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Last Updated: Fri., Jul. 1, 2022 @ 1:33 pm

Pinellas Co. (FL) Utility Seeks PR

Fri., Jul. 1, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

PinellasThe Pinellas County Utilities Department, which serves Tampa, Saint Pete and Clearwater, is looking for a partner to handle public information and community outreach.

Riveron Acquires Clermont Partners

Fri., Jul. 1, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

RiveronRiveron has acquired Clermont Partners, a 35-member ESG communications and investor relations shop based in Chicago that was launched by two FTI Consulting strategic communications executives.

O'Dwyer's / D S Simon Interview Series

PR's Top Pros Talk: Stefan Pollack

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Stefan Pollack, Pres., The Pollack Group
The Pollack Group president Stefan Pollack talks about how communicators can help clients pilot their way though a turbulent economic landscape on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview with Doug Simon.

News of Firms: FrazierHeiby Rebrands as Slide Nine Agency

Fri., Jul. 1, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Slide NineFrazierHeiby rebrands as Slide Nine Agency... Gotham Research Group joins forces with Ballast Research, Hamilton Place Strategies, Flag Media Analytics and alva, to offer what they say is an industry-leading stakeholder management solution... WPP acquires the business of Bower House Digital of Australia.

Oregon Seeks Image Help for Dungeness Crabs

Thu., Jun. 30, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

DungenessThe Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission seeks help to bolster its product's brand and promote the sustainable fishing practices of its commercial fleet.

Commentary

Pressure Grows on Merrick Garland

Thu., Jun. 30, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Merrick GarlandTrump is kaput as nearly half of America wants him indicted for the Jan. 6 uprising, according to an AP poll taken before Cassidy Hutchinson's bombshell testimony... Do you really want to invest in Russia, China or Saudi Arabia?... Hotel industry launches recruitment drive. Surly guests may spoil the experience of new staffers.

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Ballard Partners Bags $900K Liberia Pact

Thu., Jun. 30, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

LiberiaBallard Partners has signed Liberia to help that corruption-plagued African nation communicate with US government officials, businesses and NGOs.

On the Move: APCO Worldwide Hires Transportation Dept. Vet

Thu., Jun. 30, 2022

By Steve Barnes

J Todd InmanAPCO Worldwide hires J. Todd Inman, former chief of staff to the U.S. Department of Transportation, as a senior director... Tierney appoints Jason Trubowitz as executive vice president/media director... Winnebago Industries brings on Amber Holm as SVP & CMO... Health Recovery Solutions names Melissa Humphrey marketing chief.

Commentary

Trump Should Start Planning his Presidential Library

Thu., Jun. 30, 2022

By Bill Huey

Cassidy HutchinsonDonald Trump should start planning his presidential library because Cassidy Hutchinson's compelling testimony about his manic behavior has doomed his chance of a second term in office.

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BGR Speaks Up for Dogs

Wed., Jun. 29, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

World Dog AllianceBGR Government Affairs is handling the Hong Kong-based World Dog Alliance, which is committed to ending the consumption of canines.

Commentary

Ernst & Young Suffers Worst Crisis Imaginable

Wed., Jun. 29, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

EYWhat is the biggest crisis that a Big 4 auditing firm or any accountant could face? Ask Ernst & Young... Carnival Cruise Line used to market its fleet as "Fun Ships." Will it recast them as "Fight Ships" in the aftermath of a brawl in New York Harbor?... Democrats may get a reprieve from midterm disaster, thanks to the Supreme Court.

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On the Move: FNK IR Hires BNY Mellon's Meyers

Wed., Jun. 29, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Robert MeyersFNK IR, an investor relations consultancy specializing in smaller public companies, hires BNY Mellon's Robert Meyers as VP of investor relations & capital markets... Firework, a livestreaming commerce and digital transformation platform, names Meg Siegel VP of brand marketing... Constant Contact hires Mary Rusterholz as chief people officer and Stephanie Ting as chief strategy officer.