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Tue., Oct. 7, 2014
Edelman Cuts Hollywood Content Deal
By Kevin McCauley
 
United Talent AgencyEdelman has forged a venture with Hollywood talent agency United Talent Agency to provide the firm better access to entertainment content.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Mon., Sep. 15, 2014
Blog: NFL's Shame Is On Us
By Kevin McCauley
 
nflMedia pundits are howling for the head of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in their quest for a fall guy in the NFL PR crisis surrounding off-the-field violence of "stars" such as Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens and Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Thu., Sep. 4, 2014
Blog: Jones Recruits Sam in PR Bid to Make Cowboys Relevant for Moment
By Kevin McCauley
 
jerry jonesThe National Football League kicks off the 2014 season tonight with the offensive juggernaut Green Bay Packers taking on the Super Bowl champs Seattle Seahawks. All eyes, however, are on Dallas.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Wed., Sep. 3, 2014
PR Firm, Fox Apologize for Poorly Timed 'Headless' Campaign
By Greg Hazley
 
headlessA Los Angeles digital marketing firm and its client Fox Home Entertainment have apologized for the poor timing of a campaign touting "Headless Day" in support of the DVD release of FOX "sleepy Hollow" show on the same day the terrorist group ISIS released a video showing the beheading of an American journalist.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Wed., Aug. 20, 2014
Blog: NFL Greed Sacks its PR
By Kevin McCauley
 

goodellGreed, avarice and tone-deaf to PR come to mind with reports that the NFL wants to turn the Super Bowl halftime show into a "pay for play" situation so it can pour more gilt into its already swollen coffers.

Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Thu., Aug. 14, 2014
Brunswick Handles Colorado State AD's Ouster
By Greg Hazley
 
jack grahamBrunswick Group guided communications for Colorado State University athletic director Jack Graham through his unexpected Aug. 8 ouster from the school.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014
Giants Pass PR Duties to Rush
By Kevin McCauley
 
giantsThe New York Giants football team has named Corry Rush PR director effective Aug. 8, while DeAndre Phillips is upped to the communications director position.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Wed., Jul. 30, 2014
Redskins Hire Burson-Marsteller
By Greg Hazley
 
skinsThe Washington Redskins have brought in Burson-Marsteller as the NFL franchise tackles pressure to change its name.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Mon., Jul. 21, 2014
NY Giants' John-Baptiste Rushes to Browns
By Kevin McCauley
 
Peter John-BaptisteNew York Giants' VP-communications Peter John-Baptiste has moved to the Cleveland Browns in the same capacity, replacing Zak Gilbert, who left after a year.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Tue., Jul. 8, 2014
Jimmy Fallon Shows PR Pros How to Connect
By Ronn Torossian
 
torossianJimmy Fallon gets what late night TV is all about, what "The Tonight Show" is all about, and he gets how to keep all the aspects of both that audiences love even as he is changing it and making the show a reflection of his own distinct style.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Tue., Jul. 8, 2014
Blogger Hired By Redskins Quits
By Greg Hazley
 
tribbettThe political blogger and Democratic operative hired by the Washington Redskins to help defend the team's name from cries of racism said he will resign after less than two weeks.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Fri., Jun. 27, 2014
Blog: Right-Wing Bitterness Kicks 'Anti-American' Soccer
By Kevin McCauley
 
soccerMany Americans are celebrating Team USA's improbable run in the World Cup, emerging from the so-called "Group of Death" to take on the fierce Belgians on July 1.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Fri., Jun. 27, 2014
Cleveland Browns PR Director Resigns
By Greg Hazley
 
zak gilbertThe Cleveland Browns have the NFL's most anticipated quarterback and a new head coach, but the beleaguered franchise is now without a communications chief for the second time in two years.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Tue., Jun. 24, 2014
Tampa Bay Rays Form Corporate Comms Unit
By Greg Hazley
 
rafaela amadorMajor League Baseball's Tampa Bay Rays franchise, trying for years to find a new stadium site, has formed a corporate communications operation and hired Rafaela Amador as senior director.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Mon., Jun. 23, 2014
Broncos Named Top NFL PR Staff
By Greg Hazley
 
broncosThe Denver Broncos' PR unit, which navigated a high-profile Super Bowl defeat and planned for the retirement of its longtime VP of corporate communications, has won the top annual award for NFL communications departments given by the Professional Football Writers of America.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Wed., Jun. 11, 2014
Sports Leagues (and Sponsors) Need PR Rewrites
By Arthur Solomon
 
arthur solomonFrom the NFL, NHL and NBA to the International Olympic Committee, sports entities have long flouted the rules (and laws) of decency, abetted by their allies -- sponsors.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Thu., May 29, 2014
Sitrick Spins PR for Monster in Beastie Boys Suit
By Greg Hazley
 
beastie boysMonster Beverage Corp. is relying on Sitrick and Company for communications regarding a lawsuit filed by the Beastie Boys over the energy beverage giant's use of the recording artists' music in a promotional video.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Fri., May 23, 2014
Hitless Wonders NY Mets Seek PR Relief
By Kevin McCauley
 
harold kaufmanRecently ridiculed by a Facebook survey showing a lack of majority fan base in every single zip code in the US and plagued by another losing record, the New York Mets have put Harold Kaufman in the PR batter box.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Thu., May 22, 2014
MWW Rolls Strike with Bowlmor AMF
By Kevin McCauley
 
bowlMWW, which enjoys solid experience in the bowling business, has picked up agency of record duties for Bowlmor AMF, the largest operator of alleys with 264 here and eight in Mexico.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Wed., May 21, 2014
Leightman Gets into PR Swim
By Kevin McCauley
 
scott leightmanScott Leightman, who has 20 years experience in sports PR, is now USA Swimming’s PR/communications director.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
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