Media purveyor Gannett Co. has engaged Sard Verbinnen & Co. to shore up its PR defense as activist investor Carl Icahn threatens a proxy fight over the company's plans to separate its publishing interests from its TV and digital operations.
The Williamsburg Area Destination Marketing Committee is looking for a PR firm to promote overnight visits and position the Virginia region as having more tourism attractions than just the Colonial Williamsburg restoration.
Since Hampton libraries show no interest so far in exhibiting the mountain of legal filings on the eruv that is terrorizing homeowners and costing them huge amounts, as well as tarring and feathering them as “bigots,” we have compiled our own electronic exhibit.
Larry Hincker, the associate VP for university relations who helped "brand" Virginia Tech and led the institution's PR through a 2007 campus shooting, will retire this year after 25 years in Blacksburg.
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