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NFL's Mishkin Joins BCLP's Sports/Entertainment Unit

Wed, Jan. 4, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Doug MishkinDoug Mishkin, who was in charge of the National Football League’s gambling-related commercial activities, has joined Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s global sports and entertainment group.

Biden’s COVID-19 PR Chief Joins Disney

Wed, Apr. 6, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Kristina SchakeKristina Schake has joined Walt Disney Co. as executive VP-global communications as she wrapped up a 10-month stint as the Biden administration’s COVID-19 public education campaign director.

Porter Novelli's Smith to Spin for Recording Academy

Thu, Oct. 21, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Sean SmithSean Smith is leaving the EVP of corporate counsel spot at Porter Novelli to join the Recording Academy, which runs the GRAMMY Awards, as EVP of communications, effective Oct. 25.

NBCU's Marks Shifts to Warner Bros. TV

Fri, May 21, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Rebecca MarksWarner Bros. Television Group brings on NBCUniversal's Rebecca Marks as executive VP of publicity and communications, effective June 1.

Brockman Exits WarnerMedia Entertainment

Wed, Sep. 16, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Kevin BrockmanKevin Brockman, who joined WarnerMedia Entertainment as VP global communications in May 2019, is exiting at the end of the year.

Warner Bros' Slavich Jumps to Netflix

Tue, Jun. 16, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Michelle SlavichMichelle Slavich, who has been executive VP, global publicity & strategy at Warner Bros. Pictures since May 2018, is joining Netflix as VP of publicity.

Red Lorry Yellow Lorry Picks Up Panavision

Tue, Feb. 11, 2020

By Steve Barnes

PanavisionLondon's Red Lorry Yellow Lorry has scooped up global PR duties for Panavision, which provides end-to-end production equipment and post services for the episodic, commercial and feature film markets.

Rogers & Cowan/PMK to Star in Monte-Carlo TV Festival

Mon, Dec. 16, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Monte CarloMonte-Carlo Television Festival has selected Rogers & Cowan/PMK to lead publicity and media relations efforts and offer programming counsel on the American continent for the event’s 60th anniversary.

AJC Demands Disclaimer for 'Richard Jewell'

Mon, Dec. 9, 2019

By Steve Barnes

JewellThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution has demanded that Warner Bros. and the producers of Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” publicly admit that some events in the film “were imagined for artistic purposes and artistic license.”

New Line Cinema Alum Takes Solstice PR Spot

Thu, Aug. 22, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Elissa GreerElissa Greer has been named EVP communications at Solstice Studios, overseeing corporate and domestic publicity and promotions for the company.

Interpublic Shuffles Hollywood PR Cards

Tue, Jul. 30, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Cindi BergerRogers & Cowan and PMK*BNC, the two largest PR agencies in Hollywood, are merging, forming an agency that will have over 500 clients in areas including TV, film, sports, music and fashion.

Lenzner to Star in MPAA’s PR Role

Wed, Jul. 17, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Emily LenznerEmily Lenzner will become executive VP-global communications at the Motion Picture Assn. of America on August. 1.