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Last Updated: Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 @ 5:15 pm

Carson City, NV Needs PR AOR

Fri., Feb. 3, 2023

By Jon Gingerich

Carson City, NevadaNevada’s capital is looking for an agency that can develop public relations and creative content for the city as well as manage web maintenance duties.

O'Dwyer's 2023 Special Issue on Crisis Comms.

Now Streaming: Crisis in the Documentary Era

By Liz Janisse, Rachel Rosenblatt

Liz and RachelWhat to do when your organization becomes the subject of a high-profile documentary.

More articles from Jan. special issue:

Welcome Back to an Even-More Unpredictable World -- Andrew Frank, Pres. Karv Communications

The Best Companies Anticipate Crisies and Drill to Prepare -- Robert Durand, Jonathan Taylor, Crosswind Media & PR

Twitter's Lessons for Crisis Communications -- Alex Stanton, CEO, Stanton

January Issue on Crisis CommunicationsWhen an Employee Threatens Your Company's Reputation -- David Ball, Pres. & Founder, Ball Consulting Group

When Crisis Threatens an Influencer-Deal Partnerhsip -- Eric Yaverbaum, CEO, Ericho Comms.

New Year, New World, New Rules? -- Jessica Berk Ross, Mng. Partner, FINN Partners

Adding Self-Awareness, Compassion to the Crisis Toolkit -- Anne Green, Principal & Mng. Dir., G&S Business Comms.

Reputation Management for Doctors -- Alaina Chiappone, Publicist, Otter PR

It's a Rollup World -- by Art Stevens, Mng. Partner, The Stevens Group

GOPers Want to Yank Al Jazeera's Press Credentials

Fri., Feb. 3, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

AljazeeraThree Republican Congressmen are calling for the immediate suspension of press credentials of reporters for the Al Jazeera Media News Network until it complies with the Foreign Agents Registration Act.

Accounts in Transit: Trust Relations Lands Valant

Fri., Feb. 3, 2023

By Steve Barnes

ValantTrust Relations is engaged to refine and amplify the brand story and market position of Valant, an electronic health records software provider... The Consultancy PR signs Studio Indigo, a London-based architecture, interior design and estate management firm... Vitamin, integrated marketing shop, picks up Venture Trailers.

On the Move: Economist Group Names Arnot Marketing Chief

Fri., Feb. 3, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Nada ArnotThe Economist Group brings on Nada Arnot as EVP of marketing... Yale University appoints Renee Kopkowski as VP for communications... Crosswind Media and Public Relations promotes Mac Walker to VP of media strategy.

News of Firms: HMA Acquires Lovell Communications

Fri., Feb. 3, 2023

By Steve Barnes

LovellLovell Communications is acquired by Health Management Associates... FTI Consulting launches the Secure Your Seat program, an initiativedirected at C-suite leaders in information security who find themselves in the spotlight both internally and externally... Peppercomm expands its Laughing Matters Council, which helps businesses harness the power of humor to support cultural changes and business growth.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Dave Jacobs

Fri., Feb. 3, 2023

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Dave Jacobs, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Homethrive
Dave Jacobs, co-founder and co-CEO of Homethrive, a platform that supports caregivers and their families, talks about how leaders can stay connected with a distributed workforce on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview with Doug Simon.

DC Infrastructure Academy Shops for PR

Thu., Feb. 2, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

InfrastructureThe District of Columbia Department of Employment Services seeks a firm to develop a comprehensive communications and outreach program for its Infrastructure Academy.

Finn, OffScrip Health to Promote 'Cancer Moonshot' Coalition

Thu., Feb. 2, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Cancer MoonshotFinn Partners and OffScrip Health will handle a storytelling campaign for a new coalition to address the obstacles that rural patient communities face accessing healthcare, the White House announced Feb. 2.

Tucker Carlson's Whale of a Tale

Thu., Feb. 2, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Tucker CarlsonIf Fox celebrity Tucker Carlson is really concerned about the plight of stranded humpback whales, he would advocate for a speedier development of offshore wind power... BP sings praises of Joe Biden's Inflation Reduction Act and hopes other countries follow suit... Trian Management Fund's Nelson Peltz makes good case for independent rather than corporate-affiliated directors.

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News of Firms: Baker PR Launches PA Practice

Thu., Feb. 2, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Geoff RedickBaker Public Relations launches a public affairs practice... Bader Rutter, a Milwaukee-headquartered B2B marcom agency, opens an office in Chicago... PRSSA is establishing a chapter at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.