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Last Updated: Wed., May 22, 2024 @ 5:44 pm

Historic Mining Town Issues Tourism PR RFP

Wed., May 22, 2024

By Jon Gingerich

Cripple Creek, COCripple Creek, Colorado is searching for an agency that can create a plan to increase tourism and economic development in the former gold-mining town.

Edelman Vet Hagelgans Joins Avoq

Wed., May 22, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Andrea HagelgansAndrea Hagelgans, who served as managing director of US social issues & engagement at Edelman, has joined Avoq’s New York office as senior VP in its strategic communications group.

O'Dwyer's May '24 PR Firm Rankings Magazine

Navigating the Data Revolution

By Ken Deutsch, Adam Pawluk

AdamandKenRecent innovations in artificial intelligence-powered technology are helping communicators overcome the challenge of mastering data science and providing a blueprint for modern PR success.

M State Looks to Enroll Marketing PR Partner

Wed., May 22, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

MinnesotaMinnesota State Community and Technical College, which has about 9,000 students on four campuses, wants to enroll a marketing communications partner.

Accounts in Transit: Rubenstein PR Picks Up Sabanto

Wed., May 22, 2024

By Steve Barnes

SabantoRubenstein Public Relations adds Sabanto Inc., a tech company that blends artificial intelligence with agricultural expertise to create a sustainable, labor-independent farming ecosystem... Magrino adds Danish brand Stauning Whisky, alcohol-free sparkling beverage TÖST and barware brand Cocktail Kingdom to its food & beverage roster... Allied Sports, signs on Lega Series A USA, the Italian soccer League's North American team headquartered in NYC.

On the Move: Spectrum Science Ups Hutnik to President

Wed., May 22, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Amy HutnickSpectrum Science names chief commercial officer Amy Hutnik president of the agency... Duck Creek Technologies, a provider of property and casualty insurance software and services, brings on Bindu Crandall as CMO... JERA Americas Inc. hires Randolph Bell as VP of government and regulatory affairs.

DC to Dole Out $3.5M for Events

Tue., May 21, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

EventsDCEvents DC has budgeted $3.5M in grants for non-profits to stage large events in the nation’s capital to boost the number of visitors to the city, and have a positive, economic and cultural impact on Washington.

CG Life Acquires Berry & Co.

Tue., May 21, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

CG LifeCG Life of Chicago has acquired Berry & Company, the New York-based healthcare communications firm.

Commentary

NYC Mayor Adams Loves PR

Tue., May 21, 2024

By Kevin McCauley

Eric AdamsThe NYPD PR team has doubled in size under Mayor Eric Adams, while other city agencies have cut staff and programs... The Trump Media and Technology Group 10-Q statement is a gripping read. Hello "sugar babies"... Americans are thinking a lot about the upcoming presidential election, though the White House claims that isn't so.

NY Needs Agency to Market Apples

Tue., May 21, 2024

By Jon Gingerich

ApplesThe government agency that represents the Empire State’s apple industry is seeking proposals from firms that can enhance the competitive position of New York’s apple growers.

On the Move: REQ Says Shea is President

Tue., May 21, 2024

By Steve Barnes

Elizabeth SheaREQ, an Agital company after its acquisition in July 2023, names Elizabeth Shea as president. Shea came to REQ as EVP, public relations through the 2019 acquisition of SpeakerBox Communications, which she founded and ran for more than 20 years... Avenue Z, a strategic marketing and communications company, promotes Jessica Dalziel to chief client officer... IPSY, a beauty membership platform that connects brands, creators and consumers, hires Francine Li as CMO.