Inside News of PR & Marketing Communications

Last Updated: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017 @ 9:57 am


Return to Latest News

Diamonds Are Forever, Your Corporate Crisis Doesn't Have to Be

Fri., Mar. 3, 2017

By T.J. Winick

T.J. WinickThe jingle "Every kiss begins with Kay" has new meaning after a Washington Post story this week revealed allegations of sex harassment and discrimination at the popular jewelry stores Kay and Jared owned by Sterling Jewelers.

Millennials are Revolutionizing the Food Marketing Menu

Fri., Mar. 3, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Hunter Public Relations 2016 Food News StudyMillennials may be the most food savvy and label-conscious generation to date, but their reliance on non-traditional channels when educating themselves on nutrition, recipes, products and food news has made them an elusive demographic for  marketers.

F/W/V Named AOR for HR Florida

Thu., Mar. 2, 2017

By Editorial Staff

HR Florida State CouncilFrench/West/Vaughan will handle all external PR and marketing efforts for HR Florida, the state affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.

Steinreich Gets Colorful with Archroma

Thu., Mar. 2, 2017

By Editorial Staff

ArchromaArchroma, which has been providing textile mills with the ability to create season color palettes on any fabric for 130 years, has named Steinrech Communications as North American agency of record.

'Glow Kids' (too much screen time) Is Topic in Westhampton

Thu., Mar. 2, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Glow KidsNicholas Kardaras, author of Glow Kids, which says cellphones and computers are exercising the “fright/flight” part of youthful brains rather than the thinking part, will appear from noon to 2 p.m. Friday March 3 at the Westhampton Free Library.

Owen to Manage FH Global HQ

Thu., Mar. 2, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Terri Owen Terri Owen has been named general manager of FleishmanHillard's global headquarters in St. Louis.

Kaleio Branding Consultancy Debuts

Wed., Mar. 1, 2017

By Editorial Staff

KaleioIntercom Americas, holding company for Latin America PR specialist JeffreyGroup, has launched int’l branding and business consulting firm Kaleio.

Inspiring Action Through Communications

Wed., Mar. 1, 2017

By David Wendland

David Wendland Communications programs that successfully connect and resonate with audiences employ strategies that compel people to take action. (2 reader comments)

Play Fair Lands Litzky as AOR

Wed., Mar. 1, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Play Fair Litzky Public Relations has been named agency of record for children’s event Play Fair.

Knights of Columbus Calls on Lobbying Support

Wed., Mar. 1, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Knights of ColumbusThe Knights of Columbus has retained government affairs group Van Scoyoc Associates for Washington representation on issues related to religion, taxation and government.

LEWIS Names Daniels VP of Media Strategy

Tue., Feb. 28, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Miles DanielsMiles Daniels, journalist and former producer of corporate videos and documentary films, joins LEWIS as part of its growing integrated model.

Strategic Comms. Unit Buoys FTI Consulting’s Q4, Yearly Results

Tue., Feb. 28, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

FTI ConsultingAn increase in public affairs and financial communications activity in FTI Consulting’s Strategic Communications operation helped the Washington-based corporate services company report revenue gains for 2016's fourth quarter as well as the year overall.

Fake News, CNBC Style

Tue., Feb. 28, 2017

By Fraser Seitel

Fraser SeitelCNBC in February proved itself to be the undisputed world leader of fake financial news when it allowed Andrew Left to hijack the airwaves for personal gain. (2 reader comments)

NYC Group Campaigns vs. Radiators on Buildings

Tue., Feb. 28, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Manhattan Neighbors for Safer TelecommunicationsA new group of radiation health advocates has been formed in New York to battle the profusion of radiating cell towers that sit atop many, if not most, buildings.

A Language All Their Own

Mon., Feb. 27, 2017

By Arthur Solomon

Arthur SolomonThe use of confusing and convoluted language among spokespersons and politicians has become so prevalent in today’s political landscape that insiders are often the only people who can make sense of what's being said. (2 reader comments)

VW Comes Surging Back in ’17

Mon., Feb. 27, 2017

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn Torossian  After years of clawing its way out of an international cheating scandal, the once proud Volkswagen could finally be poised for a reputation comeback.

Curley Names Donahue to Lead Digital

Mon., Feb. 27, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Caitlin DonahueD.C. public affairs shop Curley Company has named Caitlin Donahue as senior VP and head of its expanding digital media practice.

Page Center Needs Allies in Fight for Press Freedom

Mon., Feb. 27, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Jill Gabbe, Jack O'Dwyer and Bill NielsenThe Arthur W. Page Center at Penn State, taking a much-needed PR leadership role, has launched a campaign for better government/institutional press relations. It can’t be done alone.