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FH Alum DeVito Heads Digital for Levick

Wed., Aug. 31, 2016

By Editorial Staff

kathryn devitoKathryn DeVito, a partner and senior VP for FleishmanHillard's digital practice in Washington, has shuffled to Levick, Washington, D.C., as a senior VP and head of digital.

Consumer Reports Warns on Cellphones

Wed., Aug. 31, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Consumer ReportsKeep phone away from head and body, don’t put it in a pants or shirt pocket, and only use when signal is strong, says Consumer Reports. Text when possible.

Sony Pictures TV Casts Weitz for PR

Wed., Aug. 31, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Stacy WeitzStacy Weitz, senior VP for PMK*BNC, has moved in-house with Sony Pictures Television as VP of corporate communications.

Ruder Finn Adds Healthcare Vet Coyle

Wed., Aug. 31, 2016

By Editorial Staff

mary coyleMary Coyle, a healthcare agency vet of Marina Maher, Ogilvy and MSLGroup, has moved to Ruder Finn as senior VP and media relations strategist focused on healthcare.

Moroch Acquires Stake in Bond PR

Wed., Aug. 31, 2016

By Editorial Staff

bondMoroch Holdings, the parent to 35-year-old Dallas marketing communications agency Moroch Partners and other firms, has acquired a minority stake in New Orleans-based Bond PR & Brand Strategy, which is merging with Moroch's southeast operation as Bond Moroch.

Epi-Pen Maker Trying to Repair Reputation

Tue., Aug. 30, 2016

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn Torossian Pharmaceutical company Mylan hasn't done the work needed to save its reputation and customer base in the wake of its controversial price hike of lifesaving medical device EpiPen.

Native Ads Get More Clicks in 2016

Tue., Aug. 30, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

PolarA recent report examined click-through rates and the average time spent looking at native ads, and how that content is currently performing across devices and various publisher verticals.

Osgood Exits 'Sunday Morning'

Tue., Aug. 30, 2016

By Editorial Staff

charles osgoodCharles Osgood, host of CBS' "Sunday Morning" for the past 22 years, is stepping down at the age of 83.

IKEA in Furniture Recall Crisis

Mon., Aug. 29, 2016

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn Torossian IKEA made a small crisis worse when it mishandled the recall of a popular furniture item.

Uproar Takes New York

Mon., Aug. 29, 2016

By Editorial Staff

lindsay plattsOrlando's Uproar PR has opened a New York outpost, its fourth office, with plans to staff up to 20. 

Event Sponsors' Remorse?

Mon., Aug. 29, 2016

By Arthur Solomon

arthur solomonFor sponsors of the Rio Olympics the most important question will not be about sports. It's the same question that all sponsors of mega events ponder: "Did we get our money’s worth?"

Booze Sank Lochte; Alcohol Under Worldwide Attack

Mon., Aug. 29, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

America BudweiserBoisterous, alcohol-driven behavior by swimmer Ryan Lochte Aug. 14 touched off an incident that dominated Olympics coverage for several days. Alcohol consumption is under new worldwide attack.

Resnick to ReviveHealth as EVP

Mon., Aug. 29, 2016

By Editorial Staff

lindsay resnickLindsay Resnick, chief marketing officer and EVP for Wunderman Health, to ReviveHealth as executive VP in Nashville.

Bell Resigns from Bell Pottinger

Fri., Aug. 26, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Tim BellTim Bell, the UK PR mogul behind global PR institution Bell Pottinger, has left the firm to start a new PR consulting venture next year.

PMK*BNC Adds Oriol in NY

Fri., Aug. 26, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Jodie Magid OriolJodie Magid Oriol, a 15-year veteran of Lionsgate and predecessor Artisan Entertainment, has moved to PMK*BNC as VP in its New York office.