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Last Updated: Tue., Jun. 25, 2024 @ 11:30 am

Mississippi Co. Shops for Travel PR Support

Tue., Jun. 25, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Jones CountyMississippi’s Jones County is looking for a PR and advertising partner to position it as an affordable and attractive vacation destination for leisure travelers.

Brunswick, FGS Global, TLG Top Chambers Ratings

Tue., Jun. 25, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Molly LevinsonBrunswick Group, FGS Global and The Levinson Group ranked in the top tier for both crisis & risk management and litigation support in the newly released rankings for 2024 from research firm Chambers and Partners.

PR Agencies Raised Billing, Cut Staffing Costs in 2023

Tue., Jun. 25, 2024

By Jon Gingerich

GouldAn annual industry survey suggests that PR firms are doing more with less, and that agencies’ largest clients are now accounting for an increased percentage of their total business.

AJWS Seeks Research to Attract Younger Donors

Mon., Jun. 24, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

AJWSAmerican Jewish World Service, which promotes human rights and fights poverty in 14 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, is looking for a research partner to help develop messaging and a marketing plan targeted at younger donors.

Weitz Tees Off at PGA Tour

Mon., Jun. 24, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Andy WeitzAndy Weitz has joined the PGA Tour as chief marketing & communications officer and executive VP for investor relations. He was CMO at financial services giant Aon plc.

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Going for Olympic Gold

Mon., Jun. 24, 2024

By Jim Johnston, Andrew Richman

Jim Johnston & Andrew RichmanMarketers hope to reach the podium in Paris, even if not on the “official” team.

FGS Global Handles Sonoco’s Pringles Deal

Mon., Jun. 24, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

EviosysFGS Global represents Sonoco Products as the South Carolina packaging company acquires Eviosys, maker of the containers for Pringles chips, in a deal valued at $3.9B.

Vacaville (CA) Needs Community Engagement Plan

Fri., Jun. 21, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

VacavilleVacaville, a city of 100K people located halfway between San Francisco and Sacramento, seeks a firm to help it develop a community engagement and communications plan.

Coyne Handles Opening of Stonewall Visitor Center

Fri., Jun. 21, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

StonewallCoyne Public Relations will handle the opening of the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village in a partnership with Pride Live.

Winnett Walks Away from DC Post Editor Job

Fri., Jun. 21, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Robert WinnettRobert Winnett has decided not to take the editor job at the Washington Post, opting to remain as deputy editor at the Daily Telegraph Group in London.

On the Move: Forbes Tate Adds Peloton's Kintz

Fri., Jun. 21, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Justin KintzForbes Tate Partners, part of Public Policy Holding Company, adds Peloton's Justin Kintz to its government relations team as a partner... Sanofi promotes Audrey Duval Derveloy, who has served as president, Sanofi France since September 2022, to EVP, global head of corporate affairs, effective July 1... Upland Workshop, a strategic advisory, adds journalists Alex Barinka, Julia Verlaine, and Meredith Cash... Huge, which is a IPG unit, hires Ez Blaine, Marc Maleh and Jade Tomlin.

News of Firms: Razorfish Unveils R-Index

Fri., Jun. 21, 2024

By Steve Barnes

RazorfishRazorfish, a Publicis Groupe agency, launches R-Index, a proprietary data solution developed in collaboration with Google Cloud... Yes&, a New York-based marketing agency, and woman- and black-owned communications firm Spero Studio form a mentor-protégé partnership... Carabiner Communications marks its 20th anniversary.