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Last Updated: Fri., Sep. 22, 2023 @ 4:55 pm

Chartwell Reps Foxconn Founder in Presidential Run

Fri., Sep. 22, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Terry GouChartwell Strategy Group is providing media relations and public affairs services in the US for Terry Gou, the Foxconn founder who is running for president as an independent candidate in Taiwan.

Commentary

Rupert Isn't Going Anywhere

Fri., Sep. 22, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Rupert MurdochRupert Murdoch may have stepped down but he is going to continue to play an active role in shaping the editorial policies of Fox News and News Corp... Lisa Osborne Ross, one of the most powerful Black executives in PR, has taken a leave of absence from Edelman... Ron DeSantis is not going to be president but he is No. 1 when it comes to banning books.

Dandridge Returns to AIG

Fri., Sep. 22, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Ed DandridgeEd Dandridge is returning to AIG as executive VP and chief marketing & communications officer. He did a stint as Boeing's CCO.

On the Move: Trailrunner Hires Edelman's Hand

Fri., Sep. 22, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Seth HandTrailRunner International hires Edelman's Seth Hand as managing director and head of Middle East... Antenna Group brings on Marisa Long as SVP of climate & energy and Kristin Ford-Glencross as VP of climate & mobility... Winebow Imports, an importer of fine wine and spirits, names Brad Mayer as SVP marketing.

AI: A Powerful Tool for PR and Marketing Agencies

Fri., Sep. 22, 2023

By Dominic Rovano

Dominic RovanoHow public relations and marketing agencies are integrating AI into their business to improve efficiencies and deliver more creative results in a rapidly evolving digital landscape.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Jennifer Bodner

Fri., Sep. 22, 2023

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Jennifer Bonder, CEO, Babbit Bodner
Babbit Bodner CEO Jennifer Bodner talks with Doug Simon about how communicators can land earned media in an increasingly unpredictable media landscape on the latest "PR's Top Pros Talk" video interview.

Rupert Murdoch Relinquishes His Chairs

Thu., Sep. 21, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Rupert MurdochRupert Murdoch, 92, is stepping down as chairman of Fox Corp and News Corp., effective at the November annual meeting of each company. He will take on the chairman emeritus post at both companies.

Ballard Hires Jill Biden's Spokesperson

Thu., Sep. 21, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Michael LaRosaMichael LaRosa, former press secretary for First Lady Jill Biden, has joined Ballard Partners’ DC office as a partner.

On the Move: Tiger Hill Names Radel EVP PA/Comms

Thu., Sep. 21, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Holly RadelTiger Hill Partners hires Holly Radel as EVP of public affairs and communications... The Jackson Laboratory, an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution, names Meghan Finn as VP and chief communications officer... Nature’s Sunshine Products, which manufactures herbal and nutrition products, names Sarah Crockett CMO, effective October 30.

Accounts in Transit: Workhouse Lands HeroicU

Thu., Sep. 21, 2023

By Steve Barnes

HeroicUWorkhouse lands HeroicU, a workforce development company... Sharp Think picks up the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show... 5W Public Relations signs on as PR agency of record for Linqto, a financial technology investment platform.

Leaders Err, That's How They Learn

Thu., Sep. 21, 2023

By Ken Jacobs

Anne GreenOn the newest Taking the Lead video podcast, Anne Green, the CEO-Elect of G&S Business Communications, openly discusses a mistake she made during CooperKatz’s acquisition by G&S in 2018.

Focus on People and Purpose for Profits

Thu., Sep. 21, 2023

By John O'Dwyer

Dianne Chase“Make people and purpose your priorities and profits will follow," Dianne Chase promised during Sep. 19 webinar on how to use strategic storytelling to convey your key business messages.

CAs Del Mar Fairgrounds Seeks PR

Wed., Sep. 20, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

DelMarCalifornia’s Del Mar Fairgrounds is looking for a strategic communications partner to support its public affairs programming, crisis management and engagement efforts.

Cornerstone Recruits Army Vet

Wed., Sep. 20, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Rick ZampelliCornerstone Government Affairs has hired Rick Zampelli, who was director of the US Army’s liaison office to the House of Representatives.

Invariant Arms UK's Arm Holdings' DC Push

Wed., Sep. 20, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

ARMInvariant is providing DC representation to Arm Holdings, the British semiconductor design company that completed a blockbuster $5B IPO on the NASDAQ on Sept. 14.