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What Apple Teaches Us About PR

Mon., Aug. 8, 2016

By Ronn Torossian

ronn torossianHow Apple amasses profits and achieves success even though it owns only a small share of the market.

Caldwell Takes Crisis Post at Cerrell

Mon., Aug. 8, 2016

By Editorial Staff

caldwellAlan Caldwell, southern California communications manager for Shell, has moved to Cerrell Associates as VP of media relations and crisis communication, as well as the firm's first chief diversity strategist. 

Serbia Books Zapwater

Mon., Aug. 8, 2016

By Editorial Staff

serbiaSerbia has booked Zapwater Communications as it slates its first media tour targeting US travel press.

“Branded” Media Content Fights Facebook (and Loses)

Mon., Aug. 8, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Facebook like buttonAds that look like editorial matter are a “necessary evil,” say 45% of those voting in a current poll on this website. They are “unethical,” say 27%. Since stories “with a Mickey in them” are being pushed by New York Times and others, it’s no wonder Facebook is thriving.

Cision Brings in CEO from Oracle

Mon., Aug. 8, 2016

By Editorial Staff

kevin akeroydCision has brought in Oracle senior VP Kevin Akeroyd as CEO, as the PR software heavyweight moves forward from absorbing rivals Vocus and PR Newswire.

Visual Journalism is Just Journalism

Fri., Aug. 5, 2016

By Vilan Trub

Vilan TrubAs industries evolve, there comes a period when the new becomes unrecognizable compared to the old. That time has come for journalism and the role multimedia now plays in storytelling.

GOP, Association Pro Miller Resets

Fri., Aug. 5, 2016

By Editorial Staff

lisa camoosa millerLisa Camooso Miller, a veteran GOP aide and association PR exec, has joined Reset Public Affairs as a partner of the Washington-based firm.

Turkey Hires APCO for Post-Coup PR

Thu., Aug. 4, 2016

By Editorial Staff

turkeyTurkey, which endured an attempted military coup in July that many blame on the US, has engaged APCO Worldwide to foster stronger ties with the US through a PR push.

Levick's Aaron to Mercury

Thu., Aug. 4, 2016

By Editorial Staff

stephen aaronStephen Aaron, VP for Levick who spent several years mobilizing support for the National Rifle Association, has moved to Mercury in Washington as a senior VP.

Cisco's Bullard Moves to APCO in Raleigh

Thu., Aug. 4, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Travis BullardTravis Bullard, corporate communications manager for Cisco in Raleigh, has moved to APCO Worldwide's Raleigh officer as a director.

Makovsky Taps Dukas' Hesney

Thu., Aug. 4, 2016

By Editorial Staff

douglas hesneyFinancial pro Doug Hesney, executive VP for Dukas Linden PR, has shifted to Makovsky as EVP to head its financial and professional services operation.

PR Jobs of the Week

Thu., Aug. 4, 2016

By Editorial Staff

PR and communications jobs from odwyerpr.com this week. 

J&J Alum FitzPatrick Powers Exelon Communications

Wed., Aug. 3, 2016

By Editorial Staff

maggie fitzpatrickMaggie FitzPatrick, global communications chief of Johnson & Johnson, is slated to join Exelon as senior VP of corporate affairs, philanthropy and customer engagement later this month.

Vice Slates Nightly News Program Sept. 26

Wed., Aug. 3, 2016

By Editorial Staff

vice newsVice Media is slated to debut a nightly news program Sept. 26 on HBO, a half-hour weeknight competitor to the network mainstays.