PR & Marketing Communications News

Last Updated: Mon., May 17, 2021 @ 3:02 pm

UCF Seeks Digital Marketing Services

Mon., May 17, 2021

By Jon Gingerich

UFCThe University of Central Florida wants to enter into a three-year contract with a firm that can provide university-wide digital marketing strategy and advertising services.

NPC Demands Israel End Attacks on Media Buildings

Mon., May 17, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

NPCThe National Press Club has demanded that Israel end attacks on buildings housing media in Gaza City, saying those actions raise the question of whether it is trying to impede coverage of its conflict with the Palestinians.

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O'Dwyer's / D S Simon Interview Series

PR's Top Pros Talk: Chris Foster

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Chris Foster, President, North America, BCW Group
BCW president, North America Chris Foster talks with Doug Simon about what CEOs need to do to be effective communicators in an era of change on the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview.

2021 PR Firm Rankings Issue

Conservation Legacy Issues PR, Crisis RFPs

Mon., May 17, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

ConservationConservation Legacy, which places young people in conservation and service programs, has issued RFPs for strategic communication and crisis management.

Crisis Lessons From the Colonial Pipeline Hack

Mon., May 17, 2021

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianA ransomware attack that caused the shutdown of one of the nation’s largest pipelines provides important lessons regarding how to respond to and manage crisis PR situations.

A Bizarro Year in Financial Communications

Mon., May 17, 2021

By Thomas P. Butler

Tom ButlerSeveral events that impacted the investing and finance world in 2021 underscore the importance of maintaining communications advocacy for a financial company’s brand and message.

On the Move: Ketchum Ups Peters to Chief Client Operations Post

Mon., May 17, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Jamey PetersKetchum promotes Jamey Peters to chief client operations officer for North America... Comcast appoints Toni Beck VP of external affairs for the company’s Houston region... Hamilton Place Strategies adds Cailin Schmeer, Patrice Smith and Michael Sargent as directors.

Commentary

Trump Organization Is in the Dumps on Reputation Front

Fri., May 14, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

TrumpThe Trump Organization is in the dumps when it comes to corporate reputation, while Patagonia rules... Environmental Protection Agency moves to make each American a stakeholder in the fight against global warming... Americans want more office less home time in post-COVID-19 hybrid work model.

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Alaska Railroad Shops for PR

Fri., May 14, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

AlaskaThe Alaska Railroad Corp., which operates the only full-service passenger and freight system in the US, is looking for a firm to handle its corporate and media relations.

On the Move: Footprint Names Knox PR Chief

Fri., May 14, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Heather KnoxFootprint appoints Heather Knox as senior VP of global communications... Lambert & Co. names managing director Mike Houston a partner... The Brandon Agency has promoted Christie DeAntonio to director of client services.