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Last Updated: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017 @ 4:03 pm

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Hawthorne Strategy Acquires MHC

Thu, Nov. 2, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Marj HalperinHawthorne Strategy Group, the Chicago-based firm founded by former Hill+Knowlton Strategies US COO Gene Reineke, has acquired Marj Halperin Consulting, the 10-year-old shop that serves non-profits and government agencies.

Webster PR Revamps After Sex Harassment Charge

Wed, Nov. 1, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Kirt WebsterNashville’s Webster Public Relations has revamped as Westby Public Relations as Kirt Webster takes time off to fight a sexual harassment charge lodged by a former music client.

Accounts in Transit

Wed, Nov. 1, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Jackson ParkMagrino Digital does social media/community managment work for Tishman Speyer Long Island City properties... J Public Relations expands London footprint... Schneider Assocs. wins Chelmsford, MA, economic development push... Stanton helps Ameritrade launch Artifical Intelligence-powered brokerage chatbot.

PR Firm News

Tue, Oct. 31, 2017

By Steve Barnes

PRGNPublic Relations Global Nework welcomes three new members at its fall meeting in Kyoto, Japan... TransMedia discusses merger with iTeknik Holding.

Exec VP Wilson Exits MWWPR

Fri, Oct. 27, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Heather WilsonHeather Wilson, who joined MWWPR in February as executive VP/managing director of national crisis/issues management practice, is no longer with the Jersey-based independent firm.

Longsworth Makes Impact on RF|Binder

Fri, Oct. 27, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Annie LongsworthAnnie Longsworth, founder/CEO of The Siren Agency CSR and social impact shop, is joining RF|Binder on Oct. 31.

PR Firm News

Fri, Oct. 27, 2017

By Steve Barnes

GCI logoGCI Health forges partnership with Redbook, HealthyWomen.org... Crosby Marketing and Disabled American Veterans cop Thoth Award... Hayes Martin Assocs. celebrates 30th anniversary.

Accounts in Transit

Thu, Oct. 26, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Magrino logoMagrino adds Conrad Dublin, Harborside in Jersey City, 'world's first Franco-Japanese sake brand,' and Bordeaux winemaking estates... Lou Hammond Group scoops up Antigua & Barbuda Tourism, Redding CVB and Greenwich... PRecise opens doors in Atlanta for Opendoor Labs.

APCO’s Osborne Ross Moves to Edelman

Wed, Oct. 25, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Lisa RossLisa Osborne Ross, managing director of APCO Worldwide’s Washington office, will move to Edelman as Washington president on Nov. 13. She will succeed Rob Rehg, who becomes US public affairs chair.

CLS Builds Republican Cred

Tue, Oct. 24, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Ruth GuerraCLS Strategies has hired Ruth Guerra, former director of Hispanic media at the Republican National Committee, as managing director.

Ogilvy Loses Husain to Lewis

Tue, Oct. 24, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

AsifHusainAsif Husain, senior VP in New York and San Francisco at Ogilvy, has joined Lewis as US head of brand marketing.

News of PR Firms

Tue, Oct. 24, 2017

By Steve Barnes

W2OW2O unveils Relevance Model & Index... Buffalo-Agency creates sports lifestyle platform... Style House celebrates tenth anniversary of repping 'female-forward indie and established brands.'

Accounts in Transit

Mon, Oct. 23, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Mango BoardWeber Shandwick is eating plenty of mangoes these days... Diffusion adds Quizlet... Zapwater checks in Indianapolis, Mall of America hotel clients.

Accounts in Transit

Wed, Oct. 18, 2017

By Steve Barnes

ZapwaterZapwater lands Levy Restaurants for Spiaggia development in Chicago….Lewis wins US duties for UJET…Buffalo.Agency adds Chef’s Cut Real Jerky Co to create golf-tied campaign.

Fenton Scoops Up PR & Co.

Tue, Oct. 17, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Ben WyskidaFenton has acquired PR & Co. to bolster its position in the education, philanthropy and ed-tech sectors in the San Francisco Bay market.

News of Firms

Tue, Oct. 17, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Alfred LeachMMI evokes image of Viking ship, rebrands…Fenton forges political polling partnership…W2O celebrates fifth anniversary of Syracuse U. alliance.

News of Firms

Thu, Oct. 12, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Laurel KennedyBlink unveils crisis planning software… WorldWise PR Affiliates supports Mexican earthquake relief… Critical Mention expands international content.

Karbo Plants Flag in Silicon Valley

Tue, Oct. 10, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Karbo Communications San Francisco-based Karbo Communications has expanded with the addition of a second office in Silicon Valley.

News of Firms

Mon, Oct. 9, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Ryan CroyFifteen Minutes' Croy launches PublicHaus digital outfit… Press agents tend to Grapevine… Crosby Marketing's day of service yields $15K cash, 560 hours of work for charities.

Weber Shandwick Unveils VoiceUp

Thu, Oct. 5, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Gail HeimannWeber Shandwick is launching VoiceUp video interview series with SellersEaston Media content shop to tell the stories of women executives in a bid to accelerate gender parity in the ranks of top management.