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Last Updated: Tue., Jan. 19, 2021 @ 10:30 am

Prince Charles' PR Man Opts for Edelman

Tue., Jan. 19, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Julian Payne, communications secretary for Prince Charles and wife Camilla, for the past five years is joining Edelman as chair of its EMEA corporate affairs group.

O'Dwyer's/D S Simon Video Interview Series

PR's Top Pros Talk: Ronn Torossian

Tue., Jan. 19, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Ronn Torossian, CEO & Founder, 5W PR
In the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview, W2O chief integration officer Emily Poe tells Doug Simon that her top recommendation for communicators in 2021 is to “listen to and understand your audiences.”

DC Looks for International Sports/Events PR

Mon., Jan. 18, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Washington D.C. Convention and Sports AuthorityWashington Convention and Sports Authority is looking for one or more firms to help enhance its effort to attract international and national sporting and entertainment events to DC.

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Let No Good Deed Go Unpromoted

Mon., Jan. 18, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Salvation ArmyRubenstein PR touts its clothing drive and doughnut giveaway... Marina Maher Communications introduces the "powerhouse" gang.

PowerVision Seeks U.S. Tech PR Partner

Mon., Jan. 18, 2021

By Jon Gingerich

powervisionUnmanned aerial vehicle manufacturer PowerVision is looking for a PR agency based in the United States that specializes in technology and consumer electronics.

SKDKnickerbocker's Dunn Rejoins Team Biden 

Fri., Jan. 15, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Anita DunnAnita Dunn, founding member SKDKnickerbocker who returned to the firm after advising the Biden/Harris ticket, is rejoining Team Biden to work on the transition.

BC's Mackenzie Looks for Travel Support

Fri., Jan. 15, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Mackenzie, British ColumbiaMackenzie, which is located in British Columbia surrounded by boreal forests, lakes and mountains, is looking for a firm to develop a tourism plan.

On the Move: L’Oréal Hires Heineken's Juti 

Fri., Jan. 15, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Blanca JutiL’Oréal has names Blanca Juti chief communications & public affairs officer. She was Heineken's chief corporate affairs officer... 360PR+ hires Matter's George Snell as head of content innovation and integration... The Pollack Group adds Alex Nathanson as technology practice lead.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Emily Poe

Fri., Jan. 15, 2021

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Emily Poe, Chief Integration Office, W2O
In the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video interview, W2O chief integration officer Emily Poe tells Doug Simon that her top recommendation for communicators in 2021 is to “listen to and understand your audiences.”

What to Expect from the Biden Administration on Climate Change

Fri., Jan. 15, 2021

By Michael Kempner

Michael KempnerOn January 20, we will begin to see a monumental shift in federal policies to address climate change and the environment. President-elect Biden has said that he wants to be a global leader on climate issues and plans to enforce new climate policies whenever he can.

News of Firms: Allison+Partners Buys Sommerfield Comms.

Fri., Jan. 15, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Matthew Della CroceAllison+Partners purchases Sommerfield Communications... Finn Partners' global health head Gil Bashe takes co-chair spot at the International WELL Building Institute’s IWBI Health Equity Advisory... Frank Coleman Strategies launches under leadership of top aide to Distilled Spirits Council of the United States chief.

Predictions for PR Agencies in 2021

Fri., Jan. 15, 2021

By Art Stevens and Rich Jachetti

Art Stevens and Rich JachettiWhy 2021 is shaping up to be a banner year for the mergers and acquisitions landscape within the public relations world.

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Central AR Water Searches for PR Help

Thu., Jan. 14, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Central Arkansas Water of Little RockCentral Arkansas Water of Little Rock is gathering qualifications from firms interested in handling its PR, advertising, marketing, special events, consumer education, social media and public policy initiatives.

Sonoran Works to Pardon Assange

Thu., Jan. 14, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

SPGSonoran Policy Group, which has close ties with the Trump White House, is working to obtain a presidential pardon for Julian Assange, who has been charged with violating the Espionage Act.