Thu., Oct. 30, 2014
NJ Musters PR Search to Burnish Military Bases
By Greg Hazley
New Jersey, which lost a key military base in the Pentagon's last round of closures, has begun an agency search to foster support and "safeguard" five military installations as the Department of Defense pushes for a new round of realignments or closures.
Fri., Oct. 3, 2014
Publix Shops for PR
By Kevin McCauley
Publix Super Markets, which is the No. 1 employee-owned supermarket chain is circulating a request for information for PR work.
Fri., Sep. 26, 2014
Portland's Metro Plans for PR
By Greg Hazley
Metro, the metropolitan planning organization for the 1.5M-resident Portland, Ore., region, is reaching out for strategic communications proposals to support a variety of PR and marketing duties.
Tue., Sep. 23, 2014
Sacramento Reviews Air Quality PR
By Greg Hazley
The air quality and pollution control entity for California's Sacramento County is reviewing its seven-figure communications account, including support for campaigns to curb wildfires and smog.
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17 of Top 25 PR Firms Grew in Double Digits in 2013
Independent PR firms showed strong growth in 2013. Eight of the ten largest posted double-digit gains as did nine in the 11 to 25 category and 57 in the complete list of 127.
1. Edelman, NY - $734,177,526
2. APCO Worldwide, D.C. - $120,345,400
3. Waggener Edstrom, Wash. - $117,600,000
4. W2O Group, San Fran. - $75,050,000
5. Ruder Finn, NY - $63,249,000
6. MWW Group, NJ - $48,020,000
7. Finn Partners, New York - $44,375,000
8. ICR, CT - $42,445,157
9. Zeno Group, New York - $35,896,998
10. DKC, New York - $32,896,560
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