Crisis Communications Master Class

Crisis Communications Master Class

Feb. 15: Austin, Texas
Price: $945
Member Price: $795
  • Learn the essential elements every crisis plan needs
  • Avoid pitfalls that can kill your message and waste opportunities
  • Create an effective work process for your team to use in an emergency
  • Create a strategic plan for restoring your reputation

Twitter hashtag: #ragancrisis

Presented by:
Ragan Communications, Inc.
Product Code: YZCC
  • Your Presenter:
    Nick Lanyi
    Consultant and instructor


Nick Lanyi

Nick Lanyi helps clients craft stories that connect with key audiences and move them to take action. An independent writer and communications consultant, Lanyi led the public affairs practice in the D.C. office of global public relations agency Porter Novelli from 2013 to 2015 and previously served as managing director at public affairs boutique LMG Inc. Lanyi served as a go-to speechwriter, crisis communications counselor and media trainer at both agencies. He has helped Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, trade associations and nonprofit institutions create content, raise their profiles and navigate crises.

Lanyi previously spent 15 years as an award-winning reporter, financial journalist and freelance writer. His journalism experience includes several years as executive editor of Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street, one of the highest-circulation financial newsletters in U.S. history.

Lanyi holds a B.A. in public policy studies from the University of Chicago and an M.S.J. from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. A native Washingtonian, he lives in Tenleytown with his wife and two sons, all of whom are passionate Nationals fans.