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Last Updated: Fri., Nov. 26, 2021 @ 11:51 am

Bremerton Housing Authority Seeks DEI Guidance

Fri., Nov. 26, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

BremertonThe Bremerton Housing Authority, which owns or manages about 575 housing units and provides rental subsidies to nearly 1,600 households in the Washington city, wants to hire a firm to develop a diversity, equity and inclusion program.

On the Move: Former Microsoft Marketing Director to Nano Dimension

Fri., Nov. 26, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Greg CaldwellNano Dimension names former Microsoft global director marketing & communications Greg Caldwell as its vice president of global marketing... Medical tech company BD hires Francesca DeMartino as senior vice president of investor relations... Computer software company Shoreline.io brings on Chris Newton as vice president of marketing.

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BerlinRosen Named Top Large PR Agency of 2021 by PRNews

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BerlinRosen - Winner of the Large PR Agency of the Year award by PRNews Platinum PR Awards
BerlinRosen, a full-service communications agency, has been announced the winner of the Large PR Agency of the Year award by PRNews Platinum PR Awards. With a team of 250+ strategists, the firm has significantly grown over the past years and now represents over 500 clients including Samsung, Color Of Change, Brookfield, SEIU, GLAAD, Mozilla, Singapore Airlines, UNICEF USA, Audible, Cornell Tech, Northwell Health and the Me Too Movement.

Celebrating a Purely American Holiday

Wed., Nov. 24, 2021

By Robert Dilenschneider

Macy's 95th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade 2021

(The 95th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City this year represents a return to normalcy.)

While our nation and the world are not yet fully through the Covid pandemic, most of us will be able to gather once again on this very special American holiday with family, friends and neighbors.

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Port Laredo Seeks PR Partner

Wed., Nov. 24, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

LaredoPort Laredo, the biggest land port entry in the US facilitating more than $200B in annual trade with Mexico, is looking for a firm to handle Texas, national and international communications and marketing services.

Events: Museum of PR to Broadcast PR Talent Show

Wed., Nov. 24, 2021

By Steve Barnes

TalentThe Museum of Public Relations is broadcasting its “PR’s Got Talent” variety show on Nov. 30 at 6 p.m... The National Press Club Communicators’ Team is sponsoring a Dec. 2 virtual discussion that will look at what organizations are doing to promote and implement DE&I efforts among their employees... SheRunsIt will present a Dec. 9 virtual event focused on showing professional women how to calculate their worth, be more assertive and ask for what they deserve.

A Golden Age for Virtual Awards

Wed., Nov. 24, 2021

By Rose Ross

Rose RossHow the rise of the virtual world gave a surprise boost to online events and awards ceremonies.

On the Move: Neiman Marcus Names Jernstedt CCO

Wed., Nov. 24, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Tiffin JernstedtNeiman Marcus Group names Tiffin Jernstedt SVP, chief communications officer... NP Digital hires Alison Moser as vice president of client services... Howard University names Kimberly Holmes-Iverson director of PR.

ICR Handles Manscaped's SPAC Deal

Tue., Nov. 23, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

ManscapedICR Inc. handles Manscaped, which takes credit for creating the below-the-waist grooming category for men, as it plans to go public via a merger with Bright Lights Acquisition Corp. SPAC that is valued in the $1B range.

Commentary

IOC Caves to China's Propaganda Machine

Tue., Nov. 23, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

OlympicsThe International Olympic Committee caves to China's propaganda machine... Blessed are the journalists, says Pope Francis... Note to Rupert Murdoch: Actions speak louder than words.

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How Cyberattacks Target Stakeholders

Tue., Nov. 23, 2021

By Josh Chodor, Meredith Griffanti, Evan Roberts

Josh Chodor, Meredith Griffanti & Evan RobertsRansomware attacks are an omnipresent risk in today’s business climate. As businesses have enhanced their crisis communications playbooks and deepened their sophistication in response to this growing threat, cyber actors are constantly evolving their tactics, requiring organizations to similarly adjust their ransomware communications efforts.

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APCO's Dechter Enrolls at Princeton

Tue., Nov. 23, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Gadi DechterGadi Dechter, who heads APCO Worldwide's PA unit, is heading to Princeton University, where he will take on the role of VP for communications and government affairs, effective Jan. 10.

Ogilvy Drives Carvana’s DC Outreach

Tue., Nov. 23, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

CarvanaOgilvy Government Relations is representing Carvana, the fast-growing online used car dealer, on data privacy and security matters.

Accounts in Transit: 5W Public Relations Lands NFTfi

Tue., Nov. 23, 2021

By Steve Barnes

NFTFi5W Public Relations picks up NFTfi, a peer-to-peer loan marketplace that lets non-fungible token holders unlock the liquidity of their assets in the form of cryptocurrency loans... Walt & Company signs Ark7, a securitized fractional real estate investment platform... Bubble Agency lands the Entertainment Globalization Association.

Pasadena Seeks PR to Link Water, Climate Change

Mon., Nov. 22, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

PasadenaPasadena seeks a firm to create a communications program to build awareness of the water supply issues that impact the California city of 150K people and help it reach the goals of its comprehensive water systems and resources plan.

Stanton, FGH, SVC Work $17B Athenahealth Deal

Mon., Nov. 22, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

AthenaHealthStanton client Bain Capital and Finsbury Glover Hering’s Hellman & Friedman are acquiring Athenahealth Partners, a cloud-based software company, from Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital for $17B, which is one of the biggest leveraged buyouts of the year.