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Last Updated: Fri., Jan. 21, 2022 @ 11:34 am

Glassman Counsels Mexico on Trade Matters

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

James Glassman, writer/consultant who served as US propaganda chief during George W. Bush’s administration, is providing “perception management” advice to Mexico on improving its ties with the US.

On the Move: Praytell Recruits Bishop, Newark for Creative Posts

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

By Steve Barnes

PraytellPraytell hires Golin's Brianna Bishop as SVP, creative strategy and Taylor's Chris Newkirk as SVP, creative... Marketing Maven's Ally Bertik is named president-elect of the Public Relations Society of America Gold Coast Chapter... Cetera Financial Group names Jessica Caris SVP, head of corporate communications & PR... Diamond Public Relations promotes Brenna O’Leary to director of its Los Angeles office.

SF Int'l Airport Flies Out PR RFP

Thu., Jan. 20, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

San Francisco Int'l AirportSan Francisco International Airport wants proposals to guide the implementation of its marketing communications plan.

News of Firms: Caplan Communications Probes PR's Role in Climate Change

Thu., Jan. 20, 2022

By Steve Barnes

CaplanCaplan Communications, which celebrates its 18th anniversary on Feb. 4, recently published “The Role of Public Relations Firms in Climate Change Politics,” an investigation into the PR industry's influence in climate politics... Barabino & Partners, an Italian firm with units in London, Berlin and New York, acquires B2P Communications Consulting, a Franco-German outfit... Allison+Partners forms an affiliate partnership with São Paulo-based agency Talquimy.

Deep Space Coalition Blasts Off

Thu., Jan. 20, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Deep SpaceThe Coalition for Deep Space Exploration has registered to lobby Washington in support of its mission for a long-term, sustainable direction for the nation’s space investments.

Crisis Pro Rubenstein Denies Smear Job on Black

Thu., Jan. 20, 2022

By Jane Genova

Jane GenovaLeon Black sues over claims that Steven Rubenstein was part of a campaign to plant stories about Black's ties with Jeffrey Epstein in a case that could cast a chill over the PR industry.

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PR's Top Pros Talk: Lindsay Singleton

Thu., Jan. 20, 2022

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Lindsay Singleton, Mng. Dir. & Head of Social Impact Comms. Practice, ROKK Solutions
ROKK Solutions managing director Lindsay Singleton, who also heads the firm's social impact practice, talks with Doug Simon about how communicators can connect with audiences on both sides of the political aisle in the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

On the Move: Lawrence Dances to Samba TV

Thu., Jan. 20, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Dallas LawrenceSamba TV hires Roku, Burson-Marsteller veteran Dallas Lawrence as SVP and head of communications and brand... Red Lobster hauls in Patty Trevino as CMO... KERV Interactive, a digital advertising platform, hires Michael Fleischman as CFO.

Embattled Manhattan DA Turns to Heller

Wed., Jan. 19, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Alvin BraggManhattan district attorney Alvin Bragg, who has come under fire for his memo to prosecutors telling them to seek prison time only for those charged with serious crimes, has reached out to crisis pro Risa Heller.

A 2022 Wish: Plan To Manage Your Crisis Risks

Wed., Jan. 19, 2022

By Alex Stanton

Alex StantonWhy planning ahead and putting in the time and effort toward creating thoughtful, workable crisis communications plans is one of the best investments companies and organizations can make in 2022.