Wes Pedersen, a veteran government communicator and public affairs counselor whose prolific writings on PR, policy and grammar were well-known to readers of the Washington Post and O'Dwyer's, died from a heart ailment Dec. 4 in Bethesda, Md. He was 91. Continue »
Abbe Goldstein, an investor relations and corporate communications hand for Revlon, National Financial Partners and Willis Group Holdings, has moved to publicly traded bond insurer Ambac Financial Group in its top IR and corporate comms. post. Continue »
New Jersey PR shop Swordfish Communications jabbed Amazon's widely covered test of drone delivery with an announcement this week that the firm will be disseminating press releases, product samples and other press kits to media via drones. Continue »
A 90-minute TV special saying that wheat, carbohydrates, sugar and statins should be replaced in the diet with healthy fat from grass fed beef, free range chicken and wild caught fish is airing on more than 110 PBS Stations from early December through Dec. 11. Continue »
Speechwriter and director of executive communications for Walmart will join 3M in January as chief communications officer for the Minnesota-based maker of products from Scotch tape to stethoscopes. Continue »
Bermuda has launched a review of its North American PR account with the expectation of awarding a three-year contract through March 2017 as the island getaway looks to reverse a trend of declining visitors since 2006.