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Last Updated: Mon., Apr. 15, 2024 @ 5:05 pm

Carlsbad Eyes EcoDev Assistance

Mon., Apr. 15, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

City of Carlsbad, CACarlsbad is looking for an economic development partner to help position the southern California city as a great place to build a business and grow a career.

Teneo Handles CVC Capitalís IPO

Mon., Apr. 15, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

CVC CapitalTeneo is handling the initial public offering of CVC Capital Partners, one of Europe’s largest private equity firms with nearly $200B in assets under management.

Americans Grow Weary of Purpose-Driven Marketing

Mon., Apr. 15, 2024

By Jon Gingerich

USC Annenberg Center for Public RelationsA growing number of consumers, company employees and even PR professionals now think companies should dial back on ESG initiatives, according to the latest Global Communications Report from USC Annenberg.

When the Inmates Run the Asylum

Mon., Apr. 15, 2024

By Fraser Seitel

Fraser SeitelWhile employee inclusion is important for any workplace, three recent examples illustrate how staff empowerment can potentially threaten an organization.

On the Move: Global Counsel's Palombo Joins FGS Global

Mon., Apr. 15, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Joe PalmoboFGS Global brings on Global Counsel's Joe Palombo as a partner in the firm’s London office... SJW Group, an investor-owned pure-play water and wastewater utility, names Nazan Riahei as VP of communications, a newly created role... Measurabl, an ESG tech platform for real estate, names Chris Zegal SVP of marketing

News of Firms: Buchanan Joins BCW, H&K

Mon., Apr. 15, 2024

By Steve Barnes

BuchananBCW and Hill & Knowlton, which will merge as of July 1 to form Burson, bring on financial communications and capital market advisory firm Buchanan Communications as part of the new unit, effective immediately... Stagwell enters into an agreement to acquire PROS Agency, a Brazil-based brand and marketing consultancy... The LAGRANT Foundation forms alumni advisory council.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Matt Kovacs

Mon., Apr. 15, 2024

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Matt Kovacs, Pres., Blaze PR
Blaze PR president Matt Kovacs talks with Doug Simon about how organizations can get the most out of their PR budgets on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

Hermosa Beach Needs Infrastructure PR

Fri., Apr. 12, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Hermosa BeachHermosa Beach, a bedroom community 21 miles from downtown Los Angeles, seeks a firm to provide community outreach and engagement services to support its infrastructure redevelopment push.

GOP Veteran Cooper Joins Teneo

Fri., Apr. 12, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Rory CooperRory Cooper, a veteran Republican operative and policy specialist, has joined Teneo’s Washington office as senior managing director in its strategy & communications practice.

DCI Group Expands to NYC†

Fri., Apr. 12, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Will FeuerWashington-based DCI Group has hired Wall Street Journal reporter Will Feuer to gain a presence in the New York market.

Accounts in Transit: Diffusion PR Wins The Folio Society

Fri., Apr. 12, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Folio SocietyDiffusion PR picks up The Folio Society, which publishes illustrated books... 5W Public Relations hauls in connected desk company Beflo... RB Milestone Group lands IR duties for oceansix future paths, which creates products from plastic waste.

On the Move: Longacre Square Partners Names Kral COO

Fri., Apr. 12, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Rebecca KralLongacre Square Partners appoints Rebecca Kral as its first chief operating officer... Channel V Media hires RETHINK Retail's Gabriella Bock as director of content... Brands2Life, which works with tech clients, appoints ICR alum Jack Murphy as VP.