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NAS Seeks Communications Support

Wed., Mar. 29, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

National Academy of SciencesThe National Academy of Sciences has issued a request for proposal for communications agencies that can promote key messages from a forthcoming study.

The Atlantic Goes to London

Wed., Mar. 29, 2017

By Editorial Staff

The Atlantic MagazinePublic and international affairs magazine The Atlantic is opening a new office in London on the heels of single-copy newsstand sales up 19 percent and total revenues up 18 percent in 2016.

International SOS Drafts D&D as AOR

Wed., Mar. 29, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

SOS D&DPR has been named agency of record for medical and travel security services company International SOS.

Teddy Bear Gun Takes Aim at Gun Violence

Wed., Mar. 29, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Teddy Bear GunThe Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence and ad agency FCB have created the “Teddy Gun” to show that there are far more regulations against toy makers than gun makers.

FH Appoints Americas Corp Reputation Lead

Wed., Mar. 29, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Kristin Hollins FleishmanHillard senior VP and senior partner Kristin Hollins has been picked to lead the global PR firm’s corporate reputation practice group in the Americas.

PRSA Counselors Will Learn to "Max Agency Value"

Wed., Mar. 29, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

PRSA Counselors Academy Conference - Sleepless in SeattleSessions at the PRSA Counselors Academy conference May 7-9 in Seattle include “Maxing value in preparation for a sale” and building a “stronger, more profitable agency.”

Hotwire Reps United Rentals

Wed., Mar. 29, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

HotwireHotwire has been named agency of record for equipment rental company United Rentals.

O'Dwyer's Releases Annual PR Firm Rankings

Tue., Mar. 28, 2017

By John O'Dwyer

O'Dwyer's PR Firm RankingsEdelman leads the way again with $874.9M in 2016 net fees, but there was some jostling at the top with W2O Group ($122.7M) bumping APCO ($120.6M) down to third place and several newcomers to the top ten.

Cision Buys Business Intelligence Company

Tue., Mar. 28, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

CisionPR software giant Cision today announced that it has acquired open-source business intelligence provider Bulletin Intelligence.

March Madness Triggers Wins for Marketers

Tue., Mar. 28, 2017

By Steve Mann

Steve MannIf you’ve ever wondered why the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament is such a successful venue for brand activation, here's your answer.

New Yorkers Lobby for Single-Payer Health Act

Tue., Mar. 28, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Campaign for New York HealthNew Yorkers will board buses to Albany Tuesday, April 4 to lobby for what would be the largest statewide universal single-payer healthcare system, billed as “like Medicare, but better.” (2 reader comments)

Museum of PR to Unveil Lost Ivy Lee Manuscript

Tue., Mar. 28, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Ivy LeeThe Museum of Public Relations tomorrow will unveil an unpublished manuscript written by Ivy Lee, as well as other recently discovered, century-old artifacts belonging to the early PR pioneer.

Ruder Finn Rolls Out RiskSTAT

Tue., Mar. 28, 2017

By John O'Dwyer

RiskSTAT app from Ruder FinnApp-based, reputation risk management system identifies potential risks in real time, predicts potential impact and facilitates a quick response so companies are not left flat-footed when a crisis hits.

Red Dress Boutique Tries on Steinreich

Tue., Mar. 28, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Red Dress BoutiqueSteinreich Communications has been named agency of record for the online retailer that caters to young moms and working women searching for affordable head-to-toe styling.

Should Be No Rejoicing Over Death of Trumpcare

Mon., Mar. 27, 2017

By Joe Honick

Joe HonickNo one from any side of the confusing political spectrum should be happy at the apparent death of the presidentially-declared “cure” for the Affordable Care Act. (6 reader comments)

ANA CEO Issues Plea for Brand Safety

Mon., Mar. 27, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Bob LiodiceANA CEO Bob Liodice has called for more diligence from digital advertising platforms in the wake of several ANA members stopping advertising on Google websites, including YouTube, after some ads were placed near content featuring hate speech and terrorist-oriented websites.

Brandware to Jump-Start PR for Weego

Mon., Mar. 27, 2017

By Editorial Staff

WeegoWeego, leader in consumer portable power, has named Atlanta, Georgia-based Brandware PR as agency of record.

LE&A Adds Automotive Expertise

Mon., Mar. 27, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Jennifer GreenfelderJennifer Greenfelder signs on as director at Lambert, Edwards & Associates to focus on the Detroit, Michigan-based agency’s automotive practice.

Global PR Summit Set for NYC in June

Mon., Mar. 27, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Global PR Summit New York - June 8-9, 2017Princess Diana’s former chief of staff and former VP of communications at BP America are some of the presenters that will address reputation management and crisis communications at the event June 8-9 at One World Trade Center.