Ruder Finn - What's Next

PR News & Commentary

Last Updated: Tue., Jul. 23, 2024 @ 3:36 pm

Page Society Searches for CEO

Tue., Jul. 23, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

PageThe Page Society hires Heidrick & Struggles to run the search for exiting CEO Roger Bolton's successor.

Americans Spending More Time on Reddit

Tue., Jul. 23, 2024

By Jon Gingerich

reddittUsers of community site Reddit will increase the amount of time they spend on that platform in 2024, while time spent on other social networks is expected to decline, according to a recent eMarketer forecast.

Buckley Enrolls at University of Maryland

Tue., Jul. 23, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Anne BuckleyAnne Buckley will join the University of Maryland as VP-marketing and communications on Sept. 4. She will exit her PR post at University of California San Diego.

Axel Springer Targets DC Policymakers

Tue., Jul. 23, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

AxelSpringerAxel Springer, the German media combine that owns the Politico news site and Business Insider, has stepped up its push at US policymakers.

Edelman Reps $30B UAE Climate Fund

Tue., Jul. 23, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

AlterraEdelman is providing strategic communications services and handling events for Alterra Management Ltd, the $30B climate-focused investment fund launched by the United Arab Emirates.

Can a PR Agency Grow Without Losing Its Soul?

Tue., Jul. 23, 2024

By John O'Dwyer

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Knight Stivender, Partner, MP&F

Knight Stivender, partner at MP&F, discusses with Doug Simon the generational transition her agency is going through and the need to “roll with the punches” on the latest PR’s Top Pros Talk video podcast.

On the Move: Carter to Lead Business Development at CG Life

Tue., Jul. 23, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Jay CarterCG Life brings on longtime AbelsonTaylor vet Jay Carter as EVP business development... Educational publishing and services company Pearson hires Ginny Cartwright Ziegler as CMO... G2, a software marketplace, names Sydney Sloan to head marketing.

Top Tips for Attracting Family Travelers

Tue., Jul. 23, 2024

By Kayla Atwater

Kayla AtwaterThe family-travel market is booming. Here’s how travel brands can stand out in today’s crowded media landscape and appeal to families during the vacation planning process.

JPA Health Acquires London's akt health

Mon., Jul. 22, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

AKTJPA Health has acquired London’s akt health communications, which has 23 staffers, to expand the European capabilities of the Washington-based firm.

Potter Takes Burson's Top PA Post

Mon., Jul. 22, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Damion PotterDamion Potter, former British diplomat and trade & economic development representative, has joined Burson as global chair of its public affairs operation.

Commentary

We Can Breathe Again

Mon., Jul. 22, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Kamala HarrisThe Democrats now have at least a fighting chance to remain in the White House with Kamala Harris on top of the ticket... Diversity dies in the heartland as Deere & Co. and Tractor Supply Co. plow over their DEI initiatives.

Teneo Taps Labour Party Veteran

Mon., Jul. 22, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Ben BradshawTeneo has named Ben Bradshaw, a veteran Labour Party politico and former member of the UK parliament, senior advisor for political and policy matters.

Trade Pubs Vital Resource for Business Leaders

Mon., Jul. 22, 2024

By Jon Gingerich

trade mediaTrade media plays an essential role in informing business leaders, influencing sales and driving industry growth, according to a new survey of B2B business executives.

Take This Job and Love It

Mon., Jul. 22, 2024

By Laura Davidson, Gina Jevic

Laura Davidson and Gina JevicWhy employee retention is just as important as client acquisition.

On the Move: FGS Global Hires Justice Dept. Vet Tzuker

Mon., Jul. 22, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Josh TzukerFGS Global brings on Josh Tzuker, who served as chief of staff and senior counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice’s antitrust division, as the agency’s global head of antitrust and competition... BSH Home Appliances Corporation hires Andrew de Lara as senior media relations & PR strategy manager and promotes Julia Henry to head of corporate communication & government affairs for North America... GumGum, a contextual-first, global digital advertising platform, appoints Kerel Cooper as CMO.