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Last Updated: Tue., Jul. 16, 2024 @ 2:12 pm

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.

On the Move: Trident DMG Hires FH's Hennessey

Tue., Jul. 16, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Lydia HennesseyTrident DMG appoints FleishmanHillard's Lydia Hennessey as a director... Dukas Linden Public Relations, promotes Judy Speicher to senior vice president... Breach Secure Now, a provider of comprehensive cybersecurity, AI and productivity solutions, names Dan Dufault as VP of marketing.

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.

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.

Oklahoma's Audit Office Seeks PR Boost

Mon., Jul. 15, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Oklahoma Office of the State Auditor & Inspector GeneralThe Oklahoma Office of the State Auditor and Inspector is looking to hire a firm to establish a comprehensive communications strategy.

Adapting to Global Geopolitical Shifts

Mon., Jul. 15, 2024

By Brad Staples

Brad StaplesBusinesses operating in today’s fragmented global landscape face increasingly complex challenges, underscoring the crucial role they play in achieving meaningful impact.

PR Leaders Call for Civility

Mon., Jul. 15, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Partnership for New York CityPR leaders signed the Partnership for New York's statement calling for civility in the wake of the assassination attempt of Donald Trump.

On the Move: Case Western Enrolls Nestle Alum

Mon., Jul. 15, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Erica StarrfieldCase Western Reserve University recruits Nestlé USA director of strategy & development for marketing Erica Starrfield to serve as VP for marketing and communications, effective Aug. 1... Milk & Honey PR appoints Richard Bagnall as group non-executive director... Truescope, a global media monitoring and PR measurement company, hires Tressa Robbins as VP of client success.

Northern Kentucky Transit Seeks PR Help

Fri., Jul. 12, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

TANKThe Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky is looking for a firm to help with its strategic communications, PA and community outreach effort.

Invariant Reps Controversial LNG Export Facility

Fri., Jul. 12, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

VentureInvariant represents Arlington, VA-based Venture Global, which received federal approval on July 2 for its controversial $21B liquified natural gas export facility located in Louisiana's wetlands.

News of Firms: Narrative Strategies Sets Up Shop in Florida

Fri., Jul. 12, 2024

By Steve Barnes

NarrativeNarrative Strategies, a DC-based strategic communications and public affairs firm, expands into South Florida... Quinn PR outsources its human resource needs to HR Transformed, an HR consultancy started up by former Quinn COO Allyns Melendez... The Harris Poll acquires BERA, a predictive brand technology platform.