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Paramount Picks Petrikin for Global PR Post

Tue, Jun. 6, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Paramount PicturesParamount Pictures Corp. has named Hollywood PR pro Chris Petrikin to the newly created executive VP-global communications and branding post.

Karen Marines Lands at PMK-BNC

Tue, May 16, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Karen MarinesSeasoned publicist Karen Marines has left Fifteen Minutes PR and signed on with PMK-BNC as a LA-based publicist in its entertainment division.

Thor Guard Picks Buffalo.Agency for PR Outreach

Fri, Mar. 17, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Thor Guard lightning warning systemBuffalo.Agency, which specializes in sport and lifestyle PR, will spread the word on Thor Guard’s sensor technology that predicts lightning strikes even when there’s no visible evidence of it coming.

New York State Seeks Equine PR

Fri, Feb. 3, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development FundThe Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund has issued an RFP to solicit responses from a firm to provide equine marketing and public relations services.

Rogers & Cowan and FRUKT to Work Together

Fri, Jan. 20, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Rogers & CowanInterpublic 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.

UTA Casts Oster as Communications Chief

Tue, Jan. 17, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Seth OsterSeth 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 Dramatic Launch for the VGA National Championship

Fri, Dec. 16, 2016

By Jack Glasure

Jack GlasureA 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.

Hollywood's Paradigm Casts Ammer for PR

Tue, Oct. 4, 2016

By Editorial Staff

mia ammerMia Ammer, VP of national publicity for Relativity Media, is moving to Hollywood's Paradigm Talent Agency to head corporate communications.

Keen Returns to Warner Bros. in Senior Publicity Role

Tue, Sep. 20, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Adam KeenAdam 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.

Event Sponsors' Remorse?

Mon, Aug. 29, 2016

By Arthur Solomon

arthur solomonFor sponsors of the Rio Olympics the most important question will not be about sports. It's the same question that all sponsors of mega events ponder: "Did we get our money’s worth?"

PMK*BNC Adds Oriol in NY

Fri, Aug. 26, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Jodie Magid OriolJodie Magid Oriol, a 15-year veteran of Lionsgate and predecessor Artisan Entertainment, has moved to PMK*BNC as VP in its New York office.

Pioneering Oscar PR Pro David Horowitz Dies at 86

Fri, Jul. 22, 2016

By Editorial Staff

david horowitzDavid 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.

PR Chief Keen Pulls Out of Broad Green

Wed, Jul. 20, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Adam KeenAdam Keen, executive VP of wordlwide publicity and corporate communications for Broad Green Pictures, has departed the troubled independent film production house, according to reports.

Broncos Have Top NFL PR Staff

Fri, Jun. 24, 2016

By Editorial Staff

patrick smythThe Denver Broncos' PR staff won the top PR honor from the Pro Football Writers of America for 2016.

Teflon-Wrapped Sports Sponsors

Wed, Jun. 22, 2016

By Arthur Solomon

arthur solomonHow long will media continue to grant immunity to sporting event sponsors that don't speak out about multiple wrongdoings?

Seibel to Head Press for World Sailing at Rio Games

Mon, Jun. 6, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Darryl SeibelDarryl 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.

Are Sports Making Us Dumber?

Thu, May 26, 2016

By Arthur Solomon

arthur solomonFrom beer commercials to concussion cover-ups, are professional sports setting a low standard for society? (2 reader comments)

The Dawn of Impact on ESPN Radio

Tue, May 24, 2016

By Sharlene Spingler

IMPACT sports talk radio on ESPNRubenstein PR staged a Dada-esque, surrealistic performance event to announce the debut of IMPACT, a new sports talk radio show on the ESPN network, with a unique flourish. (1 reader comment)

Olympic Pro Hillier to Eurosport

Wed, May 4, 2016

By Editorial Staff

James HillierJames 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.