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Last Updated: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018 @ 5:53 pm

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KPS3 Acquires 120 West

Thu, Aug. 9, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

KPS3KPS3 Marketing has acquired fellow Reno-based PR/IR shop 120 West Strategic Communications.

Fleishman to Merge LPP Unit

Wed, Aug. 8, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

John IsafFleishmanHillard plans to merge its LPP operation with the Omnicom PR unit’s existing Boston office. (1 reader comment)

BMW Retains Guidepost to Derail Trump's Tariffs

Wed, Aug. 8, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Phil CoxGuidepost Strategies has signed up BMW of North America to work Washington about the negative impact that president Trump’s steel and auto tariffs will have on American job creation.

Former DNC Chief Dacey Exits MWWPR

Tue, Aug. 7, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Amy DaceyAmy Dacey, who was chief of the Democratic National Committee, is no longer executive VP-issues management /PA and managing director of MWWPR's Washington outpost.

MMGY Acquires U.K. Travel Shop

Tue, Aug. 7, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

MMGYMMGY Global has acquired London-based luxury travel, spa and property PR agency Grifco as well as its sister agency, Ophir PR.

News of Firms

Tue, Aug. 7, 2018

By Steve Barnes

DRSmediaClarity PR of London acquires San Franciso-based DRS Media... Kwittken changes its name to KWT Global... KYNE partners with Agora PR & Strategic Communications.

How Jack O’Dwyer Leveled the Playing Field

Fri, Aug. 3, 2018

By Martin Mosbacher

Martin MosbacherMuch has changed over the years, but the fair and critical eye that O’Dwyer’s has cast over the PR industry has remained a constant.

PR Industry Grew Nearly 5% in 2017

Wed, Aug. 1, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

Gould+PartnersA recent survey released by Gould+Partners found that the PR industry is growing, albeit not at a very fast pace.

DeMartino, Krautter Unveil TDK Strategies

Tue, Jul. 31, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Tony DeMartinoTony DeMartino, former CEO of Cohn & Wolfe Atlanta and founder of The Titan Agency, has teamed with Kimberly Krautter, managing director of 13th Generation Strategies, to launch TDK Strategies in Atlanta.

News of PR Firms

Tue, Jul. 31, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Zoe Weisberg CoadyBrandstyle Communications launches blockchain unit... Mekky Media Relations moves to Chicago's iconic Wrigley Building to share space with client TimeZoneOne... O+B | P, St. Louis-based ag PR firm, unveils Rural Spirit Awards.

Ruder Finn Acquires RLA Collective

Mon, Jul. 30, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

Ruder Finn & RLA CollectiveRuder Finn will acquire Pleasantville, NY-based health and wellness marketing services firm RLA Collective.

News of PR Firms

Tue, Jul. 24, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Child's PlayChild's Play Communications teams with STEM.org to evaluate, honor science, technology, engineering and math toys for kids... Ditto PR establishes crisis, tech policy practices... 418 Communications opens in Lexington (KY) led by husband and wife team of Coley and Emma McKinstry.

Schumacher Ciardiello Exits PN NYC Head Post

Fri, Jul. 20, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Julie CiardielloJulie Schumacher Ciardiello, who rejoined Porter Novelli from Ketchum in November 2016 as managing director of its flagship New York office, has exited that post.

Ex-WSJ Tech Writer Joins Subject Matter

Fri, Jul. 20, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Katie BoehretSubject Matter has hired former Wall Street Journal national technology columnist Katie Boehret as a senior director in its strategic content practice.

Ad Veteran Winer Takes Edelman Chicago Helm

Thu, Jul. 19, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Rachel WinerRachel Winer, who did a 16-year stint at Leo Burnett ad agency and exited as executive VP in charge of the key Kellogg’s account, has joined Edelman as president of its Chicago office.

News of PR Firms

Wed, Jul. 18, 2018

By Steve Barnes

KetchumKetchum unveils Vital Health... ICR establishes executive advisory & corporate transformation practice in partnership with Elm Street Advisors... SKDKnickerbocker sets up foundations & philanthropy group... ECHOS Communications opens pop-up media showroom. (1 reader comment)

McGrath/Power Opens Atlanta Office

Tue, Jul. 17, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

McGrath/PowerMcGrath/Power has expanded its footprint into the Southeast with the addition of an Atlanta office.

Troika Merges with Mission Media

Tue, Jul. 17, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Jon ForsythBrand consultancy and creative shop Troika Media Group is merging with brand/experience marketing company Mission Media.

News of Firms

Tue, Jul. 10, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Imad LahadAPCO Worldwide launches artificial intelligence unit from Dubai... French|West|Vaughan CEO Rick French forms Prix Productions with Denim Buffalo Films founder Patrick Shanahan... Spry mobile PR network upgrades client app.

News of Firms

Mon, Jul. 9, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Leeanne BlandPritchitt Partners of Australia forges ties in London, New York, LA... Cherish PR of London bolsters US west coast coverage... Believe Advertising expands in US.

News of PR Firms

Thu, Jun. 28, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Karen AddisAddis Communications opens in DC... Stryker-Munley Group forms partnerhships in NYC, San Diego, Dallas, Denver... AMP3 slates "boot camp" July 19 for budding fashion/beauty PR people.