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CNBC, CNN Vet Frayter Joins RF|Binder

Thu, Jun. 21, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Karina FrayterKarina Frayter, most recently a field producer at CNBC Business News, has joined RF|Binder as managing director to drive media relations at the New York-based independent shop.

News of PR Firms

Wed, Jun. 20, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Jean-Michel ArnaudMSL acquires French PA firm, Domaines Publics… McNeely Brockman PR opens in Nashville… Uproar PR makes mark in Chicago… KemperLesnick launches esports unit.

News of PR Firms

Mon, Jun. 11, 2018

By Steve Barnes

SRA CommunicationsKellen launches SRA Communications full-service marketing communications firm... Airfoil Group unveils digital entity... IPREX revamps website.

Record Low Unemployment Tightens Race for Talent

Thu, Jun. 7, 2018

By Michelle Ubben

Michelle UbbenThe flipside of a robust economy and record low unemployment means there too many open jobs in PR and not enough workers, especially qualified workers, to fill them. (1 reader comment)

Karbo Teams Up with Asia Partner

Thu, Jun. 7, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

Karbo & EastWestCommunications has entered into a strategic partnership with Singapore-based agency EASTWEST Public Relations to deliver localized PR programs for global clients.

News of Firms

Tue, Jun. 5, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Heritage HouseHeritage House Reputation Architects of Italy joins PROI Worldwide... Business Wire and TrendKite digital PR platform form venture... Flowers Communications Group expands from Chicago to Los Angeles.

Former B-M Global President Bell Exits BCW

Thu, May 31, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Kevin BellKevin Bell, who was worldwide president of Burson-Marsteller, has decided to exit the WPP unit that merged with Cohn & Wolfe in February. (1 reader comment)

 

Integrated Strategies Boost PRís Profile, Bottom Line

Wed, May 30, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

Richard Edelman, Bob Pearson, Evan Kraus, Peter FinnA 24/7 content cycle and an increasingly digital, increasingly segmented media landscape have led to rapid integration of marketing and PR efforts across a convergence of paid, earned and owned channels that will continue to bring new opportunities for the communications industry. Gone are the days of the traditional PR firm; PR pros have realized they’re storytellers first and foremost, armed with a suite of multi-channel services and strategies to engage audiences and mobilize them to act. (1 reader comment)

News of Firms

Thu, May 24, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Weber ShandwickWeber Shandwick launches CultureShift... Newell PR independent firm with offices in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai establishes practice to serve PRC government’s “Greater Bay Area” plan… Ketchum revamps North America business to look more like management consultant firm.

News of Firms

Fri, May 18, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Emily DunlopBCW Group merges North of Nine, PPR tech brands to form AxiCom US... 5W Public Relations launches gaming/sports gambling unit... Racepoint Global teams with Reputation Institute to probe dynamics of reputation.

Summer Internship Tool Kit to Success

Fri, May 11, 2018

By Stan Steinreich

Stan SteinreichThousands of college students will be soon begin their summer intern experience. Internships are a great opportunity for them to indulge in a wealth of knowledge from entry-level employees to CEOs.

News of Firms

Thu, May 10, 2018

By Steve Barnes

MP&FMP&F Public Relations rebrands as MP&F Strategic Communications... Hill+Knowlton Strategies establishes government and public sector practice under George Tagg... Nadia Ali, former Island Records publicity chief who did PR for Madonna, Fleetwook Mac, Cher and Stevie Nicks launches her own shop... Tigercomm releases playbook for cleantech companies looking for marketing pop.

News of PR Firms

Wed, May 9, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Liam Leduc ClarkeAPCO Worldwide opens office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia… Weber Shandwick launches Bogota, Columbia, outpost… Allison+Partners lines with Beyond, UK-based talent/influencer marketing shop. (3 reader comments)

Lewis Climbs Aboard Blue Engine

Wed, May 9, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Kevin LewisKevin Lewis, an aide to President Obama, has joined Blue Engine Message & Media, the strategic communications shop.

News of Firms

Fri, May 4, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Belli FilmsIsabelli Media Relations of Chicago launches Belli Films arm... J Public Relations unveils podcast to feature "industry heavyweights, trendsetters, hotel leaders and top media"... The USAID Center for International Disaster Information announces winners of disaster PSA contest.

News of Firms

Wed, May 2, 2018

By Steve Barnes

O+B|POsborn Barr rebrands as O+B|P… Diffusion opens in Los Angeles… MWWPR forges partnership with American University.

Edelman Hires de Blasio Aide

Thu, Apr. 19, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Andrea HagelgansEdelman has recruited Andrea Hagelgans, senior advisor to New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as executive VP for Public Affairs. (1 reader comment)

News of Firms

Thu, Apr. 19, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Green RushKCSA Strategic Communications unveils The Green Rush podcast to cover the business of cannabis... Matter Communications consumer tech survey lauds word-of-mouth... S3 Agency donates services to Trenton Children's Chorus.