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Brunswick Group Handles Endeavor's Review

Mon, Oct. 30, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Ari EmanuelBrunswick Group handles Endeavor, which has launched a review of strategic alternatives at the sports and entertainment combine as CEO Ari Emanuel believes Wall Street undervalues his company.

MWWPR Works SportBLX Launch

Fri, Sep. 18, 2020

By Steve Barnes

SportBLXMWWPR has been retained by SportBLX to lead communications for the launch of a platform that allows fans and investors to own shares of unique assets in sports.

DraftKings Bets on Ballard Partners

Wed, Mar. 18, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Draft KingsDraftKings is betting on Donald Trump-connected Ballard Partners to help it achieve its economic development and regulatory relief goals in Washington.

Top Ten Movies That Did PR for Real Brands

Wed, Nov. 6, 2019

By Adam Dickter

Adam DickterOn November 15, “Ford v Ferrari” will roar into theaters, packing a publicity boost for two great global auto brands right on the marquee. Here's a Top Ten list of films in which a brand played a starring role.

Jay-Z Suits Up for the NFL

Wed, Aug. 14, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Jay ZThe National Football League has signed rapper Jay-Z to “amplify the league’s social justice efforts” in its bid to rebound from the PR blackeye suffered from the Colin Kaepernick fiasco. He also will advise the league on Super Bowl performers.

Hollywood Mentality Kills Common Courtesy

Tue, Mar. 19, 2019

By Rene Henry

Rene HenryToo many publicists, agents, producers, journalists and others in the entertainment industry just don't realize it's rude and sometimes insulting to not return phone calls or respond to letters, emails and faxes.

The Mix That Makes a Music Festival Great

Wed, Dec. 19, 2018

By Billy Warden

Billy WardenA relatively unsung music festival in a mid-sized city offers big lessons for event specialists and communications experts around the country.

Dolphin Closes $11M Door Deal

Wed, Jul. 11, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

dolphinDolphin Entertainment, parent company of entertainment PR powerhouse 42West, has acquired The Door, hospitality/lifestyle PR firm, for $11M.

Player's Personal Brand Plays Role in NBA Draft

Wed, Jun. 20, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Mark CubanTeams in tomorrow's NBA draft will assess a player's brand as well as athletic ability in making their player selections, according to Mark Cuban, Dallas Mavericks owner and media fixture.

Majority of Voters Say ‘Taking a Knee’ is Not Unpatriotic

Thu, Jun. 7, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Taking a kneeA majority (58 percent) of American voters believe National Football League players who “take a knee” during the playing of the national anthem are not “unpatriotic,” according to a poll of released today by Quinnipiac University.

Ex-Weinstein Co. PR Exec Resurfaces at Participant

Wed, May 30, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Nicole QuenquaNicole Quenqua, who resigned as head of national and corporate publicity for The Weinstein Company on May 15, has been hired by Participant Media as senior VP, communications.

KCSA Courts Cannabis Crowd

Fri, Apr. 20, 2018

By Steve Barnes

KCSAKCSA Strategic Communications is expanding its presence in the growing cannabis industry with the acquisition of Salar Media Group, which specializes in the sector.

Nyman Exits CEO Post at PMK*BMC

Wed, Apr. 18, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Michael NymanMichael Nyman is exiting the co-chairman & CEO post at entertainment PR powerhouse PMK*BMC to launch Acceleration, an investment/advisory firm.

Sony's Townsend Takes Starz PR Post

Tue, Apr. 3, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Lauren TownsendLauren Townsend has joined Starz, the pay-TV unit of Lionsgate global content platform, as executive VP communications.