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Ex-CTIA Communications Chief to Lead Women's Group IWF

Thu, Sep. 15, 2016

By Editorial Staff

o'keefeStephanie Mathews O'Keefe, who stepped down in February as chief communications officer of wireless industry trade group CTIA, has been named CEO of the International Women's Forum, the women's networking group.

Obama PR Aide Racusen to Snapchat

Fri, Sep. 9, 2016

By Editorial Staff

rachel racusenObama White House communications hand Rachel Racusen is returning to the private sector as director of communications for Snapchat.

Keane Takes Public Affairs Role for US Catholic Bishops

Fri, Sep. 9, 2016

By Editorial Staff

judy keaneJudy Keane, who directed media relations and strategic communications for Arizona State University, is moving to the US Conference of Catholic Bishops as director its office of public affairs.

It's Time to Show Some Respect for Our Flag

Mon, Aug. 22, 2016

By Bill Huey

bill hueyIt is high time for the institutions and organizations of this country to take a refresher course in the care, handling and display of the United States flag.

Lobbying, PR of Trump Chair in Focus

Fri, Aug. 19, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Paul ManafortThe Associated Press has led in-depth coverage of the lobbying and PR activity of Donald Trump's campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who advocated for pro-Russian interests in the Ukraine without registering in the US as a foreign agent. Manafort resigned today.

Alpert Takes PA Role with Pfizer in Nashville

Wed, Aug. 17, 2016

By Editorial Staff

dennis alpertDennis Alpert, a White House aide to Al Gore and public affairs hand for Wal-Mart, has moved to Pfizer in a government relations and PA role.

Howard Directs Communications for Insurance Advisory Group

Tue, Aug. 16, 2016

By Editorial Staff

melanie howardMelanie Howard, a seasoned insurance sector marketing and PR exec, has moved to the American Association of Insurance Services as director of communications for the Lisle, Ill.-based rating bureau.

Seagal Says Mankind Must "Transcend Territorial Concerns"

Tue, Aug. 16, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Steven Seagal with Hiroshima victimSteven Seagal, who has long supported nuclear disarmament, helping to fund the multinational Center for Defense Information, today said the cause of peace will be advanced when nations realize they are "one family" that must transcend an obsession with national borders.

World War II Ended 71 Years ago Today

Mon, Aug. 15, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

San Francisco paperWorld War II ended 71 years ago today with the surrender of Japan. O’Dwyer staffer Sharlene Spingler and actor Steven Seagal took part in a ceremony commemorating the deaths of more than 120,000 in atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Ullyot Advises Trump Campaign

Mon, Aug. 15, 2016

By Editorial Staff

john ullyotPR veteran John Ullyot is serving as deputy communications director for the Trump presidential campaign.

Jadotte Flies to AAR in DC

Fri, Aug. 12, 2016

By Editorial Staff

marcus jadotteMarcus Jadotte, an Obama administration Commerce Department assistant secretary and former public affairs chief of NASCAR, has joined defense contractor AAR as VP of public affairs to establish a Washington outpost for the Wood dale, Ill.-based company.

Denver's Sewald Hanfling Adds PR

Wed, Aug. 10, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Gordon BronsonGordon Bronson, an Obama White House associate and Colorado political aide, has moved to Sewald Hanfling Public Affairs in Denver as director of strategic communications.