Inside News of PR & Marketing Communications

Last Updated: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017 @ 11:30 am

Accounts in Transit

Fri., Nov. 24, 2017

By Steve Barnes

5W PR5W Public Relations scoops up The Trade Desk AOR duties... Bianchi PR lands lawyers Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss P.C... Matter Communications picks up ZappRx.

People on the Move

Fri., Nov. 24, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Brent ColburnPrinceton grabs Colburn, ex-Obama, Zuckerberg communicator... Lippe Taylor adds digital ace Bromberg... Krupp Kommunications brings on Cohn... Russell Reynolds Assoc. recruits Straub from Heyman Assocs. 

Milwaukee Desires PR for New Streetcar System

Wed., Nov. 22, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Milwaukee streetcarMilwaukee is looking to hire a PR/marketing firm to promote a new streetcar system that will link downtown destinations, activity centers, neighborhoods and support planned development projects.

The ‘Better Economy’ and What it Means for PR

Wed., Nov. 22, 2017

By Jason Mandell

Jason MandellAn emerging confluence of trends in the market have handed unprecedented power to the consumer, with public relations practitioners poised to become one of the greatest benefactors.

Students Encouraged to Break Exec Level Glass Ceiling

Wed., Nov. 22, 2017

By Jane Landers

New York Women in CommunicationsNew York Women in Communications president Meredith Long encouraged female students at the group's annual career conference Nov. 18 to "help each other up" to break into the executive level. (1 reader comment)

PR Pros Place Bets on Content in 2018

Wed., Nov. 22, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

CognitoCommunicators in the financial world are aware of the roles new technologies play in marketing and PR, but their efforts to keep up with today’s evolving landscape are routinely beset by budget constraints and teams possessing limited skillsets, according to a new survey.

There is Much to be Thankful For

Wed., Nov. 22, 2017

By Robert Dilenschneider

Robert DilenschneiderAmerica has faced many challenges over the past twelve months, both natural and man-made. But there is much to be thankful for as we come together to celebrate each other and our communities. (2 reader comments)

Media Moves

Wed., Nov. 22, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Charlie RoseRose wilts at CBS… New York Times will try digital subs on lifestyle topics to juice up declining revenues… FOX to put radio vet Levin on tube. (2 reader comments)

WWPR Names DeMaria ‘Woman of Year’

Wed., Nov. 22, 2017

By Steve Barnes

WWPRWashington Women in Public Relations has named Amy DeMaria, senior VP of communications at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, as its 2017 PR Woman of the Year.

FCC Moves to Kill 'Net Neutrality'

Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Ajit PaiFederal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai today moved to kill 'Net Neutrality," which requires broadband service providers to provide all consumers equal access to the web. (1 reader comment)

Morgen-Walke Re-Launches as AdvisIRy Partners

Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Lynn MorgenAdvisIRy Partners Group LLC has launched as a successor to investor relations agency Morgen-Walke Associates, which had been the biggest independent IR shop

Commentary

The Pinking of the Gray Lady

Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

By Fraser Seitel

Fraser SeitelDespite being the world’s greatest newspaper, the New York Times has allowed its news judgment and its news columns to become hopelessly biased. (3 reader comments)

Hanover Gobbles Up BellPott/Middle East

Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Archie BerensBritain's Hanover Group has acquired Bell Pottinger Middle East and its 14 staffers headed by managing director Archie Berens. (1 reader comment)

Getting PR Off the Desert Island

Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

By Sabrina Horn

Sabrina HornGetting out of our comfort zones and becoming integrated within a broader, multi-dimensional mix of communications channels and media is vital for PR’s continued success in the tech landscape. (1 reader comment)

News of PR Firms

Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Paul MarobellaHavas hammers out joint venture with TRIPTK... Millwright acquires Warner... Boardroom takes top honors in Fort Lauderdale.

Ketchum Catches Wolf

Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Samantha WolfKetchum has snagged Samantha Wolf from Havas PR for the senior VP-corporate media strategy slot.

Expanding Bandwidth in Tech Communications

Mon., Nov. 20, 2017

By Matthew Schwartz

Nov coverPushing product remains crucial, but tech clients are increasingly demanding their PR firms deliver more strategic communications.

Commentary

Bah Humbug to Macy’s Move to Require Reservations for Santa

Mon., Nov. 20, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

grinchMacy’s flagship 34th Street store made plenty of local headlines this weekend with news of its decision to require parents to make reservations in order for their kids to get a picture with Santa Claus. The retailer may emerge as the new Grinch.