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Last Updated: Mon., Sep. 21, 2020 @ 12:15 pm

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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.

Taking on Tech Overload

Mon., Sep. 21, 2020

By Joseph Giumarra

Joseph GiumarraDespite the popular opinion that technology is making us more productive, it’s just as likely to cause us paralysis at critical moments—especially for those of us in public relations. How can we work the technology to ensure that the technology isn’t working us?

Davenport, IA Issues Communications RFQ

Mon., Sep. 21, 2020

By Jon Gingerich

davenportThe City of Davenport, Iowa is seeking input from agencies that can assist the eastern Hawkeye State city with strategic social and media relations projects on an as-needed basis.

Qantas Wins with Out-of-the-Box Travel Offer

Mon., Sep. 21, 2020

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianSeveral airlines are looking into scenic “flights to nowhere” in an effort to accomplish marketplace goals in areas where travel remains restricted.

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. (1 reader comment)

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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. (2 reader comments)

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." (2 reader comments)

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.