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KCSA Courts Cannabis Crowd

Fri, Apr. 20, 2018

By Steve Barnes

KCSAKCSA Strategic Communications is expanding its presence in the growing cannabis industry with the acquisition of Salar Media Group, which specializes in the sector.

Nyman Exits CEO Post at PMK*BMC

Wed, Apr. 18, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Michael NymanMichael Nyman is exiting the co-chairman & CEO post at entertainment PR powerhouse PMK*BMC to launch Acceleration, an investment/advisory firm.

Sony's Townsend Takes Starz PR Post

Tue, Apr. 3, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Lauren TownsendLauren Townsend has joined Starz, the pay-TV unit of Lionsgate global content platform, as executive VP communications.

Hudson Sails from NFL

Fri, Mar. 16, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Dawn HudsonDawn Hudson will step down from the executive VP/chief marketing officer slot at the National Football League next month after a four-year run.


R&C Alum Joins DKC

Wed, Mar. 14, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Ivy MollenkampRogers & Cowan veteran Ivy Mollenkamp has joined DKC in Los Angeles as president Sean Cassidy beefs up the west coast offerings of the New York-based firm.

Rockwood Scores with Pacers

Fri, Mar. 9, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Brent RockwoodBrent Rockwood has been named senior VP-corporate, community and PR at Pacers Sports & Entertainment, parent of the National Basketball Assn.'s Indiana Pacers.

First Lady Cuts Ties with Advisor

Tue, Feb. 27, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Melania TrumpFirst Lady Melania Trump has cut ties with dear friend and unpaid advisor Stephanie Winston Wolkoff following a New York Times report that her firm received a $26M payment for planning the festivities surrounding President Trump's inauguration.

Golihew Exits Warner Bros TV for Amazon

Mon, Feb. 5, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Tammy GolihewTammy Golihew, a 12-year veteran of Warner Bros TV has moved to Amazon Studios to handle PR for its original series offerings.


Ammer Stars in Paramount’s PR

Mon, Jan. 29, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Mia AmnerParamount Pictures has named Mia Ammer VP-corporate communications, responsible for film, TV publicity initiatives and day-to-day corporate PR.

SKDK’s McCormick Runs to Under Armour

Thu, Dec. 14, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Kelley McCormickKelley McCormick, managing director at SKDKnickerbocker’s Washington office, is joining Under Armour as senior VP, corporate communications, a new position at the athletic apparel/footwear company. (1 reader comment)

Gagnier Gets Front Row Seat for OLE's PrimeSport Bid

Tue, Dec. 12, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

On LocationGagnier Communications represents On Location Experiences, the official hospitality provider of the NFL, as it acquires The Carlyle Group's PrimeSport unit, which has long-term ticketing deals with the NCAA and PGA.

Glover Park Bids to Score 2026 World Cup

Thu, Dec. 7, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

United Bid CommitteeGlover Park Group represents the United Bid Committee of the US, Mexico and Canada in its effort to host the 2026 FiFA World Cup soccer championship.

Tolosa to Transform Viacom

Wed, Nov. 29, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Jose TolosaViacom today named Jose Tolosa to the newly-created chief transformation officer post at the entertainment content company.

Glover Park Tunes into MSGN

Mon, Nov. 27, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Glover Park GroupGlover Park Group has signed on to represent Madison Square Garden Network cable TV/broadband company as it tackles telecommunications and programming matters on Capitol Hill.

Cirque du Soleil Shines Spotlight on C&W

Mon, Nov. 6, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Cirque du SoleilCohn & Wolfe has scooped up global PR duties for Cirque du Soleil, the Montreal-based entertainment company that bills itself as the world’s largest theatrical producer.

Spotify Targets Jenkins

Fri, Nov. 3, 2017

By Steve Barnes

SpotifySpotify music streaming service has hired Target pro Dustee Jenkins to head its PR team.

Kaepernick Supporters Rally at NFL's HQ

Thu, Aug. 24, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Colin Kaepernick t-shirtSupporters of free agent Colin Kaepernick rallied today in front of the National Football League's Park Ave headquarters, claiming the quarterback is being blackballed for exercising his free speech rights. (4 reader comments)

H+K Wins Wanda

Tue, Aug. 1, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Dalian Wanda GroupHill+Knowlton Strategies is working for China's Dalian Wanda Group, the property and entertainment conglomerate, an account earned after a hotly contested pitch.

Turrell Stars in ICM Corporate Post

Tue, Jul. 18, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Brad TurrellBrad Turrell, former executive VP at Paradigm Talent Agency, has joined ICM Partners as executive VP-corporate communications.

Fearless PR Firm Wanted to Enter Dungeon of Doom

Mon, Jul. 17, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Dungeon of DoomThe Dungeon of Doom, which touts itself as the “most bone-chilling” attraction in the Greater Chicago area, is looking for a PR firm to lure “victims” (e.g., visitors) from the Windy City and Milwaukee markets.

Suess Steps Down at ICM

Fri, Jul. 14, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Michelle SuessMichelle Suess, who handled corporate communications, events, advertising and charitable giving for ICM Partners for more than a decade, is stepping down from the talent agency.