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Pay and Prestige for Women in PR Still Lags, Study Says

Fri, Nov. 17, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Global Women in PRA new study reveals that while women represent two-thirds of the global PR industry, 78 percent of CEOs in the top 30 PR agencies worldwide are men and they also occupy 62 percent of seats at the PR boardroom table.

Beer Wholesalers Tap Duo

Wed, Aug. 23, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

National Beer Wholesalers AssociationThe National Beer Wholesalers Assn., which represents more than 3,000 independent beer distributors, has recruited Eric Bunning and Amanda DeBard for communications posts.

ICMA Issues RFP for PR, Media Relations

Wed, Aug. 2, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Intl County Management AssociationThe International County Management Assn. wants to hire a PR firm to help position the DC-based group as the leader for best practices in local government management.

EPA Vet Jones Joins Chemicals Trade Group

Mon, Jun. 19, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Jim JonesJim Jones, a former Environmental Protection Agency assistant administrator, has joined the Consumer Specialty Products Assn, as executive VP-strategic alliances & industry relations.

Teach for America Looks for PR Pro

Fri, Jun. 16, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Teach for AmericaTeach for America is looking to recruit a VP-national communications and engagement executive to craft a communications strategy and serve as the national voice of the non-profit group.

American Women in PR Stresses 'Professionalism'

Tue, Jun. 13, 2017

By Jane Landers

Talia Beckett DavisAmerican Women in PR, launching its New York chapter June 9 at the Novotel Times Square, said it will stress that PR is “a profession” and not “an industry.” (1 reader comment)

Worldcom Adds Turkey, Poland Partners

Wed, May 24, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Worldcom PR GroupWorldcom Public Relations Group has signed on Istanbul, Turkey’s OptimumBrand and Warsaw, Poland’s Made In PR.

Webby Awards, with New PR Category, Deserve Watching

Mon, May 1, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Webby AwardsThe awards dinner of the association that recognizes “the tremendous growth of the internet,” will take place Monday night May 15 at Cipriani Wall Street. Some 13,000 entries were received including those for a new public relations category.

Museum of PR to Unveil Lost Ivy Lee Manuscript

Tue, Mar. 28, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Ivy LeeThe Museum of Public Relations tomorrow will unveil an unpublished manuscript written by Ivy Lee, as well as other recently discovered, century-old artifacts belonging to the early PR pioneer.

Today Is 'International Womenís Day'

Wed, Mar. 8, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Muriel FoxMuriel Fox, longtime Carl Byoir exec and co-founder and initial PR director, National Organization for Women in 1966, will be on a panel in New York tomorrow that will discuss women’s issues.

Page Center Inaugurates "Integrity in PR" Awards

Tue, Feb. 14, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public CommunicationThe Arthur W. Page Center, Penn State University, will honor Ann Barkelew, Dick Martin and Alan Murray Feb. 22 as the first recipients of its annual Awards for Integrity in Public Communications. (1 reader comment)

IPR Head Tina McCorkindale Visits O'Dwyer Offices

Thu, Feb. 2, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Tina McCorkindaleTina McCorkindale, Ph.D. president and CEO of the Institute for PR, visited the O’Dwyer offices Feb. 1, chatting with assistant publisher and editor Jane Landers.

Sachs Signs With Worldcom

Mon, Dec. 19, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Sachs Media GroupSachs Media Group has become a partner agency of global PR network Worldcom Public Relations Group.