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Last Updated: Fri., Sep. 18, 2020 @ 5:35 pm

Fast-Growing Arizona City Wants Tourism PR

Fri., Sep. 18, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

City of Avondale, ArizonaThe fast-growing Arizona City of Avondale, which is located 15 miles from downtown Phoenix, is looking for a PR firm with destination marketing expertise.

Bob Dole Helps Armenia Boost US Ties

Fri., Sep. 18, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Bob DoleFormer Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, 97, is working with Armenia to improve its diplomatic relations with the US ahead of strategic talks between the two nations slated for October.

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Trump is Clueless When it Comes to PR

Fri., Sep. 18, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

TrumpDonald Trump blames bad PR for not getting getting him the credit that he deserves for his "phenomenal" job in handling COVID-19. He's clueless about the role of PR... PRSA Student Society of America seeks to improve the national dialog.

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Partnering with a Trusted, Smaller Agency

By Greg Zilberfarb

Greg ZilberfarbSince TSN Communications’ inception over 20 years ago, our employees have always worked remotely. So, while others are trying to figure out the nuances of this new normal, it's been business as usual for us.

Financial Communications & The Pandemic

MWWPR Works SportBLX Lanch

Fri., Sep. 18, 2020

By Steve Barnes

SportBLXMWWPR has been retained by SportBLX to lead communications for the launch of a platform that allows fans and investors to own shares of unique assets in sports.

The Future of PR After COVID-19

Fri., Sep. 18, 2020

By Cole McKeon

Cole McKeonThose who embraced innovation prior to 2020 hit the ground running during the pandemic. For those who didn't, it's time to hurry up and catch up before the train of progress gets too far ahead.

Events: NY Women in Communication to Host 50th Matrix Awards

Fri., Sep. 18, 2020

By Steve Barnes

MatrixNew York Women in Communications' 50th annual Matrix Awards is set for Oct. 12... Agency Guacamole is hosting a Sept. 23 panel on Beauty, Lifestyle and Nurturing Diversity... The Association of National Advertisers is holding a Media & Measurement Virtual Conference on Sept. 23 and 24.

On the Move: Grala Returns to Rubenstein Public Relations

Fri., Sep. 18, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Alyson GralaRubenstein Public Relations welcomes back Alyson Grala as vice president... Information tech company Cologix names Page Shaper Haun chief marketing officer... Mazda North America Operations tabs Brad Audet for top marketing post.

COVID-19 Pandemic Hits Health Insurance

Thu., Sep. 17, 2020

By Steve Barnes

FinnHealth insurance coverage is taking a hit due to COVID-19, and the loss of coverage is coming down hardest on Black Americans and young people, according to a new survey from Finn Partners.

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Fox News, Trump: Partners in Collusion

Thu., Sep. 17, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

HoaxIf you want to explore the collusion between Fox News and president Trump, pick up Brian Stelter's new book, "Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth." (1 reader comment)

Cision Names Clark CEO

Thu., Sep. 17, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Abel ClarkCision has appointed Abel Clark chief executive officer, effective immediately. He takes over from Platinum Equity managing director Brandon Crawley,

News of Firms: Furia Rubel Creates Anti-Racism Center

Thu., Sep. 17, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Gina RubelFuria Rubel Communications creates Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Anti-Racism Resource Center... Jeff Winton Associates partners with UK-based marketing communications firm Onyx Health... North America Women in PR launches Public Relations Academy.

Accounts in Transit: Motion to Handle Prevent Child Abuse '21 National Campaign

Thu., Sep. 17, 2020

By Steve Barnes

MowerMotion selected by Prevent Child Abuse America to spearhead its 2021 national campaign and brand messaging development... Uproar PR scoops up Smashing Grapes restaurant, and Ike’s Love & Sandwiches shop... Brandstyle Communications lands Marfa Stance, British women's ready-to-wear company and Kostumed, a website that sells costumes for dogs, cats and adults.

Caputo Takes Leave of Absence from HHS

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Michael CaputoMichael Caputo is taking a leave of absence from his top spokesperson job at the Dept. of Health and Human Services. (1 reader comment)

COVID-19 Response Batters US Image Overseas

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

COVIDThe Trump administration’s mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic has battered America’s image overseas, according to the Pew Research Center.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Lin-Hua Wu

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Lin-Hua Wu, Chief Communications Officer, Dropbox
Dropbox chief communications officer Lin-Hua Wu talks with D S Simon Media CEO Doug Simon about the lessons she and her company have learned as Dropbox transitioned from a mainly consumer-facing company to also become a major business tool in the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video.

Lake Park, FL Looking for Marketing Firm

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Jon Gingerich

Lake ParkThe Palm Beach County town of Lake Park, Florida is accepting proposals from firms that can provide marketing services in an effort to combat the perception that the Town is unsafe.