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Last Updated: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am

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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.

Hoffman Heads to Indonesia

Tue, Nov. 7, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Hoffman AgencyThe Hoffman Agency has launched a new operation in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Wilbert Group Acquires SPR Atlanta

Thu, Nov. 2, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Wilbert GroupAtlanta-based PR agency The Wilbert Group has acquired fellow ATL full service communications shop SPR Atlanta.

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.