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Tue., Sep. 9, 2014
Malinowski Jumps into PAN
By Kevin McCauley
 
mark malinowskiMark Malinowski, founder of Ketchum's entertainment marketing group, has joined PAN Communications to expand its consumer practice.
Category: Food & Beverage PR
Tue., Sep. 9, 2014
Sard in Rival Bid for Brokerage Firm
By Greg Hazley
 

GFISard Verbinnen & Co is guiding PR for BCG Partners' $675M bid for brokerage and clearing firm rival GFI Group, which has already agreed to be acquired by another company.

 
Category: M&A
Mon., Sep. 8, 2014
CHR Acquires Trylon SMR
By Greg Hazley
 
lloyd trufelmanIntegrated marketing agency The CHR Group has acquired Trylon SMR, a New York-based media relations and tech specialist with $1.5M in billings in 2013.
Category: PR Firms
Mon., Sep. 8, 2014
Penn State Lures Lokman for PR Post
By Kevin McCauley
 
larry lokmanPenn State has named Lawrence Lokman, UCLA PR veteran, VP-strategic communications effective Oct. 8.
Category: Professional Services PR
Mon., Sep. 8, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 9-08-2014
By Greg Hazley
 
Retail In wake of Target, Home Depot tight with info on breach(Reuters) 
PA Obama: 'I should've anticipated the optics' of golf outing(NYDN)
Viral Why content goes viral on Instagram (L. Petrosky) 
Social Nissan tweets first royal baby ad seven minutes after news announced (CO) 
Retail Panera asks customers not to bring guns into its restaurants (HuffPost) 
PR 101 The art of the testimonial: How to gather, publicize and track (MW) 
Sports Ray Rice terminated by team, suspended by NFL (CNN)
Category: PR Links
Mon., Sep. 8, 2014
Cigna Unveils Branding Push
By Kevin McCauley
 
cignaHealthcare giant Cigna today launched a new branding campaign designed to reinforce the Connecticut-based insurer's commitment to serve as advocate 24/7/365 for the health and security needs of its 85M global customer base.
Category: Corporate Communications
Mon., Sep. 8, 2014
Treasury PA Head to Glover Park
By Greg Hazley
 
lecompteJenni LeCompte, assistant secretary for public affairs at the US Dept. of the Treasury until last year, has landed at Glover Park Group as a managing director.
Category: Public Affairs
Mon., Sep. 8, 2014
Ethical History of PR Society of America
By Jack O'Dwyer
 
PRSA logoThe Society, while providing many benefits to members and the PR industry, also has compiled a record of various ethical and legal abuses.
Category: PRSA
Mon., Sep. 8, 2014
Berke Resigns Politico Editor Job
By Kevin McCauley
 
richard burkeRichard Berke, executive editor at Politico, is leaving after a ten-month stint due to a disagreement over strategy with its founders.
Category: Media News
Mon., Sep. 8, 2014
Bell Pottinger Power's Venezuela Oil Giant's PR
By Kevin McCauley
 
pdvsaBell Pottinger has been working for Venezuela's national oil giant, which is parent company of US-based Citgo Petroleum Corp.
Category: International
Mon., Sep. 8, 2014
PR Ethics Panel Tonight Will Get Exhibits and a Plea
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

ethics panelThe eight PRSA/NY ethics panelists, seven of them self-employed, will get O’Dwyer exhibits including the 1999 study that found “PR Specialist” ranked 43rd on a list of 45 credible info sources.

Category: PR Ethics
Mon., Sep. 8, 2014
Ohio Craft Brewers Formulate PR Search
By Greg Hazley
 

ohioThe trade group for Ohio's craft beer makers has released an RFP for "branding services" to promote the Buckeye State’s fast-growing industry. 

Category: RFPs
Fri., Sep. 5, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 9-05-2014
By Greg Hazley
 
Comment PR peep show: I used to be a journalist … and now they hate me (@guardian)
Tech Farewell to eight years of BlogHer (J. Pepper) 
In Memorium Joan Rivers' London publicist remembers his client(Evening Standard) 
ISIS American may be key in ISIS social media blitz (ABC News)
Careers Finding your own way - career unclear (J. Lee) 
EconDev Tesla picks Nevada in battle for $5B battery factory (LA Times) 
PR 101 6 secrets to expo success (K. Mohring) 
Changes Lego closes in on Mattel to be top toymaker(Bloomberg) 
Media Reddit AMA with new 'Meet the Press' host Chuck Todd(Reddit)
Category: PR Links
Fri., Sep. 5, 2014
PR Jobs of the Week
By Greg Hazley
 
PR and communications job listings from odwyerpr.com this week.
Category: PR Jobs
Fri., Sep. 5, 2014
Abbvie's Lewis to Astellas
By Greg Hazley
 
andrew lewisPharma pro Andrew Lewis has moved to Astellas to head communications for the drug maker's global medical & development unit.
Category: Corporate Communications
Fri., Sep. 5, 2014
Sri Lanka Sweetens Madison's Pot
By Kevin McCauley
 

prasad kariyawasamHuman rights-challenged Sri Lanka has upped Madison Group's $15K, one-year contract effective June 1 to $25K-a-month beginning Aug. 1. 

Category: International
Fri., Sep. 5, 2014
Oregon County Seeks Travel PR Help
By Greg Hazley
 
mt hoodOregon's Clackamas County, the outdoor recreation mecca that includes Mount Hood, is looking for outside PR help to woo travel writers.
Category: RFPs
Fri., Sep. 5, 2014
Lawyer Spurlock Joins PRSA Ethics Panel as Press Advocate
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

delbert spurlockDelbert Spurlock, a lawyer who was EVP of the New York Daily News from 1993-2010, has joined the PRSA/NY "Mock Trial" of PR Monday as a press advocate.

 
Category: PR Ethics
Fri., Sep. 5, 2014
Edelman Doubles Down on France
By Greg Hazley
 
edelmanEdelman has acquired France's top independent PR firm, ELAN, a six-year-old agency started by Edelman alum Marion Darrieutort.
Category: International
Thu., Sep. 4, 2014
Text's US Chief Opts for B-M
By Kevin McCauley
 

rowan beneckeRowan Benecke, executive VP-North America region at Text100, will join Burson-Marsteller Oct. 6 as chair of its global technology practice.

Category: Technology PR
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