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Fri., Dec. 4, 2015
PR Needs People With Answers
By Bryan Harris
 
Bryan HarrisSuccess in the PR industry doesn’t demand that you be a “people-person” nearly insomuch as you become an “answer-person.”
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Wed., Dec. 2, 2015
What Sports Brands Have Turned to Weekend Warriors
By Brandon Andersen
 
Brandon AndersenMichael Jordan, Derek Jeter, Peyton Manning, Serena Williams and other successful athletes have turned influence into multi-million dollar endorsements.  Weekend warriors and niche personalities also spread messages to the right audiences — and can do it at a fraction of the cost.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Wed., Nov. 18, 2015
Penn's Stagwell Buys Nielsen's NRG
By Greg Hazley
 
Stagwell GroupMark Penn's Stagwell Group has inked a deal to acquire Nielsen's National Research Group, the movie marketing research unit relied upon by Hollywood.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015
Fantasy Gambling is Latest Sports Hypocrisy
By Arthur Solomon
 
arthur solomonAs an individual who got his start in journalism as a sports reporter and segued into public relations, where I managed and played key roles in some of the most significant national and international sports events, it’s evident to me that a dictionary definition of “hypocrites” should include “sports cabals.”
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Thu., Oct. 29, 2015
DKC Launches Broadway and Live Events PR agency
By Jon Gingerich
 

DKC logoTop executives from Broadway press agency O&M Co. have joined DKC to create DKC/O&M, billed as “the first national Broadway and Live Events public relations agency.”

Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Mon., Oct. 26, 2015
Sports Fanatics Elevate Athletes to Influence and Wealth
By Arthur Solomon
 
arthur solomonSports fanatics are a baffling group, elevating athletes to positions of enormous influence and wealth.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Fri., Sep. 25, 2015
PR's Greatest Success Story
By Arthur Solomon
 
Arthur SolomonThe symbiotic relationship between media and the sports business provides covers up the many problems of professional and big-time college athletics.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Tue., Sep. 8, 2015
Gillibrand Aide Goes Global
By Kevin McCauley
 
Global Strategy GroupGlen Caplin, senior communications director for New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, has moved to Global Strategy Group as senior VP.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Tue., Jul. 28, 2015
Foxwoods Puts PR Chips on SHIFT
By Kevin McCauley
 
Shift Comms.Foxwoods Resort Casino, operator of the largest resort casino in the US, has selected SHIFT Communications of Boston to handle its PR account following a competitive pitch.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Thu., Jul. 23, 2015
Yanks Media Relations Director Cringes at Social Media
By John O'Dwyer
 
Jason ZilloJason Zillo doesn't discourage Yankee players from using social media but he worries whether the pitfalls outweigh the benefits.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Thu., Jul. 16, 2015
Blog: Caitlyn Jenner is Walt Disney Co.'s New PR Pitchwoman
By Kevin McCauley
 
bruce jennerAfter last-night's boffo performance on ESPN's Espy Award program, Caitlyn Jenner is the new face of Walt Disney Co.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Fri., Jul. 10, 2015
ESPN Scribe Blount Races to NHRA PR Post
By Greg Hazley
 

terry blountTerry Blount, who spent the last three years covering the Seattle Seahawks's rise to the top of the NFL for ESPN.com, is moving to the PR side as VP of PR and communications for the NHRA, the governing body for drag racing.

Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Wed., Jun. 24, 2015
Taylor Swift: Apple's Secret PR Guru
By Kevin McCauley
 
Singer Taylor Swift's criticism of Apple's royalty plan for new streaming service turn out to be pure PR gold for the Cupertino powerhouse.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Wed., Jun. 24, 2015
Music PR Maven Rosenberg Calls it Quits
By Greg Hazley
 
Liz Rosenberg, the longtime Warner Bros. Records publicist who has repped stars from Cher to Madonna, is closing down her firm at the end of June.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Mon., Jun. 15, 2015
Dreamworks' Singh Saunters to DKC
By Kevin McCauley
 
john singhJohn Singh, a DreamWorks Animation alum, has taken a VP post in DKC's entertainment practice in Los Angeles. He reports to Joe Quenqua, who heads up the group.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Wed., Jun. 3, 2015
Nierob Gets Praise for Caitlyn Jenner PR Plan
By Greg Hazley
 
caitlyn jennerAlan Nierob, the veteran entertainment PR exec of Rogers & Cowan, has earned high praise for guiding the PR strategy behind Caitlyn Jenner’s public debut.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Mon., May 18, 2015
Nam Cast in Top PR Role at New Line
By Greg Hazley
 
catherine namCatherine Nam, director of international publicity for Warner Bros. Pictures, has moved to its New Line Cinema unit as VP of publicity and communication.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Tue., May 12, 2015
Moar Returns to Helm Diddy's PR
By Greg Hazley
 
nathalie moarNathalie Moar, an entertainment pro and former DKC partner, has returned to Sean "Diddy" Combs' Combs Enterprises as senior VP and head of communications.
Category: Entertainment & Sports PR
Tue., Apr. 14, 2015
Bruce Jenner Gets PR Help Ahead of Expected Blitz
By Greg Hazley
 

bruce jennerBruce Jenner is working with veteran entertainment PR counselor Alan Nierob ahead of his anticipated April 24 sit-down with Diane Sawyer.

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