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Last Updated: Fri., Aug. 12, 2022 @ 5:15 pm

Russia Propaganda TV Taps Rebel Media

Fri., Aug. 12, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

RTRebel Media Productions of Miami has signed on to produce television content for Russia’s RT International for distribution in China, India, South Africa and South America.

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CALSTART Seeks PR Aimed at CA Landscapers

Fri., Aug. 12, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

CalstartCALSTART, which promotes clean transportation and healthy communities, seeks partner to develop $600K PR campaign targeted at professional landscapers in California.

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Goodman Media Promotes NYC's Paley Media Fest

Fri., Aug. 12, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Paley CenterGoodman Media International is handling PR for first-ever PaleyWKND media, sports, entertainment and gaming festival designed to help revive midtown Manhattan.

O'Dwyer's Aug. '22 Finc'l. PR/IR & Prof. Svcs. PR Magazine:

Why PR Should be a Top Investment for Startup Asset Managers

By Chris Gillick

Chris GillickThe importance of building a communications infrastructure before launching.

Also from the Aug. issue:

With Growth Comes New Challenges -- Bill Haynes & George Spencer, BackBay Comms.

Evolution of Shareholder Activism -- John Christiansen, Jared Levy & Bryan Locke, FGS Global

How Competing in a Triathlon is Like Running a PR Firm -- Hilary JM Topper, HJMT PR

Teens Flock to TikTok, Leave Facebook Behind

Fri., Aug. 12, 2022

By Jon Gingerich

Tik TokTikTok has quickly become one of the top online destinations for U.S. teens, while Facebook use among this prized demographic in recent years continues to hit new lows.

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On the Move: FINN Promotes O'Donnell to Partner

Fri., Aug. 12, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Brianne O'DonnellFINN Partners promotes Brianne O’Donnell to partner, higher education... Manus Bio appoints Frederik Bjoerndal as vice president of corporate communications... TVP Communications, which works exclusively with higher education clients, ups Erin Hennessy to executive vice president.

Thornell Succeeds Isay as SKDK CEO

Thu., Aug. 11, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Doug ThornellSKDK has named partner Doug Thornell successor to CEO Josh Isay, making him the highest ranking Black executive at top PA/political consulting firm.

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'Cowboy Hat Capital of Texas' Seeks Image Work

Thu., Aug. 11, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

City of Garland, TXGarland, which has a population of 225K people, making it the fifth biggest city in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, wants to hire a firm to work on its image.

Accounts in Transit: Pollack Group Lands EXMO Crypto Exchange

Thu., Aug. 11, 2022

By Steve Barnes

exmoThe Pollack Group signs on to help cryptocurrency exchange EXMO establish and grow its position in the marketplace and bolster its brand... CIIC PR checks in at The Principal Madrid Hotel... Lopez Negrete Communications to drive Hyundai Motor America's Hispanic marketing push.

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How Competing in a Triathlon is Like Running a PR Firm

Thu., Aug. 11, 2022

By Hilary JM Topper

Hilary JM TopperEndurance sports provide teachable lessons about overcoming life’s obstacles and accomplishing your goals, all of which apply to being in business—especially when it comes to overseeing a PR firm.

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Another Benefit of Zoom: Media Coaching

Thu., Aug. 11, 2022

By Seth Linden

Seth LindenThe explosion of remote meetings brought on by the pandemic has revolutionized the coaching process, and virtual coaching is here to stay.

On the Move: ONEOK Hires Bayer's Wallis for SVP-Communs Spot

Thu., Aug. 11, 2022

By Steve Barnes

J. Darren WallisONEOK taps Bayer's J. Darren Wallis as SVP, communications & community relations... XPO Logistics, Inc., a freight transportation services provider, names Honeywell's Nina Reinhardt CCO of RXO platform... KM Strategies Group appoints CNN political contributor Abdul El-Sayed as its first senior advisor.

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Carlyle Group Names McCann Interim IR Chief†

Wed., Aug. 10, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

David McCannCarlyle Group names David McCann interim IR chief following Nathan Urquhart's decision to pursue other professional interests. Move follows shocker Aug. 7 exit of CEO Kewsong Lee.

Commentary

Fox News Jumps Back on the Trump Train

Wed., Aug. 10, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Fox NewsFox News jumps back on the Trump Train as riches of midterm political spending jackpot loom... Biden achieved more in less than two years than Clinton, Obama did in eight... Forget about Italy. I can't figure how Domino's makes money in NYC.

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On the Move: Lambert Hires First Horizon Corp's Ward

Wed., Aug. 10, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Julia WardLambert hires First Horizon Corp.'s Julia Ward as a managing director... Hager Sharp brings on Erik Robelen as VP in its education, labor and economy practice... Assembly, a Stagwell unit, brings on Gaby Sethi as global head of impact... Spotter, which pays YouTube creators for the right to monetize the video content they produce, signs up Galvea Kelly as CMO.