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Trump Hires Manafort for Delegate Push

Tue., Mar. 29, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Trump buttonDonald Trump has enlisted veteran lobbyist and political PR consultant Paul Manafort in an effort to lock up his delegate lead in the Republican primaries. (1 reader comment)

Gatesman+Dave Joins Iprex

Tue., Mar. 29, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Gatesman+DavePittsburgh-based marketing communications agency Gatesman+Dave has joined global communications network IPREX as its newest agency partner.

Trump PR Aide Cegielski (ex-VP-PRSA) Denounces Him

Tue., Mar. 29, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Stephanie CegielskiStephanie Cegielski, ex-VP-PR/PRSA, who headed a super PAC supporting Donald Trump, has stunned the political world  by denouncing him at great length—recalling what Scott McClellan did to President Bush in 2008.

De Niro Learns Not All Press Is Good Press

Tue., Mar. 29, 2016

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianIn show business, the old adage that all publicity is good publicity is believed by some and followed by many.  But is it really true? (2 reader comments)

W20's Brito to Lewis

Tue., Mar. 29, 2016

By Editorial Staff

michael britoMichael Brito, who led social marketing for W20 Group, has moved to Lewis as senior VP of digital marketing to head its Lewis Pulse operation in San Francisco.

Ruder Finn Rolls Out Bloom Tech

Mon., Mar. 28, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

BloomRuder Finn has unveiled Bloom Tech, a new specialist integrated communications offering that's being billed as one of the PR industry’s first “transmedia" agencies.

Georgia Gov Wields Veto After Corporate Pressure

Mon., Mar. 28, 2016

By Editorial Staff

nathan deal Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said today he would veto a measure derided by corporations as discriminatory toward the LGBT community in the Peachtree State.

Sherry Takes EVP Role with Kellen

Mon., Mar. 28, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Greg SherryGreg Sherry, a Levick and G&S alum who built and sold The Sherry Group to Publicis, has moved to Kellen in New York as executive VP of communications for the association manager and PR advisory firm.

Southwest Signed to Pitch Japan Trade

Mon., Mar. 28, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Tokyo, JapanSouthwest Strategies LLC has been hired to provide communications and community outreach support for trade policy developments between the U.S. and Japan.

Governments, Authorities Ignore 60+ Years of Dangers of Wi-Fi

Mon., Mar. 28, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Jerry FlynnRetired Canadian Army captain Jerry Flynn, who spent 22 years in its “Electronic Warfare” unit, is beseeching Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canadian Medical Assn. president Dr. Chris Simpson to stop “suppressing the truth” about the dangers of Wi-Fi, Cellphones, computers, cell towers and other forms of radiation. (3 reader comments)

FH's Yanez Heads HP Corporate Comms

Mon., Mar. 28, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Vanessa YanezVanessa Yanez, who led FleishmanHillard's Americas tech practice, has moved to HP to head corporate communications for the tech giant.

Wilson Named GLOBALHealthPR President

Fri., Mar. 25, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Jonathan WilsonGLOBALHealthPR, the international network of independent health and science agencies, has appointed Jonathan Wilson president.

National Philanthropic Trust Calls Castro

Fri., Mar. 25, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

National Philanthropic TrustCastro Strategies LLC has been hired to represent independent public charity National Philanthropic Trust on Capitol Hill for taxation issues.

Canadians Leading Battle vs. Wi-Fi Pollution

Fri., Mar. 25, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Environmental Health TrustWi-Fi pollution is “Canada’s worst crime ever against humanity” but scientists, doctors and the “sinfully silent news media” are failing to warn the public, says WF health advocate Jerry Flynn. (4 reader comments)

Tech Vet Jones to WP Engine

Fri., Mar. 25, 2016

By Greg Hazley

eric jonesEric Jones, a former NY tech practice head for Edelman, has moved to WP Engine in Austin as VP of global brand and communications for the WordPress hosting giant.

The Stevens Group Signs Radman

Fri., Mar. 25, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Deborah RadmanPR industry mergers and acquisitions shop The Stevens Group has appointed industry veteran Deborah Radman senior associate.

Michigan Reviews Travel, EconDev PR

Fri., Mar. 25, 2016

By Greg Hazley

Pure MichiganMichigan wants to hear from PR firms as it reviews travel and economic development PR for the Wolverine State. Separate RFPs cover advertising and marketing.