News Corp., which is splitting into two units on Friday, has moved its chief communications officer, Julie Henderson, to media and entertainment company 21st Century Fox, while former Dow Jones VP leads comms. for the new newspaper and publishing operation.
Linda Douglass, the media communications executive who helped the Obama administration sell healthcare reform, is stepping down from her senior VP of global communications post at Atlantic Media. Continue »
Booz Allen Hamilton today issued a statement to announce the June 10 termination of Edward Snowden, its 29-year-old former infrastructure analyst who is the focus of the National Security Agency leak fiasco. Continue »
Elise Eberwein, who joined the airline industry as a flight attendant for TWA, has been named executive VP to oversee media relations, communications and public affairs, among other departments, for the combined American Airlines and US Airways. Continue »
Retired General Stanley McChrystal, who led U.S. troops in Afghanistan until a Rolling Stone article in 2010 outed him as the "runaway general," told his sad tale to the 2013 PR Seminar at the Ritz-Carlton at Half Moon Bay June 2-5. Continue »
Lockheed Martin, the defense giant under new leadership and hit hard by sequester, fills slot of retiring communications exec and hires another. The moves follow last month's hire of Bush White House and APCO alum Gordon Johndroe for its top media relations slot. Continue »
David Shane, a corporate and agency pro who helped Hiltzik Strategies establish a West Coast operation this year, is joining Hollywood production and financing company Relativity Media as head of corporate communications. Continue »