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Israel's UN Mission Seeks CCO

Tue, Aug. 30, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

IsraelIsrael’s United Nations’ Mission is looking to hire a chief communications officer.

Marines Recruit Langwell as PR Chief

Fri, Aug. 5, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

April LangwellApril Langwell has joined the Marine Corps as the first civilian director of its communications directorate at the Pentagon.

Harri Takes Over as Johnson's Spokesperson

Mon, Feb. 7, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Guto HarriGuto Harri, a former journalist at the BBC and GB News, is Boris Johnson’s new communications director. "He's not a complete clown," Harris said of Britain's prime minister.

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Torossian Organized Victory Bash for Adams

Wed, Nov. 3, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Eric Adams5W Public Relations CEO Ronn Torossian organized the victory celebration for his good friend and incoming NYC mayor Eric Adams that was held Election Night at downtown Manhattan's Zero Bond.

HRW Wants Halt in Sale of Surveillance Technology

Fri, Jul. 30, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Human Rights WatchHuman Rights Watch today called for governments to suspend the trade of surveillance technology until a regulatory framework to protect the rights of individuals/groups is in place. That demand follows a report that Pegasus spyware developed by Israel-based NSO Group was used to track journalists and activists.

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Mercury Adds Trade/Sanctions Pro Kucik

Wed, Jun. 9, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Peter KucikPeter Kucik, a seven-year veteran of the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, has joined Mercury as managing director in DC.

B-M Alum Smith Takes COS Post for Sen. Bennet

Fri, Apr. 23, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Jess SmithJess Smith, who was managing director of operations in Burson-Marsteller's public affairs & crisis group, is now chief of staff for Colorado Senator Michael Bennet.

FGH Reps Melinda Gates' Social Project

Thu, Apr. 15, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Pivotal VenturesFinsbury Glover Hering has picked up Pivotal Ventures, the investment and incubation company launched by Melinda Gates to advance social progress in the US.

Qatar Passes Government Affairs Work to ISG

Mon, Mar. 8, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Heath ShulerQatar has signed a $30K monthly government affairs contract with Integrated Strategy Group, the firm co-founded by former Democratic Congressman and National Football League quarterback Heath Shuler.

Teneo Takes WestExec Advisors Stake

Mon, Mar. 1, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

WestexecTeneo has acquired a minority stake in WestExec Advisors, the DC geopolitical firm that was co-founded by secretary of state Tony Blinken, and adds former senator Chris Dodd as senior advisor.

SKDKnickerbocker's Dunn Rejoins Team Biden 

Fri, Jan. 15, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Anita DunnAnita Dunn, founding member SKDKnickerbocker who returned to the firm after advising the Biden/Harris ticket, is rejoining Team Biden to work on the transition.

Boris Johnson's Communications Director Quits

Thu, Nov. 12, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Lee CainUK prime minister Boris Johnson is losing his communications director as Lee Cain, a former Vote Leave official, plans to call it quits early next year.

KP Promotes California Earthquake Warning System

Thu, Oct. 1, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

EarthquakeKP Public Affairs is handling PR for the launch of California’s “Don’t Get Caught Off Guard” campaign to educate people about the Golden State’s earthquake warning system. Ad agency Pulsar is the lead on the push.