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Public Relations’ Renewed Call for Diversity

Thu, Aug. 27, 2020

By Rick Gould and Robert Udowitz

Rick Gould and Robert UdowitzThe PR field has an opportunity to build a diverse, inclusive workforce with multicultural staff and management. The question is: will the industry get the message this time?

Mutual of Omaha Revamps Logo

Fri, Jul. 17, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Mutual of OmahaMutual of Omaha is removing the Native American imagery from its corporate logo as a part of a drive to address issues of racial equity and social justice.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Donovan Thompson

Fri, Jun. 26, 2020

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Donovan Thompson, The Grapevine Executive Producer
The Grapevine executive producer Donovan Thompson sits down with D S Simon Media’s Doug Simon and Tameeka Henry to discuss the steps the industry needs to achieve greater diversity on “PR’s Top Pros Talk,” the video interview series produced by D S Simon Media in partnership with O’Dwyer’s.

SVB Works Warner's $100M Anti-Racism Fund

Fri, Jun. 5, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

WMGSard Verbinnen & Co. handled the creation of a $100M fund by Warner Music Group and the Blavatnik Family Foundation to promote music business-related charities that work for social justice and campaigns against violence and racism.

NY Urban League Honors Finn Partners for D&I

Mon, Feb. 10, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

New York Urban League Awards BreakfastThe New York Urban League, which is celebrating its centennial, today named Finn Partners a champion of diversity at its 17th annual awards breakfast.

Ex-WAPO Chair Graham Enlists Prime Policy Group

Thu, Feb. 6, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Don GrahamFormer Washington Post chairman Don Graham has hired Prime Policy Group, which is part of BCW, to work on legislation regarding immigration and the status of the “Dreamers."

Watson Takes BCW Diversity Post

Tue, Jan. 21, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Carol WatsonCarol Watson, senior director of Diversity Best Practices, has joined BCW as executive VP-inclusion and diversity for North America.

Publicis D&I Chief Opts for Nielsen

Wed, Dec. 11, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Sandra Sims-WilliamsSandra Sims-Williams, chief diversity officer at Publicis Groupe, is joining Nielsen next month as senior VP of diversity & inclusion.

Legally Blind PR Student to Speak at PR Council Forum

Thu, Sep. 19, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

Sena PottackalA legally blind PR student at New York University’s School of Professional Studies will deliver a presentation at a Carnegie Hall forum tomorrow that focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion in corporate America.

PR Pros Play Big Role in Putting D&I Plans in Place

Wed, Sep. 18, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Weber Shandwick study on diversity and inclusion efforts at companiesCommunications and marketing professionals play a large role in the implementation of diversity and inclusion efforts at companies, according to a new report released by Weber Shandwick.