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Interpublic Group's Octagon Sports and Entertainment Network has set up a closer alignment between the two agencies, including relocation of flagship US offices to Century City in Los Angeles.
Seth Oster, whose PR career has spanned government, agency and corporate posts, has been as global head of corporate communications of United Talent Agency, the Beverly Hills-based talent agency with an A-list roster.
A case study detailing how a PR agency approached media strategy and built sponsorships and brand support for non-profit veteran organization the Veteran Golfers Association’s inaugural VGA National Championship event.
Alisa Granz comes over from Ketchum and will spearhead R&C's consumer practice.
Adam Keen, who left the top corporate communications and publicity slot at struggling Broad Green Pictures in June, is returning to Warner Bros. as senior VP of national publicity.
Sunshine Sachs is handling Wild Turkey's unveiling of actor Matthew McConaughey as creative director of the bourbon brand.
David Horowitz, a pioneering Hollywood PR pro in the Oscar realm who played a key role in booking Bill Clinton's iconic appearance playing the saxophone on late-night TV, died July 17 in Los Angeles. He was 86.
Darryl Seibel, former chief communications officer for the US Olympic Committee, has been named chief press officer for World Sailing at the upcoming Rio Olympic Games.
James Hillier, a Weber Shandwick sports pro who has worked Olympic bids for London 2012, Sochi 2014 and Tokyo 2020, has moved to the pan-European sports network Eurosport, which won Olympic broadcasting duties through 2024.
Shannon Forde, senior director of media relations for the New York Mets and a respected PR executive around Major League Baseball, died March 4 after a battle with breast cancer. She was 44.