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Last Updated: Fri., Jan. 27, 2023 @ 11:03 am

FIU Plans to Enroll PR Helpers

Fri., Jan. 27, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

FIUFlorida International University, which is Miami’s public research institution, plans to hire one or more firms to handle various strategic communications-related duties.

On the Move: Bliss Group Names Barger Texas GM

Fri., Jan. 27, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Andrea BargerThe Bliss Group adds Andrea Barger as GM, Texas... Henry Repeating Arms promotes Daniel Clayton-Luce to VP of communications... Hill+Knowlton Strategies promotes London foursome... Vianovo, a strategy consultancy, names Hector Valle as a partner in its Austin office.

O'Dwyer's Jan. '23 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

Ohio Issues RFP for Public Info Campaigns

Thu., Jan. 26, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

OhioOhio looks for marketing partner to handle $4M public information campaigns designed to improve safety and well-being of its people.


Get Your Santos Bobblehead While He's Still in Congress

Thu., Jan. 26, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

SantosGet your George Santos bobblehead while the serial-lying New York Representative is still in Congress... Shaming companies that wrote down rather than pullied operations out of Russia... Journalism carnage rises as the number of reporters and media workers killed during 2022 rose 50 percent... Me-too layoffs in high-tech sector will backfire once economy recovers.

Welcome Back to an Even-More Unpredictable World

Thu., Jan. 26, 2023

By Andrew Frank

Andrew FrankOur “return to normal” often feels like we’ve traded one massive global crisis for many smaller—yet substantial—problems, creating an expectation for our corporate leaders to assume a larger role in providing insights, guidance and solutions for these challenges.

On the Move: IPG Names Accenture's Zoghby Chief Commerce Strategy Officer

Thu., Jan. 26, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Jeriad ZoghbyInterpublic Group names Accenture's Jeriad Zoghby chief commerce strategy officer... Penske Media Corporation hires Hannah Woodard as senior director of communications... Weber Shandwick brings on Zeno Group's Jackie Cox Battles as New York consumer brand practice iead and North America consumer brand practice growth lead... Crosswind Media and Public Relations appoints Randall Whalin to serve as vice president of creative services.

Media Maneuvers: Senate Takes Up 'No TikTok Act'

Thu., Jan. 26, 2023

By Steve Barnes

TikTokThe “No TikTok on United States Devices Act” is introduced by Sen. Josh Hawley... Victor Navasky, who was editor of The Nation from 1978 to 1995, dies at age 90... Gannett’s job-slashing binge has extended to the FSView & Florida Flambeau, a Florida State University student newspaper that was bought by the Tallahassee Democrat.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Stacey Bernstein

Thu., Jan. 26, 2023

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Stacey Bernstein, CEO, M Booth Health
M Booth Health CEO Stacey Bernstein talks about how the expectations consumers have of the pharmaceutical industry changed in the wake of COVID on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview with Doug Simon.