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Farnham to Chair B-M's Consumer Practice

Wed., Jan. 25, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Kyle FarnhamBurson-Marsteller has tapped Kyle Farnham as chair of its U.S. consumer and brand marketing practice.  He comes over from MSLGroup.

Lippe Taylor Names Dyer President

Wed., Jan. 25, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Paul Dyer W2O Group alum Paul Dyer has been named president of beauty, fashion and lifestyle PR shop Lippe Taylor.

ICR Names New Partners

Wed., Jan. 25, 2017

By Editorial Staff

ICRPhil Denning, Anton Nicholas and Bo Park have been named as partners at investor relations giant ICR.

Working Millennials Burdened by Debt

Wed., Jan. 25, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Millennials in the Workplace - Study by PadillaCRTMillennials are on track to comprise roughly three-fourths of the U.S. workforce within the next decade, but the unprecedented amount of student loan debt members of this generation have incurred is now impacting their financial decisions in post-college life, including their role and performance in the workforce. (1 reader comment)

NJ’s lotus823 Acquires Litner

Wed., Jan. 25, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Rachel LitnerIntegrated marketing agency lotus823 has acquired fellow New Jersey PR shop Rachel Litner Associates.

DMA Media Acquires TheNewsMarket

Tue., Jan. 24, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

DMA MediaDefinition 6 has sold its global content distribution and digital PR agency TheNewsMarket to London-based media services company DMA Media.

H+K Hires Brexit Remain Comms. Head

Tue., Jan. 24, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

David ChaplinDavid Chaplin, communications director for the Remain campaign during Britain’s EU referendum last year, has joined Hill+Knowlton Strategies as senior associate director.

Steinreich Adds PR & Journalism Vet

Tue., Jan. 24, 2017

By Editorial Staff

SuJin OhSuJin Oh, 25-year PR and journalism veteran, has joined Steinreich Communications Group as account manager after nearly a decade at Finn Partners.

360° Virtual Reality: the Future of Storytelling

Tue., Jan. 24, 2017

By Ivan Ristic

Ivan Ristic360° Virtual Reality Video is the latest trend peaking interest amongst consumers, brands and media organizations. Here’s why it’s important that PR agencies incorporate VR into their communications plans for 2017.

Ex-State Farm, T-Mobile CCO to Chubb

Tue., Jan. 24, 2017

By Editorial Staff

David BeigieDavid Beigie, former chief communications officer for State Farm Insurance and T-Mobile USA, has moved to Chubb as VP of global digital communications for the insurance giant.

APCO Appoints Ramsey

Mon., Jan. 23, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Jon Ramsey APCO Worldwide has appointed Edelman alum Jon Ramsey to the role of global technology practice director.

Unseen Risk: Troubleshooting a Crisis Plan

Mon., Jan. 23, 2017

By Travis Taylor

Travis Taylor Having a plan in place is the first step in preparing for a crisis, but no strategy is foolproof, and even experienced communicators can get rattled when their organization faces reputational threats and phones start ringing off the hook.

Million Women March Makes Its Point

Mon., Jan. 23, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Million Women MarchThe Million Women March Jan. 21 (actually several million across the nation) made its point and signals increased use of public demonstrations to get attention. (2 reader comments)

LGA Taps Finkelstein to Head PR

Mon., Jan. 23, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Barry FinkelsteinLuquire George Andrews has named Barry Finkelstein as director of PR at the advertising, digital and PR shop.

Rex Tillerson, Exxon and Public Relations

Mon., Jan. 23, 2017

By Fraser Seitel

Fraser SeitelHow ExxonMobil under the watch of Rex Tillerson was able to transform its image and reputation, and managed to recapture lost credibility in the process. (2 reader comments)