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Last Updated: Wed., Sep. 28, 2022 @ 12:08 pm

Lambert & Co. Digs Rare Earth Deal

Wed., Sep. 28, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

GXLambert & Co. is working for GX Acquisition Corp. II blank check vehicle, that is merging with NioCorp Developments Ltd, a miner of rare earth minerals.

Accounts in Transit: F/W/V Picks Up Coastal Conservation Assn. of North Carolina

Wed., Sep. 28, 2022

By Steve Barnes

CCANCFrench/West/Vaughan handles Coastal Conservation Association of North Carolina as it mounts a public awareness campaign designed to generate broad-based support for the protection and restoration of North Carolina’s declining coastal fisheries resources... Padilla picks up Richmond Region Tourism... FischTank PR adds Amogy and EcoSmart Solution to its growing cleantech roster.

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O'Dwyer's Nov. Mag Will Tune in to Tech PR

Wed., Sep. 28, 2022

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's Technology PR MagazineWith the growth of augmented reality, Web3 and the Metaverse, today's tech universe has a rapidly expanding number of stories that audiences want to hear. The November issue of O'Dwyer's will talk about how communicators can tell those stories effectively.

On the Move: Autodesk Adds Peloton Vet

Wed., Sep. 28, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Dara TresederAutodesk names Dara Treseder, who recently resigned as SVP and global head of marketing, communications and membership at Peloton, chief marketing officer, effective Oct. 14....Brands2Life hires Rowland Harding as a SVP and a lead for its operations on the west coast....Seven Letter brings on Paige Rusher and Omari Hardy as directors.....Constructor, an AI search and discovery platform for e-retailers, names Courtney Austermehle as its first chief marketing officer.

APCO Reps Leader of Democratic Opposition in Belarus

Wed., Sep. 28, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Sviatlana TsikhanouskayaAPCO Worldwide is providing media relations services for Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, the leader of the democratic opposition to Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko. She stepped in for her husband and ran for president in 2020 but lost in the rigged election.

Public Relations Arguments That Will Carry the Midterms

Wed., Sep. 28, 2022

By Fraser Seitel

Fraser SeitelFive moderate positions that political candidates on both sides of the aisle may want to consider for the November elections if they want to return a sense of political sanity to this country.

Finn Partners Promotes 'Say Their Names Memorial'

Tue., Sep. 27, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Say Their NamesFinn Partners has partnered with the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art to promote the “Say Their Names Memorial” augmented reality exhibition to honor the victims of racial injustice in the US.

CO Seeks Anti-Opioid Push Aimed at Youth

Tue., Sep. 27, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

COAGColorado wants proposals for the creation of a statewide opioid and fentanyl awareness and prevention education campaign.

ICR, Edelman Smithfield Work Nautilus' Review

Tue., Sep. 27, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

NautilusICR Inc. and Edelman Smithfield represent Nautilus as the Vancouver, WA,-based home exercise equipment company launches a strategic review, which may result in its sale.

UAE Picks BCW for COP28 Support

Tue., Sep. 27, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

COP28BCW is hammering out an agreement to provide strategic communications services to the United Arab Emirates, which will host the 2023 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 28) slated to be held in Dubai from Nov. 6-17.

News of Firms: Allied Global Marketing Targets London

Tue., Sep. 27, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Melanie WillsAllied Global Marketing launches a partnership marketing division in London... The Next Practice introduces Next Content Labs, which will focus on developing strategic, short-form content solutions... Resonates, a UK-based specialist PR and marketing agency, signs on as a partner in IPREX.

On the Move: Falls & Co. Names Bernot President & COO

Tue., Sep. 27, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Tom BernotFalls & Co. names Tom Bernot president and COO... Banner Public Affairs appoints Patrick Mitchell VP-PR. Mitchell joins Banner from the African Wildlife Foundation, where he managed North American communications... ROX United brings on Amber Meredith as president... Culloton + Bauer Luce promotes Natalie Bauer Luce to president.

St. Louis Seeks EcoDev Booster

Mon., Sep. 26, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

St LouisThe St. Louis Economic Partnership is looking to hire a strategic communications firm to promote diversified economic growth to advance the quality of life in the county and city of St. Louis, which has a combined population of just over 1M people.

Weber Shandwick Hires Havas Health’s Massaia

Mon., Sep. 26, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Louis MassaiaWeber Shandwick has hired Louis Massaia, executive VP/chief creative officer at Havas Health & You, as its first CCO for the North America healthcare group.

Biden Nominates Nyhus for Ambassador Slot

Mon., Sep. 26, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Roger NyhusPresident Biden has nominated Roger Nyhus, who founded Nyhus Communication in Seattle in 1994, as ambassador to several Caribbean nations.