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Last Updated: Tue., Apr. 23, 2019 @ 5:14 pm

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21CF's Brown Moves to Discovery

Tue, Apr. 9, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Nathaniel BrownNathaniel Brown, who was senior VP-corporate affairs & media relations at 21st Century Fox, has shifted to Discovery Inc. as executive VP-global communications.

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. (1 reader comment)

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. (3 reader comments)

Adelson Rolls Dice with Kivvit for NYC Casino

Wed, Dec. 12, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Sheldon AdelsonBillionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is using Democratic-leaning Kivvit public affairs shop in his long-shot effort to build a casino in New York City. (4 reader comments)

How to Boost Your B-to-B Event and Conference Attendance

Wed, Nov. 28, 2018

By Matthew Schwartz

Matthew Schwartz‘Tis the season. It’s a good time for brands and organizations to think about more effective ways to communicate with their constituents via live events and conferences. (1 reader comment)

Fox Alum Moody Joins PMK*BNC

Tue, Nov. 6, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Erin MoodyErin Moody, who worked in communications at 20thCentury Fox’s TV operation, has joined entertainment PR powerhouse PMK*BNC in Los Angeles.

Edelman Vets Launch Number Twelve Marketing

Wed, Oct. 17, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Number 12Maggie Perlich and Pilaar Terry, who were VPs at Daniel J. Edelman Co.’s United Entertainment Group, have launched Number Twelve Marketing in Los Angeles to specialize in entertainment and sports programming. (1 reader comment)

5W PR Stands Up for Heroes

Wed, Sep. 19, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Stand Up for Heroes5W Public Relations will handle the Stand Up for Heroes event, which will include headliners Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, Seth Meyers and others, slated for Madison Square Garden Nov. 5.

Warner Bros Pro Goodwin Joins AFI as CCO

Tue, Sep. 4, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Juli GoodwinThe American Film Institute has named Warner Bros. alum Juli Goodwin to the newly created position of chief communications officer.

Cotich Bows Out of MGM

Thu, Aug. 30, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Kristin CotichMGM’s executive VP of worldwide communications Kristin Cotich, who assumed the post in March, is leaving the studio. No replacement has been named.

Sard Verbinnen Delivers LionTree’s Ripken Pitch

Wed, Aug. 8, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Cap RipkenSard Verbinnen & Co. is representing investment banker LionTree as it acquires a minority stake in Cal Ripken Jr.’s youth sports education & entertainment company.

 

Walker Boards the Intrepid

Tue, Jul. 24, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Brian WalkerThe Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum has appointed Brian Walker VP corporate communications and external affairs.