Posts by Megan McKoy-Noe


Brandon Pomrenke Earns CCC

Brandon Pomrenke Earns CCC


Posted By on Nov 16, 2017

Great news! Ruralite Services’ Brandon Pomrenke earned his title as a Certified Cooperative Communicator from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. He will be promoted from associate editor to assistant editor.

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Last month I helped judge South Carolina Living’s Co-op News contest. A dozen electric co-ops from across the Palmetto State competed on how well they help member and utility news shine on their local pages. Some pages were great. Others showed promise, but need a few tweaks. Use the tips I shared in my judging comments to strengthen your own local pages.

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Harness Colorful Language

Harness Colorful Language


Posted By on Oct 18, 2017

Adjectives and adverbs modify a word by emphasizing information. Just as color adds depth to a photograph, modifiers add meaning and color to stories. But too much saturation leaves readers feeling overwhelmed. These three tips help harness colorful language.

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Why does the public power model matter? It’s not enough to tell consumers we are safe, reliable and affordable. That’s how we do our work, not why we do it. Answering why is the heart of Ruralite Services and NWPPA’s consumer-focused content partnership, #MorePowerfulTogether.

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