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Last Updated: Mon., Dec. 5, 2022 @ 9:30 am

The Power of Coalitions: Catalysts for Change

Mon., Dec. 5, 2022

By Amy Terpeluk

Any TerpelukWhen your goal is bolstering corporate reputation and making a difference in communities that your organization touches, forming a team to tackle complex issues can be the most advantageous and meaningful way to go.

2023: What Are You Chasing?

Mon., Dec. 5, 2022

By Gary Grates

Gary GratesAs corporate communicators plan for the next year, are you focused on the right priorities?

Brunswick Group Recruits Google's Fitzpatrick

Fri., Dec. 2, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Michael FitzpatrickMichael Fitzpatrick, Google’s director for global strategy & innovation, global affairs, will join Brunswick Group in Washington on Dec. 6.

Commentary

Trust in Military Tanks

Fri., Dec. 2, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

ReaganLess than half (48 percent) of Americans have a great deal of confidence in the US military, according to a poll released Dec. 1 by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation... Goldman Sachs says Big Tech job cuts are not signs of an impending recession.

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Dublin, OH Posts Jobs Marketing RFP

Fri., Dec. 2, 2022

By Jon Gingerich

City of Dublin, OHThe Columbus, OH suburb of Dublin is looking for an agency that can devise a marketing plan as part of a seasonal employee-hiring campaign.

David Rosen: White Collar By Day, Blue Collar By Night

Fri., Dec. 2, 2022

By Bob Brody

David RosenIn 2011, David Rosen took a ride in the back of an ambulance speeding toward a hospital, siren wailing. But rather than getting medical attention, he was giving it. The former pharmaceutical industry executive had recently become an emergency medical technician (EMT).

Media Maneuvers: Washington Post Kills Sunday Magazine

Fri., Dec. 2, 2022

By Steve Barnes

WaPoWashington Post kills Sunday magazine. Christmas Day will be last issue... Gannett orders fresh round of job cuts... HLN, the CNN sister channel formerly known as CNN Headline News, is getting out of the live news business.

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News of Firms: Weber Shandwick Launches Business & Society Futures Offering

Fri., Dec. 2, 2022

By Steve Barnes

TWSCThe Weber Shandwick Collective launches Business & Society Futures, an offering comprised of its advisory brands (Powell Tate, United Minds, KRC Research) and Weber Shandwick’s corporate affairs, public affairs and social impact & sustainability practices... Matter Communications rebrands its marketing services division as MatterMKTG... KPS3, a Reno, NV firm, launches a company rebrand, “Human. On Purpose.”

UNC to Enroll Digital Marketing Firm

Fri., Dec. 2, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

University of North Carolina, AshevilleThe University of North Carolina Asheville seeks a firm with extensive higher education marketing and branding experience to develop a digital campaign to support undergraduate recruitment efforts for the rest of its current fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2023.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Dave Fleet

Fri., Dec. 2, 2022

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Dave Fleet, Global Head of Digital Crisis, Edelman
Edelman global head of digital crisis Dave Fleet talks with Doug Simon about what the agency's Connected Crisis study has to tell communicators on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

LGBTQ+ Marketing Makes Progress

Thu., Dec. 1, 2022

By Steve Barnes

WPPLGBTQ+ representation in communications is getting better, but many brands are still lagging when it comes to making a year-round commitment, according to a report from WPP Unite.

BCW Recasts Ranks

Thu., Dec. 1, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

BCWBCW has revamped its global communications, brand and marketing functions.

Palladium Takes Southwest Strategies Stake

Thu., Dec. 1, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

SouthwestPalladium Equity Partners has taken an investment stake in Southwest Strategies, a top California public affairs shop with about 50 staffers.

MO Community College Issues Marketing RFP

Thu., Dec. 1, 2022

By Jon Gingerich

State Fair Community CollegeState Fair Community College in Sedalia, Missouri, is looking for an agency that can develop a comprehensive brand and marketing strategy to increase awareness and reach potential students.