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Huntsworth Bags TCEG

Wed, Jul. 5, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

HuntsworthHuntsworth has acquired The Creative Engagement Group, an experiential marketing outfit, for around $32M.

C&W's Joseph Becomes No. 1 Citizen

Wed, Jun. 28, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Jim JosephJim Joseph, president of Cohn & Wolfe, will take the helm of Citizen Relations later this summer, succeeding Daryl McCullough, who will remain chairman and take a post at parent unit Vision7 International.

Goodfriend Retiring from L.C. Williams

Tue, Jun. 27, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Gary GoodfriendGary Goodfriend, who started DeFrancesco/Goodfriend PR in 1985 with John DeFrancesco, is retiring from LCWA at the end of the month. (3 reader comments)

Lexis Teams Up with Text100

Fri, Jun. 23, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

text100London-based consumer agency Lexis has been integrated into global communications agency Text100.

DiGennaro Forms Venture with Australia Shop

Wed, Jun. 21, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

DiGennaro Communications & Access PRDiGennaro Communications and Australia’s Access PR have formed a joint venture, which will result in the rebranding to Access-dgc on July 1.

Quinn Opens LA Outpost

Tue, Jun. 20, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

QuinnQuinn has planted its flag on the west coast with the addition of a new office in Los Angeles.

Padilla Picks Up INM United

Thu, Jun. 8, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

PadillaMidwest PR powerhouse Padilla has acquired Richmond, VA-based digital studio and strategy firm INM United.

Germinder & Assocs. Takes on SoHo

Thu, Jun. 8, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Lee-Ann GerminderGerminder & Associates, pet industry PR specialist, is moving its New York office from midtown to 175 Varick Street in SoHo. Founded in Kansas City in 1998, Germinder moved its headquarters to the Big Apple in 1999.

PR Agencies Report Lower Profit, Staff Pay

Wed, Jun. 7, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Best Practices Benchmarking ReportPR agencies reported lower average operating profit and staff pay in 2016 compared to recent years past, according to Gould+Partners’ 2017 Best Practices Benchmarking Report.

Castle Group Adds Atlanta Outpost

Tue, Jun. 6, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Castle Group The Castle Group has expanded its footprint into the Southeast with the addition of a new location in Atlanta, Georgia.

Hoog Urged 'Values-Based Leadership' to Counselors

Tue, May 16, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Tom HoogTom Hoog, former head of Hill and Knowton/USA, got high marks at the spring meeting of the Counselors Academy May 7-9 for a talk that urged the counselors to practice “values-based leadership.”

Tanaka Inspired Attendees at Counselors Academy

Mon, May 15, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Patrice TanakaPatrice Tanaka’s advice on how people and organizations “can discover and live their purpose and unleash greater success, fulfillment and joy” was a hit at the PRSA Counselors Academy meeting May 7-9.

PRSA Counselors Academy Speakers Post Content

Thu, May 11, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

PRSA Counselors AcademyExtensive coverage of the PRSA Counselors Academy meeting in Seattle May 7-9 is being provided on Twitter by speakers who have posted links to their presentations.

Didit Acquires The Halo Group

Wed, May 10, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Didit Communications & The Halo Group logosLong Island-headquartered Didit has acquired New York City-based marketing and branding services agency The Halo Group.

FWV's CEO to Produce Don Quixote Movie

Wed, May 10, 2017

By Editorial Staff

The True Don QuixoteFWV chairman & CEO Rick French is teaming up with Peter Mayer chief creative officer Josh Mayer on the first version of the Cervantes novel to be produced and shot in the U.S.

PR for Met Museum Gala Wins Top Makovsky Award

Wed, May 3, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Makovsky's 2017 PR by a Makovsky team that organized a black-tie gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art honoring ten individuals and organizations fighting global extremism won the top prize at the firm's in-house awards program.

PR Industry Makes the Most of Big Changes

Wed, May 3, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

O'Dwyer's May 2017 PR Firm Rankings MagazineAs the PR landscape faces disruptions from all sides — economic, technological and political — an increased focus on diversified services and a savvy understanding of the opportunities tech provides point the way to a wave of success that promises to continue through 2017 and beyond. (2 reader comments)

DeVries Unveils 'DELUXE' Network

Mon, May 1, 2017

By Editorial Staff

DeVries GlobalThe new offering by IPG’s DeVries Global taps into top talent from the agency’s hubs in New York, London, Beijing, Taipei and Singapore as well as other IPG agencies to offer speed and flexibility for client needs.

Tilson to Open New NH Office

Fri, Apr. 21, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Tilson PRBoca Raton-based Tilson Public Relations has expanded its footprint with the addition of a second office in Hebron, New Hampshire.