2 The Issue Of Trust A few years ago I came close to losing faith in the discipline of communications. Problems arose that our hitherto powerful comms methods seemed unable to address. How come? We had the messages, we had the reach and the frequency. Unfortunately we had lost the trust. Working in government comms […]
About Alistair King
Alistair King is a highly skilled professional with over 20 years’ experience in communication and stakeholder relations management within the Victorian Government and not-for-profit sector.
He is a strategic thinker with excellent analytical skills and a practical problem-solving approach to issues and has an extensive track record in planning and implementing communication and engagement programs.
Alistair is also an experienced leader and has led both large and small communication and engagement teams. His experience ranges widely and encompasses energy, resources, agriculture, industry, health, education and justice portfolios, as well as several years in the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
Alistair holds degrees in Marketing and Economics as well as an IAP2 Certificate in Public Participation. He is a Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia and a member of IAP2, and has presented on communications and engagement at numerous conferences and forums.
Entries by Alistair King
Or: how I learned to stop worrying and love engagement I’ve been involved in Government communications for a bit over 20 years. During that time there has been a lot of change, and like all communication professionals, I’ve needed to learn a lot of new things. But there’s one thing – one ‘ah-ha’ moment – […]
- You will be accountable, but we won’t.May 19, 2021 - 3:14 pm
- An Impossible Standard to Meet – or – Nobody Expects The Spanish InquisitionMay 19, 2021 - 3:11 pm
- Silent but deadly – A commentary on the USA and COVID-19December 2, 2020 - 10:30 pm
- The rise of the echo chamberDecember 2, 2020 - 10:26 pm
- Keeping an eye on fatal ‘optics’December 2, 2020 - 10:14 pm
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