Crisis Communications Strategies

About Navigate Strategic Communications

Navigate Strategic Communications provides clients with extensive experience in managing crisis situations threatening your business, agency, or personal brand. Navigate draws from a well-rounded background in both media and corporate communications to help clients find confidence and clarity.

Services from Navigate Strategic Communications

Navigate Strategic Communications offers a wide range of public and media relations services for clients. It begins with a free consultation to assess needs and develop a plan to move forward. Clients can customize their plans with Navigate to find the best fit for their circumstances.

  • Public and Media Relations Consulting - Ways the public and media engage with you and your agency are evolving. Navigate can assist in developing messaging strategies, issue management, and preparation for events like public meetings and media interviews so you can move forward confidently and clearly.
  • Media Coaching - One-on-one training to help you confidently answer public and media questions to build your brand, advance your narrative, and effectively manage tense environments like public meetings, ambush interviews or investigative reporting.
  • Crisis Communications - They can happen unexpectedly. They can consume your time and resources. When a crisis hits, Navigate can provide calm and clear strategies for how best to pull through tumultuous environments.
  • Training Programs - Navigate is available to visit your agency and provide a perspective on how the media works, the role they play in today's society, and how to best manage the relationship. This program is good for communicators seeking to boost their executives and administrators' understanding.

 Meet Dave

Dave Pidgeon founded Navigate Strategic Communications to serve individuals and agencies seeking help with their public and media relations.

He served more than five years as a spokesman for Norfolk Southern Corp., handling media, community, and public relations for the Fortune 500 railroad in 16 states. The role made him the sixth consecutive generation of his family to work in the rail industry.

Dave worked for more than a decade in community journalism, freelance magazine writing, photography, and television news. The work provided opportunities not only to report from the press bus of presidential candidates and impoverished international communities, but also to learn the values and perspectives of our local communities. Dave brings this experience to clients every day.

Contact him at 717-669-2026 or

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If you're ready to hear how Navigate Strategic Communications can help you, contact Dave today for a free consultation.