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Last Updated: Wed., Nov. 30, 2022 @ 5:17 pm

Maryland Seeks Firm for Dementia Awareness Push

Wed., Nov. 30, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

MarylandMaryland’s Department of Health is scouting for a firm to work on messaging and creative development for a statewide multimedia campaign about dementia and healthy brain aging.

Commentary

Ignoring Trump Is Good Theory but Bad Media Move

Wed., Nov. 30, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

TrumpDenying media coverage to Donald Trump is a good theory but the threat that his return to power poses to the US is too dangerous to ignore... Tesla's share of the EV market tumbles as Elon Musk fritters with Twitter... The media cheer as Bob Iger settles in once again at Walt Disney Co.

News of Firms: Propel Launches PRM3

Wed., Nov. 30, 2022

By Steve Barnes

PropelPropel launches PRM3, a PR management, monitoring and measurement offering... PRophet teams with Yoodli... The Museum of Public Relations lands a grant by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President’s Grant Fund of the Princeton Area Community Foundation.

Accounts in Transit: MMGY Global Visits Detroit

Wed., Nov. 30, 2022

By Steve Barnes

DetroitMMGY Global is named marketing and advertising agency of record for Visit Detroit... Sling & Stone adds Halo.Car and EV Charging Solutions to its client portfolio... 5WPR lands SaaS solutions platform LeanIX.

On the Move: Resolute Public Affairs Adds Neil Simon

Wed., Nov. 30, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Neil SimonResolute Public Affairs hires Neil Simon as an EVP. He was most recently director of communications for Metro, the Portland, OR regional government... FINN Partners promotes Jessica Lise to partner, New York health... Thomson Reuters names Jeannine Befidi CCO.

Qorvis Gears Up for Arab Language Day

Tue., Nov. 29, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Arabic LanguageQorvis Communications, which has been Saudi Arabia’s go-to PR firm since the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks, is gearing up for UN Arab Language Day.

Irish Rail Gathers PR Qualifications

Tue., Nov. 29, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Irish RailIrish Rail has issued an RFQ as it compiles a short-list of firms to provide PR support for its corporate communications department.

Biden Alum Rowe Takes NBCU Post

Tue., Nov. 29, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Courtney RoweCourtney Rowe, who held senior communications posts in both the Biden and Obama administrations, is coming on board at NBCUniversal as SVP, corporate communications.

On the Move: Integral Ad Sciences Adds Malik as CMO

Tue., Nov. 29, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Khurrum MalikIntegral Ad Science, which analyzes the value of digital advertising placements, names Khurrum Malik CMO... Curative appoints Beth Henry marketing czar... Intent HQ, a customer AI analytics platform, brings on Graham Phillips as CM&EO.

Puyallup WA Posts PR RFP

Tue., Nov. 29, 2022

By Jon Gingerich

City of PuyallupThe city of Puyallup, Washington is requesting proposals from agencies that can provide on-call services for various public relations and marketing projects.

Accounts in Transit: Tipico Sportsbook Bets on Pollack Group

Tue., Nov. 29, 2022

By Steve Barnes

TipicoThe Pollack Group will guide iGaming brand Tipico Sportsbook on its planned launch in Ohio, which is set for January 1... Bacheff Communications is handling North American media for Atomi, an electric scooter manufacturer and micro-mobility industry expert... LDPR picks up AOR duties for Bequia Beach Hotel, a boutique luxury property in the Grenadines.

Why CISOs Struggle to Articulate Cyber Risk

Mon., Nov. 28, 2022

By James Condon, Meredith Griffanti, Evan Roberts, Jamie Singer

James Condon, Evan Roberts, Meredith Griffanti and Jamie Singer co-authored this articleChief Information Security Officers are under immense pressure to demonstrate organizations’ cyber readiness to their senior leadership and boards. FTI explores the challenges and scrutiny they face from a communications perspective.

Sen. Schumer Spokesman Joins SKDK

Mon., Nov. 28, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Justin GoodmanJustin Goodman, communications director for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, has joined SKDK as an EVP in its DC public affairs practice.

BGR Group Lands $720K Panama Job

Mon., Nov. 28, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

PanamaBGR Group has landed a one-year contract worth $720K from Panama for government affairs and PR services.