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Last Updated: Wed., Jul. 17, 2024 @ 3:01 pm

Bob Marston Dies at 86

Wed., Jul. 17, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Robert MarstonBob Marston, who built Robert Marston And Associates and Marston Strategic Communications, died July 14 of respiratory failure. He was 86.

News of Firms: Clients First Marketing & Communications Opens in Dallas

Wed., Jul. 17, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Clients FirstClients First Marketing & Communications launches in Dallas... BizCom Associates unveils a customized client dashboard developed in collaboration with technology company ZeeProbe... Crosby Marketing Communications, an Annapolis, MD-based agency, marks its 50th anniversary by making a $50,000 donation to the Anne Arundel County Food Bank.

Interview with Travel PR Pro Lou Hammond

Wed., Jul. 17, 2024

By John O'Dwyer

Lou HammondLou Hammond, founder of her own travel PR agency in New York City, discusses what got her into the biz, the changes she's seen over 40 years and her advice for those considering a career in PR.

On the Move: Kraft Heinz Recruits PepsiCo Alum Kaplan

Wed., Jul. 17, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Todd KaplanKraft Heinz recruits former PepsiCo CMO Todd Kaplan to serve as CMO, North America... Bluerock, an alternative asset manager, hires Julia Phillips as managing director and CMO... Kickstarter, a global crowdfunding platform, promotes Courtney Brown Warren to CMO.

FH Works to Improve UN Rep in the US

Wed., Jul. 17, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Better WorldThe Better World Campaign has hired FleishmanHillard for strategic communications and PA to strengthen support for the work of the United Nations in the US.

Decker Royal Reps TTC in Apollo Deal

Wed., Jul. 17, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Travel CorporationDecker Royal represents The Travel Corporation as the more than 100-year-old family-owned tour operator is acquired by New York-based Apollo alternative asset manager.

Omnicom's Q2 Revenues Rise 6.8%

Wed., Jul. 17, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

OmincomOmnicom posted a 6.8 percent rise in Q2 revenues to $3.9B, and a 7.3 percent drop in operating income to $510.3M. The PR operation turned in a sluggish performance.

Greenbelt Wants EcoDev Blueprint

Tue., Jul. 16, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

GreenbeltGreenbelt, a city of 24K in Maryland’s Prince George’s County, wants proposals for an economic development and marketing plan to help it rebound from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alex Stanton Dies at 70

Tue., Jul. 16, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Alex StantonAlex Stanton, a veteran corporate, financial and marketing PR executive, died on July 9. He was 70.

FGS Global's Maibaum Moves to Brunswick Group

Tue., Jul. 16, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Andrea MaibaumAndrea Maibaum, who has most recently led FGS Global’s European ESG team as a managing director, will be joining Brunswick Group's Frankfurt office in October.