Randle Communications Announces Promotion of Scot Murdoch to Senior Account Executive

June 5, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Randle Communications (Randle), Sacramento’s top-ranked locally owned public relations and public affairs firm, today announced that Scot Murdoch has earned a promotion from account executive to senior account executive after nearly four years with the firm. Randle is committed to recognizing and rewarding professionals who demonstrate growth and share a commitment to teamwork, high standards and delivering exemplary results for clients.

“Scot is a well-rounded professional with strengths that range from media relations and project management to public affairs and digital advocacy,” Jeff Randle, President and CEO of Randle Communications said. “He is…

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Andrea Hansen Earns Promotion to Account Executive at Randle Communications

May 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento’s top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm, Randle Communications (Randle), today announced the promotion of Andréa Hansen from Assistant Account Executive to Account Executive. In her new role as Account Executive, Hansen will help manage the day-to-day operations for Randle’s growing roster of utility clients that provide regulated water and electric utility services in California.

“Andréa has grown significantly as a project manager at the firm and her diverse skills and talents have made her an invaluable member of the team,” said Randle Communications CEO and Founder Jeff Randle. “She has been…

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Randle Communications Bolsters Creative Services Practice to Meet Client Demand

​May 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento’s top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm, Randle Communications (Randle), today announced the promotion of Maikalina Madali from account coordinator to the newly created position of creative services specialist. Madali, who has been with the firm since 2015, will oversee the continued expansion of Randle’s in-house creative services practice, which has grown to meet industry demand for visually dynamic and engaging content. Randle’s creative services team specializes in video, logos, print collateral, advertisements, digital content and website development, as well as social media graphics and infographics for Randle clients.

“Maikalina is incredibly…

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Randle Communications Launches Exclusive Advocacy Smartphone App to Empower California Associations

May 2, 2018

App Provides Platform to Engage with Lawmakers and Quickly Mobilize Members

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Randle Communications (Randle) today introduced a first-of-its-kind digital advocacy app designed to engage and activate California trade associations, organizations, and the lobbyists who work for them. The app provides an easy-to-use tool to support or oppose legislation, communicate with lawmakers, and learn background information on key policies. Randle, Sacramento’s top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm, formed an exclusive partnership with Beekeeper Group, an award-winning advocacy firm specializing in grassroots mobilization and issue advocacy, to offer the app in California.

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The Riggs Report: Twin tunnels & Jerry Brown’s art of persuasion

April 19, 2018

How the governor secured the vote to finance California’s twin tunnels

By now, we know about last week’s closely watched, dramatic vote by the giant Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to keep the controversial twin tunnel project alive with a massive infusion of financing.

Metropolitan agreed to spend nearly $11 billion of the $17 billion project, which has been dubbed the California WaterFix and is designed to facilitate deliveries of water from the troubled Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to the agency’s customers in Southern California.

“This is a historic decision that…

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Mike Gazda Earns Promotion to Director at Randle Communications

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento’s top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm, Randle Communications (Randle), today announced that Mike Gazda has been promoted to the firm’s senior leadership team as a director. Gazda joined Randle Communications in 2013, after 15 years as a communications executive in professional baseball. He helps lead Randle’s public relations practice and specializes in water and electric utility customer education programs.

“Mike is an excellent strategist and media relations expert who has done an exceptional job managing Randle Communications’ utility clients,” Randle President and CEO Jeff Randle said. “We are pleased to recognize Mike’s achievements with promotion…

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The Riggs Report: Trump pokes the California bear

March 1, 2018

President’s March visit to the state will be his first since inauguration

If President Trump follows through on announced plans to visit California later this month, it promises to be a political and media carnival of the first order.

He did not visit last fall, when the disastrous Tubbs Fire swept through Sonoma County, claiming 22 lives and destroying more than 2,800 homes in the city of Santa Rosa alone. It has been tagged as the most destructive wildfire in the state’s modern history.

The president did not visit earlier this…

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The Riggs Report: Remembering Reagan

February 8, 2018

Gov. Jerry Brown designates Feb. 6 as tribute day to former CA governor

Ronald Reagan, the only California governor to be elected president, would have turned 107 years old this week. In tribute, fellow Gov. Jerry Brown, who succeeded Reagan in 1974, issued a proclamation declaring Feb. 6 as Ronald Reagan Day.

“Above all, we remember the man—his irresistible optimism, faith and good humor,” Brown said in a statement released by his office Wednesday. “As a way to honor his memory, I recommend that Californians give as generously as they can to…

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The Riggs Report: Dueling California congressmen

February 1, 2018

The Golden State’s ties to the fight over a classified Russia memo

President Donald Trump made it clear Tuesday night that he’s decided to make public a sensitive memo that alleges bias by FBI agents in the ongoing investigation into Russian efforts to influence U.S. voters in 2016.

“One-hundred percent,” Trump is heard on camera after his State of the Union speech, telling a South Carolina congressman of his intent to declassify the secret document

That decision would directly conflict with Trump’s own Justice Department and FBI Director Christopher Wray, who have argued…

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The Riggs Report: Schwarzenegger tweaks Trump

January 26, 2018

Latest skirmish centers on efforts to expand coastal oil drilling

Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Twitter this week to chide one of his favorite targets, President Trump, on one of his favorite topics: environmental protection.

“Don’t touch California. If you want to drill, do it off Mar-a-Lago,” Schwarzenegger tweeted, followed by, “Our coasts are an economic gold mine. Do not put them at risk.” Schwarzenegger’s feuding with Trump on social media is nothing new, but his message underscores a significant political conflict while raising a fundamental point of fairness.

There could be…

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