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PR Firm News

Fri, Dec. 22, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Joe RomanoRPR launches cryptocurrency and blockchain practice... Vistra Communications acquires Marketing Associates USA... New PR firm aims at the film festival circuit.

PRT Boosts Mobility for Physically Challenged

Fri, Dec. 15, 2017

By Steve Barnes

PRTPRT creates wheelchair routes to help the physically challenged get around Moscow, St. Petersburg in campaign for Brooke Bond. (1 reader comment)

News of Firms

Thu, Dec. 14, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Alicia Ramirez WyldShelter PR hires Paramount publicity/marketing exec Alicia Ramirez Wyld to help launch TV/film unit... Definers PA denies smear charges launched by rber investor Shervin Pishevar... CommunicationsMatch matches up with Researchscape.

Expectations, Values Vary Between Millennial PR Pros, Older Generations

Wed, Dec. 13, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Gould+PartnersA survey that gauged Millennial PR pros’ opinions regarding everything from compensation to agency leadership preferences illustrates the intergenerational gaps that exist between members of this age group and their older colleagues. (1 reader comment)

Ex-Spokesperson for Ireland PM Joins Edelman

Mon, Dec. 11, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Feargal PurcellFeargal Purcell, who worked six years as press secretary for Ireland’s former taoiseach Edna Kenny, has joined Edelman as public affairs director.

News of PR Firms

Fri, Dec. 8, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Michael KempnerMWWPR chief Michael Kempner elected Manhattan Chamber of Commerce chairman... Crosby Marketing Communications takes "Best of Maryland" trophies... MCS Healthcare PR moves to new Basking Ridge, NJ, headquarters.

Weber Shandwick Adds Digital Firm Duo

Thu, Dec. 7, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Andy PolanskyWeber Shandwick today announced the acquisition of a pair of New York-based digital marketing, data science and business intelligence firms to expand the Interpublic unit’s technology/analytics capabilities.

 

News of PR Firms

Wed, Dec. 6, 2017

By Steve Barnes

ViewfinderGlobal Strategy Group launches GSG Viewfinder offering to give clients up-to-the-minute info to track, understand audiences… Weber Shandwick and Lagrant Foundation host career workshops for students… Imprenta Communications Group's founder/CEO Ronald Wong named PR Professional of the Year by PRSA/LA chapter.

Lewis Lands Auchman

Thu, Nov. 30, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Caren AuchmanCaren Auchman, who was senior VP in FleishmanHillard’s Washington PA group, has joined Lewis US as senior VP and head of its Capital City outpost.

News of PR Firms

Thu, Nov. 30, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Joyce Timpson & AssociatesJoyce Timpson & Assocs. marries player in Japan's formal-wear/bridal market... Marketing Group plays wildcard... Sage Communications cops two MarCom Awards.

AMF Acquires Barnett Cox & Associates

Tue, Nov. 28, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

AMF Media Group San Ramon-based agency AMF Media Group plans to acquire Central CA marketing and ad shop Barnett Cox & Associates.

Accounts in Transit

Tue, Nov. 28, 2017

By Steve Barnes

James ParkerDiffusion rides with Electron Wheel... Gear Communications signs HOTSHOT... Amendola Communications lands HealthBI.

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.

Crosswind Acquires Fellow Austin Shop

Thu, Nov. 16, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

CrosswindAustin-based communications agency Crosswind Media & Public Relations has acquired ATX energy, oil and gas PR shop Carmichael Communications & Consulting.

News of PR Firms

Thu, Nov. 16, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Tai WingfieldWeber Shandwick hires Wingfield of Center for Talent Innovation to lead newly formed diversity, equity, inclusion practice…. O’Hara Project offers year of free PR to non-profit…. Burson-Marsteller makes move in Ethiopia.

Accounts in Transit

Mon, Nov. 13, 2017

By Steve Barnes

LaVoieHealthScienceLaVoieHealthScience lands Integrity Applications (glucose monitoring technologies) and Savara Pharmaceuticals (inhalation therapies)... Russo Partners adds Medovex Corp., which markets device for back pain relief from Facet Joint Syndrome... TBA Outdoors picks up Power-Pole shallow water anchors.

News of Firms

Mon, Nov. 13, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Andy PrayPraytell launches film unit....The Daily Buzz plans to run PSAs at no-cost to PR firms and their non-profit clients...Launching Labs Marketing launches. (1 reader comment)

Edelman, FH, Ogilvy Top HRC's Equality Ratings

Fri, Nov. 10, 2017

By Steve Barnes

HRC logoEdelman, FleishmanHillard and Ogilvy aced Human Rights Campaign's ratings of workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans.

PR Firm News

Thu, Nov. 9, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Jean-Pierre VasseurNational PR looks to future... 3rd Coast PR 'adopts' adoption services charity... Germinder & Assocs. targets vets.

Accounts in Transit

Wed, Nov. 8, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Couples ResortsCheryl Andrews Marketing named AOR for Couples Resorts in Jamaica... R&J Strategic goes farming in Jersey... PublicHaus promotes Homemade by Ayesha Curry, Steph's wife.