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Taylor Swift: Apple's Secret PR Guru

Wed, Jun. 24, 2015

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.

Music PR Maven Rosenberg Calls it Quits

Wed, Jun. 24, 2015

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.

Dreamworks' Singh Saunters to DKC

Mon, Jun. 15, 2015

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.

Nierob Gets Praise for Caitlyn Jenner PR Plan

Wed, Jun. 3, 2015

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.

Nam Cast in Top PR Role at New Line

Mon, May 18, 2015

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.

Moar Returns to Helm Diddy's PR

Tue, May 12, 2015

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.

Tardio Relinquishes Reins of Rogers & Cowan After 27 Years

Fri, Apr. 3, 2015

By Greg Hazley

tom tardioRogers & Cowan CEO Tom Tardio is stepping down after 27 years at the helm of the entertainment PR powerhouse and is slated to join enterprise social software developer Socialtext as chairman in July.

Blog: NFL Can't Shake Concussion Nightmare

Wed, Mar. 18, 2015

By Kevin McCauley

NFL logoThe NFL's off-season serenity blew up yesterday with the shocking news that San Francisco linebacker Chris Borland, 24, is retiring because of health concerns about head injuries. Ultimate nightmare: Borland hits the media trail with savvy PR firm.

Lucid Reps Montel Williams

Tue, Mar. 10, 2015

By Kevin McCauley

montel williamsLucid PR reps Montel Williams, who signed a consent order with NY Dept. of Financial Services in its payday loans ad flap.

MLB Fields PR for 2015 All-Star Game

Tue, Mar. 10, 2015

By Greg Hazley

askMajor League Baseball has added Ohio-based Game Day Communications to its PR lineup for the annual All-Star Game in July.

Ollison Rushes to Saints

Thu, Feb. 26, 2015

By Kevin McCauley

fitz ollisonThe New Orleans Saints have named Fitz Ollison senior director of communications at the National Football League club.

PMK-BNC Launches Jeter's Athlete Publication

Wed, Feb. 18, 2015

By Greg Hazley

jeterPMK-BNC guided PR for the star-studded launch of the The Player's Tribune, the Derek Jeter-backed publication of first-person athlete stories aimed to circumvent daily sports media.

Dirty Harry Meets American Sniper

Wed, Feb. 11, 2015

By Kevin Foley

sniperThe controversial 'American Sniper,' which is directed by Clinton Eastwood, is a modern day version of his 1971 classic 'Dirty Harry.'


Colorado Rockies Merge Marketing, Comms Teams

Thu, Feb. 5, 2015

By Greg Hazley

rockiesThe Colorado Rockies have put the team's communications operations under marketing chief Jill Campbell and brought in San Diego Padres PR hand Warren Miller.

O&M Splits with 'Finding Neverland'

Tue, Jan. 27, 2015

By Greg Hazley

finding neverlandO&M Co., the Broadway PR firm of Rick Miramontez working to promote Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's first musical, "Finding Neverland," resigned last week reportedly after clashing with Weinstein.

Glover Park Aids 'American Sniper' Push for Warner

Fri, Jan. 23, 2015

By Greg Hazley

sniperWarner Bros worked with Glover Park Group to cultivate military interest in the release of "American Sniper," the blockbuster film based on the memoir of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.

American Sniper is Hollywood Gift to Pentagon

Tue, Jan. 20, 2015

By Kevin McCauley

sniperAmerican Sniper is a PR gift to the Pentagon, which is once again gearing up in the Middle East, as the film is cheered by cultural conservative and liberal audiences.