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News of Firms: Chess & Company Launches

Thu, May 13, 2021

By Steve Barnes

ChessChess and Company, a sports marketing firm focused on chess events/talent, launches... IPREX launches IPREX Academy, leadership development program for emerging PR and marketing pros.

News of Firms: Ruder Finn Launches RF Truth Vector

Mon, May 10, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Tejas TotadeRuder Finn launches RF Truth Vector, a digital offering that focuses on early detection of the spread of misinformation and harmful content to protect and maintain clients’ brand health... Clarity acquires 3WhiteHats, an SEO, paid and analytics agency with clients including Aon, Invesco and Abellio... 360PR+ is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Center for Women & Enterprise.

News of Firms: IPG Mediabrands Commits to Black-Owned Media

Fri, May 7, 2021

By Steve Barnes

MediabrandsIPG Mediabrands says it will work to invest a minimum of five percent in Black-owned media channels in aggregate across all clients by 2023... The Abbi Agency, which has offices in Reno, Las Vegas, New York and the UK, joins IPREX... The Center for Public Interest Communications awards research prize.

News of Firms: Sunwest Communications Acquires Shiroma Southwest

Mon, May 3, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Mary ShiromaSunwest Communications of Dallas acquires Shiroma Southwest, which is also located in the city... ADMERASIA, an Asian American-owned marketing and advertising agency, wins Omnicom's 3 in 5 Challenge... ResultsCX expandsdigital and social media experience management operations to include reputation management and content moderation.

News of Firms: Ruder Finn Launches Content Marketing Unit

Tue, Apr. 27, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Kathy BloomgardenRuder Finn launches analytics-driven content marketing offering... Weber Shandwick slates two summer learning programs offering college students and recent graduates a deep dive into the rapidly evolving media landscape... Luquire George Andrews is rebranding itself to Luquire.

News of Firms: KEF Media Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Wed, Apr. 21, 2021

By Steve Barnes

KEFKEF Media celebrates 35th anniversary on May 1... PR Boutiques International adds six members... 5W Public Relations founder Ronn Torossian updates his 2011 book, “For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands and Deliver Result with Game-Changing Publications”.

News of Firms: PRSA Launches 'In Between Jobs' Program

Thu, Apr. 15, 2021

By Steve Barnes

PRSAPRSA launches its In Between Jobs program for communications professionals who have been affected by the past year’s economic challenges... Padilla issues its 2020 Report to Our Communities... Elevate IR debuts under leadership of Sean Mansouri, who was IR managing director at Gateway.

News of Firms: APCO Works With George Floyd Foundation

Wed, Apr. 14, 2021

By Steve Barnes

George FloydAPCO Worldwide has signed on to provide The George Floyd Memorial Foundation with services to help it create programs advancing equity and justice... Clarity forms a pro bono partnership with minority-founded startup Malomo through the Diversity Marketing Consortium... The Travel Lifestyle Network adds agencies in Argentina, South Africa and Israel.


Accounts in Transit: Diamond PR Checks in at Resorts World Bimini

Thu, Apr. 8, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Resorts WorldDiamond Public Relations lands North American PR duties for Resorts World Bimini... Crosby Marketing Communications picks up RefuahHealth... Fish Consulting hooks Blaze Pizza... Carve Communications claims Transfix for its client roster.

MWWPR Rebrands as MikeWorldWide

Tue, Apr. 6, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Michael KempnerMWWPR has rebranded as MikeWorldWide, paying tribute to its founder Michael Kempner who built the shop into a global brand with 2020 fees of $38.9M.

News of Firms: GCI Health Launches The Content Collaborative

Tue, Apr. 6, 2021

By Steve Barnes

David ChadwickGCI Health launches The Content Collaborative, an offering that brings the company’s digital, design, editorial and creative teams together under one umbrella... Vested, a global financial communications firm, has put together The ABCs of Finance, a children’s book to help kids learn about money... The VIA Agency, the pride of Portland, ME, is now just VIA.

News of Firms: Havas Formula Opens in Denver

Thu, Apr. 1, 2021

By Steve Barnes

DenverHavas Formula sets up shop in Denver, its sixth U.S. location....The Center for Public Interest Communications at the University of Florida receives funding to develop science-informed tools to combat COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy... PRSA picks Jon Goldberg of Reputation Architects, to chair its Counselors Academy.

News of Firms: Tn’Koffee, the PR Pride of Morocco, Joins Worldcom PR Group

Wed, Mar. 31, 2021

By Steve Barnes

TNKoffeeTn’Koffee, a Moroccan firm with offices in Casablanca and Dakar as well as a footprint in 15 African countries, becomes a member of the Worldcom Public Relations Group... Icon Source launches push to support professional women in sports... The Core Strategic Group opens in Los Angeles.

News of Firms: Allied Global Marketing Opens in Sydney

Tue, Mar. 30, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Jamie CrickAllied Global Marketing opens in Sydney, Australia... Watermelon Communications of Dubai joins IPREX... The JPR Group gets kudos from Aging Media Network for COVID-19 messaging aimed at senior communities.

News of Firms: Bospar Gets Ink for First Female Eagle Scout Troop

Thu, Mar. 25, 2021

By Steve Barnes

BosparBospar gains coverage for first female Eagle Scout troop... Contend, acquired by Mosaic in 2016, is independent again... Global Communications Works is supporting a partnership between Arm & Hammer Laundry and Dress For Success.

News of Firms: Clarity PR Launches Global Network

Fri, Mar. 19, 2021

By Steve Barnes

ClarityClarity launches global partner agency network, Clarity Connections... Greenbrier unveils magazines to delve into the scandals of the day and best practices in crisis management... Silverline Communications partners with Clean Energy Leadership Institute.

News of Firms: Right Now Starts Up

Wed, Mar. 17, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Right NowThe Right Now, which serves lifestyle, entertainment and talent brands, launches... Mission North launches a corporate reputation practice... Glodow Nead Communications, headquartered in San Francisco, has opened a Southern California office in San Diego.

News of Firms: BCW Teams with Kroll on Crisis Podcast

Tue, Mar. 9, 2021

By Steve Barnes

BCWBCW teams with Kroll on crisis podcast... Clean Creatives steps up campaign against PR people working for fossil fuels clients... Motion awards inaugural Women of Impact Award to Wendy Parks, VP-PR, marketing and communications at College of DuPage.