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O’Dwyer’s Has Special Package for PR Firms Joining Database

Fri, Sep. 30, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Special PackagePR firms that join the O’Dwyer database now will receive an extra three months of exposure plus access to the O’Dwyer website for the next 15 months, a copy of the 2016 O’Dwyer’s Directory of PR Firms, and O’Dwyer magazine subscription through December 2017.

Event Shops Merge in DC, LA

Thu, Sep. 22, 2016

By Editorial Staff

poncher, wayneWashington and Los Angeles-based event producers CWA and Roundboxx are merging to form a powerhouse shop to produce political, sports and corporate events.

Cision Bulks Up C-Suite Team

Wed, Sep. 21, 2016

By Editorial Staff

cisionCision has added two top executives in the chief strategy officer and chief information officer roles.

Sysomos Taps Heffring as CEO

Mon, Sep. 19, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Peter HeffringAnalytics platform Sysomos has tapped Peter Heffring as CEO, a year after the San Francisco-based company acquired social marketing service Expion, which Heffring co-founded and led.

Strauss Books DNC Coverage

Thu, Aug. 11, 2016

By Editorial Staff

dncWashington-based Strauss Media Strategies oversaw the booking of hundreds of radio and TV interviews during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia July 25-28.

Cision Brings in CEO from Oracle

Mon, Aug. 8, 2016

By Editorial Staff

kevin akeroydCision has brought in Oracle senior VP Kevin Akeroyd as CEO, as the PR software heavyweight moves forward from absorbing rivals Vocus and PR Newswire.

Visual Journalism is Just Journalism

Fri, Aug. 5, 2016

By Vilan Trub

Vilan TrubAs industries evolve, there comes a period when the new becomes unrecognizable compared to the old. That time has come for journalism and the role multimedia now plays in storytelling.

Opinion Research Guru Shafer to Brunswick in DC

Mon, Aug. 1, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Peter ShaferPeter Shafer, a research and analytics vet of Toluna, KRC Research and Harris Interactive, has joined Brunswick Group in Washington as a partner in its Insight operation.

Wieck Unveils Tritium

Tue, Jun. 28, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

WieckWeb development and content management company Wieck is launching a new digital platform titled Tritium.

Auritt Nabs PSA Honor

Fri, Jun. 24, 2016

By John O'Dwyer

NeighborWorks Mortgage Scam PSAAuritt Communications Group won the 2016 National Communicator Award of Distinction for their work on a public service announcement for NeighborWorks. 

4media Secures Stateside Presence

Mon, Jun. 20, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

4MediaLondon-based PR services collective The 4Media Group of Companies has opened new offices in New York, Chicago and Bentonville, AK.

Ukrainian Pleads Guilty in Press Release Hacks

Tue, May 17, 2016

By Editorial Staff

dept of justiceA 28-year-old Ukrainian man pleaded guilty May 16 in federal court in New Jersey to hacking Marketwired, PR Newswire and Business Wire and stealing confidential information from press releases in a conspiracy to reap $30M in profits.

PR Newswire Sells Off Agility

Thu, May 12, 2016

By Editorial Staff

InnodataPR Newswire has inked a deal to sell its US and UK Agility media intelligence business to Innodata.

16 Tips for Successful Satellite Media Tours

Mon, Apr. 11, 2016

By Alex Hinojosa

Alex HinojosaA satellite media tour remains an effective public relations tactic that can generate high-quality results that matter to your clients. (1 reader comment)

Former CNN Anchor to Host Media Tours

Thu, Mar. 10, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Bobbie BattistaFormer CNN anchor and “Talkback Live" moderator Bobbie Battista has entered an exclusive contract with KEF Media to host co-op media tours.

Nasdaq Moves to Acquire Marketwired

Fri, Feb. 12, 2016

By Editorial Staff

marketwiredNasdaq is acquiring news release disseminator Marketwired, bolstering the exchange's PR services offering alongside its existing Globe Newswire product.