900-page university textbook, Strategic Public Relations, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2011.

Contributing actively to the community, Kim also used his marketing communication and management skills as part-time CEO of nonprofit organization Crime Stoppers Limited in Western Australia in 2014-16.


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