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Last Updated: Fri., Jan. 21, 2022 @ 4:32 pm

BerlinRosen Gets Cash Infusion

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

BerlinRosenO2 Investment Partners has taken an investment position in New York-based BerlinRosen to power its next phase of growth.

Commentary

Ivanka Trump Longs for the Halycon Days of 2017

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Ivanka TrumpIvanka Trump longs for the good old days in DC when her biggest concern was Nordstrom dropping her clothing line... Donald Trump throws PR shade at Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank... Mighty Unilever stumbles on the PR front.

Edelman

Glassman Counsels Mexico on Trade Matters

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

James GlassmanJames Glassman, writer/consultant who served as US propaganda chief during George W. Bush’s administration, is providing “perception management” advice to Mexico on improving its ties with the US.

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South Dakota Issues Tourism Marketing RFP

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Jon Gingerich

South DakotaThe Mount Rushmore State is seeking an agency that can promote South Dakota as a travel destination in regional, national, and international markets.

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Media Maneuvers: Chicago Public Media Buys Sun-Times

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Chicago Sun TimesChicago Public Media, which owns the city’s NPR outlet, WBEZ, is set to acquire the Chicago Sun-Times on Jan 31... Gannett is axing the Saturday print edition of its papers in 136 markets... Netflix’s stock tanks after it falls short of Wall Street's subscriber forecasts.

Longacre Square, Edelman Work Battle for Kohl's

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

KohlsLongacre Square Partners is handling media for Macellum Advisors GP's run at Kohl’s retail chain, a company it claims is in need of necessary operational, financial and strategic improvements. Edelman represents Kohl’s.

Coyne PR

Accounts in Transit: Weinbach Group Lands Miami-Dade Dept. of Cultural Affairs

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Miami DadeThe Weinbach Group will handle PR duties for the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs... G&S Business Communications re-ups as US region agency of record for Syngenta Crop Protection... MSS Media partners with Rutgers Business School on a geographically targeted transit advertising campaign.

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On the Move: Praytell Recruits Bishop, Newark for Creative Posts

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Steve Barnes

PraytellPraytell hires Golin's Brianna Bishop as SVP, creative strategy and Taylor's Chris Newkirk as SVP, creative... Marketing Maven's Ally Bertik is named president-elect of the Public Relations Society of America Gold Coast Chapter... Cetera Financial Group names Jessica Caris SVP, head of corporate communications & PR... Diamond Public Relations promotes Brenna O’Leary to director of its Los Angeles office.

ICR Strategic Communications

SF Int'l Airport Flies Out PR RFP

Thu., Jan. 20, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

San Francisco Int'l AirportSan Francisco International Airport wants proposals to guide the implementation of its marketing communications plan.

Berk Communications

News of Firms: Caplan Communications Probes PR's Role in Climate Change

Thu., Jan. 20, 2022

By Steve Barnes

CaplanCaplan Communications, which celebrates its 18th anniversary on Feb. 4, recently published “The Role of Public Relations Firms in Climate Change Politics,” an investigation into the PR industry's influence in climate politics... Barabino & Partners, an Italian firm with units in London, Berlin and New York, acquires B2P Communications Consulting, a Franco-German outfit... Allison+Partners forms an affiliate partnership with São Paulo-based agency Talquimy.

Deep Space Coalition Blasts Off

Thu., Jan. 20, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Deep SpaceThe Coalition for Deep Space Exploration has registered to lobby Washington in support of its mission for a long-term, sustainable direction for the nation’s space investments.

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