The 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.
Monster 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.
Recently 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.
Despite unexpected on-the-field success, the New York Mets' PR team had a tough week since the New York Times stirred things Sunday giving plenty of coverage to a Facebook study that found every single zip code in the metropolitan New York cursed with a majority Yankee fan base.
Leslie Sloane, the veteran Hollywood publicist leaving entertainment PR powerhouse BWR, has the backing of production titan Harvey Weinstein and MSG/Cablevision chief James Dolan to start a new firm, entertainment press are reporting.
Madison Garden Co. is acquiring a 50 percent stake in the acclaimed Tribeca Film Festival, which was founded by Robert DeNiro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff in the aftermath of the World Trade Center terror attack as a boost to then-beleaguered downtown Manhattan.
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