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Last Updated: Wed., Aug. 17, 2022 @ 4:57 pm

Wildwoods, NJ Wants PR Support

Wed., Aug. 17, 2022

By Jon Gingerich

Wildwoods, New JerseyThe Wildwoods, a group of five communities that sit along the southern New Jersey coast, is seeking proposals from public relations agencies that can raise awareness of the area as a premier destination.

Yachats, OR Needs Tourism PR

Wed., Aug. 17, 2022

By Steve Barnes

YachatsYachats, a village on the Pacific coast in Oregon’s Lincoln County, is looking for tourism promotion services and marketing.

Kekst CNC Handles Endoís Chapter 11

Wed., Aug. 17, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

EndoKekst CNC handles the Chapter 11 filing of Dublin-based Endo International, which is the target of thousands of opioid-related lawsuits connected with its Opana ER painkiller and has been overwhelmed with an $8B debt load.

Weber's Stephan Moves to H+K Strategies

Wed., Aug. 17, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Randa StephanWeber Shandiwck global head of marketing and brand Randa Stephan moves to H+K Strategies, where she will be firm's first chief marketing and communications officer.

How to Communicate in Times of Economic Uncertainty

Wed., Aug. 17, 2022

By Scott Lessne

Scott LessneFor financial brands, silence during uncertain times sends the clear message that your organization hasn’t prepared a plan to deal with the business challenges at hand.

On the Move: BCW Names Brittingham Chief Learning Officer

Wed., Aug. 17, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Holly BrittinghamBCW hires Holly Brittingham as its first global chief learning officer... SellersEaston Media, a content creation company, brings on TIME magazine deputy editor Eben Shapiro as executive editor... Ag tech company Indigo Agriculture appoints Victoria Godfrey as CMO.

Bash the Blue

Wed., Aug. 17, 2022

By Kevin Foley

Kevin FoleyNow that the FBI is catching up with the former president, it's MAGA world's turn to bash law-enforcement officers.

CALSTART Needs Media Push for Vehicle Vouchers

Tue., Aug. 16, 2022

By Steve Barnes

HVIPCALSTART, a nonprofit focused on transforming the transportation marketplace, seeks media relations support to raise awarness of California’s Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project.

Fintech: The Holy Grail of Tech PR

Tue., Aug. 16, 2022

By Henry Feintuch

Henry FeintuchA few recent innovations in fintech illustrate how this market segment is transforming the financial services sector.

News of Firms: Porter Novelli Launches Erica Smith Fellowship

Tue., Aug. 16, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Erica SmithPorter Novelli launches the Erica Smith Future Leaders Fellowship program, which is focused on supporting justice, equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives... The Diversity Marketing Consortium adds Inkhouse and No. 29 as members... PR Boutiques International announces its 2022-2023 executive leadership team and board.

On the Move: Abdalla Checks in as Choice Hotels CMO

Tue., Aug. 16, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Noha AbdullaChoice Hotels International hires Noha Abdalla as chief marketing officer... KP Public Affairs adds Amilia Glikman to its advocacy team to represent agency clients on environmental regulatory, legislative and policy issues... BitSight, a cybersecurity ratings company, appoints Catherine Harrell as CMO.

Accounts in Transit: Rubenstein PR Signs Up BeyondView

Tue., Aug. 16, 2022

By Steve Barnes

BeyondViewRubenstein Public Relations is named agency of record for BeyondView, a digital platform for commercial real estate professionals... Marcus Roberts is selected as lead public relations partner for PetPartners’ AKC Pet Insurance and FIGO Pet Insurance brands... Gong Communications will provide ESG and sustainability consulting for Greece’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, Growthfund.

One Correct Way to Pronounce 'Caribbean'

Tue., Aug. 16, 2022

By Rene Henry

Rene HenryThe common mispronunciation of the word "Caribbean" highlights an insensitivity on the part of the media to get the details right.

NC Wine and Grape Council Wants PR Partner

Mon., Aug. 15, 2022

By Steve Barnes

NCWineThe North Carolina Wine and Grape Council is looking for a firm to run a campaign aimed at changing the culture and knowledge surrounding wine produced in the state.