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Darrel Cole
Works at National AEC firm
Attended Oakland University (MI)
Lives in Thousand Oaks, California
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Ford of the future: Wearables, car swapping, ebikes

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The Millennial Delusion
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Great day with my sons taking in the beauty of Conjeo Parks Botanical Gardens in Thousand Oaks, CA #socal 
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Sad to hear this news. As a former #delawarean it hits home. 
"The entire Biden family is saddened beyond words."
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Newspapers place bets on a regional strategy
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5 things auto execs must learn from Elon Musk's Tesla Powerwall presentation

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"PR is marketing. PR is sales. PR is customer service. PR absolutely can generate leads, nurture them and convert them to sales. PR absolutely can attract new donors. And PR absolutely can provide value to other stakeholders."
The PESO model—paid, earned, owned, and shared media—serves as an integration tool for PR professionals. Here is how you use it, what to measure, and more.
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Moonrise in Newport Beach, CA. #socal 
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All for #innovation  and #technology  to make life easier, but frankly if my iPhone made me hurl, I'd "toss" it!!! Fascinating story.....
The frequency and severity of motion sickness in autonomous vehicles, wrote authors Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle of the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, will depend heavily on what riders in self-driving cars choose to do with their extra time. Conflict between the visual and vestibular systems (the vestibular system being the part of the inner ear we mammals use to maintain balance and coordinate our movements), ...
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Print journalism: what's the future?
KPCB analyst Mary Meeker has a slide in her "state of the Internet" presentation that sums up the future of print—and it's not good.
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Seat belts save pizzas: got to "buckle up" @pieology pizza for the family. #pizza #cargo #seatbeltssavepizza 
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Public Relations and Social Media professional, managing a national staff.
Skills
social media implementation and execution to engage the public; public relations; strategic communication
Employment
  • National AEC firm
    AVP/Manager, Communications & Public Involvement Group, 2009 - present
  • Delaware Department of Transportation
    Director, Office of Public Relations, 2004 - 2009
  • Public Relations, Self Employed
    1997 - 2004
  • Newark Post
    Editor, 2003 - 2004
  • American Lawyer Media
    Senior Writer, 2002 - 2003
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
    Reporter, 1998 - 2001
  • Gilroy Dispatch
    Reporter, 1996 - 1998
  • Sherman Publications/Clarkston News/Lake Orion
    Reporter, 1993 - 1996
  • SCN Communications Group
    Reporter, 1991 - 1993
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Thousand Oaks, California
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Oakland County, Michigan - Santa Cruz County, California - Salinas, California - State College, Pennsylvania - Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania - Dover, Delaware - Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Perkins, Michigan - Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Bridging world of transportation, PR and social media
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Public Relations Manager focused on transportation communications for projects across the nation; Gov2.0; social media outreach and journalism. Follow me on Twitter.com/transpr, where I share the things I am passionate about.  
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  • Oakland University (MI)
    B.A. Journalism, 1988 - 1991
  • Gogebic Community College
    Writing, 1986 - 1988
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Despite a delayed start due to a prolonged winter, the massive $150 million reconstruction of Interstate 96 is on schedule.

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California highways deteriorated when state moved away from users-pay financing and it should be restored.

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