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News of Firms: Novitas Communications Acquires CCO-CMO Roundtable

Wed, Apr. 20, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Anne McCarthyNovitas Communications acquires the CCO-CMO Roundtable from Anne McCarthy, founder and president of Westmeath Global Communications and 6x6 Careers, LLC... Landor & Fitch, a specialist brand and design group, opens a studio at the Waterfront Innovation Centre in Toronto, where it will be co-located with other WPP shops... Vibrant Brands of Latham, NY, celebrates 20th anniversary... Bella PR, women-owned shop in New York and London, marks 20 years in business.

News of Firms: ICR Issues SPAC Market Report

Thu, Apr. 14, 2022

By Steve Barnes

ICRICR issues a report on the state of the SPAC market... The Worldcom Public Relations Group adds Duarte Pino, Parris Communications and ProGlobal... Seattle-based Lyceus Group sets up shop in Austin, TX

News of Firms: Propel Makes Its Software Free

Tue, Apr. 12, 2022

By Steve Barnes

PropelPropel, an earned media management platform, is making its software available to users for free... The Greater Kansas City Public Relations of America Chapter names the 2022 class of scholars for the Inez Y. Kaiser GKC-PRSA Memorial Scholarship Fund... 280blue, a Boulder, CO-based agency focusing on venture-backed B2B technology companies, changes its name to Outside Labs.

News of Firms: Prosek Teams With Blue Dot for IR/ESG Push

Fri, Apr. 8, 2022

By Steve Barnes

ProsekProsek Partners launches an IR/ESG services offering in partnership with strategic sustainable finance consultancy Blue Dot Capital... BHM Research & Intelligence, which is based in Lagos, expands scope of its annual report on Nigeria’s PR business to cover all of Africa... George P. Johnson, events company, acquires German-based boutique design and experience design studio The Sane Company

News of Firms: Wachsman Opens in Los Angeles

Wed, Apr. 6, 2022

By Steve Barnes

WachsmanWachsman opens an office in Los Angeles to join its outposts in New York, Dublin and Singapore... Hill+Knowlton Strategies launches a commerce practice, which is focused on helping brands succeed in omnichannel retail... Tusk Strategies establishes Los Angeles office... Travel Weekly has added a communications/PR category to its newly re-launched Magellan Awards, which are now accepting entries.

News of Firms: Kyiv's Be-It Agency Pushes Effort for Ukraine Streets

Fri, Apr. 1, 2022

By Steve Barnes

UkraineBe-It Agency, which is based in Kyiv, encourages people in countries across Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand to sign a petition to rename the streets housing Russian embassies and consulates in their cities to Ukraine Street... Comit, a Dublin-based tech specialist PR and communications agency, becomes the first PR agency in Ireland to shift to a four-day work week... The Brandon Agency acquires full-service video production studio, Cineloco.

News of Firms: Lambert Forms Alliance with Van Dyke Horn PR

Thu, Mar. 31, 2022

By Steve Barnes

LambertLambert forms a strategic partnership with Van Dyke Horn Public Relations, the largest minority public relations agency in Michigan... GLOBALHealthPR, a network of independent healthcare agencies, rebrands as Global Health Marketing & Communications... Gregory FCA names the recipients of its Diversity Initiative Scholarships.

News of Firms: Bospar Pushes Back Against 'Don't Say Gay' Law

Mon, Mar. 28, 2022

By Steve Barnes

BosparBospar is awarding a $20K grant to an educator as part of the agency’s campaign advocating against Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law... Sinclair Broadcast Group launches Free State Strategic Services, which offers targeted digital marketing and ad services to the federal government, along with state and local agencies... ERA Communications Cambodia joins PROI Worldwide.

News of Firms: Prosek Partners Rebrands Creative Offering

Wed, Mar. 23, 2022

By Steve Barnes

ProsekProsek Partners rebrands its enhanced strategic branding and creative offering to Prophecy by Prosek... BrandLab accepts applications for eight-month paid fellowship program... Premo Consultants puts staff on four-day work schedule.

News of Firms: London's Gravity Global Expands in US

Thu, Mar. 17, 2022

By Steve Barnes

GravityGravity Global of London expands its operations in the US with the acquisition of 9th Wonder B2B and Morsekode... WPP forms partnership with Reddit... Sunshine Sachs rebrands as Sunshine Sachs Morgan & Lylis, reflecting the promotion of partners Keleigh Thomas Morgan and Heather Lylis to co-presidents.

News of Firms: Bliss Moves to NYC's Helmsley Building

Tue, Mar. 15, 2022

By Steve Barnes

HelmsleyBliss Holding Group is moving into a 26,000-square-foot space in the Helmsley Building at 230 Park Ave... PhillComm Global is launched by former CMW Media chief growth officer and RLM Public Relations COO Jon Lindsay Phillips... Concepts Communications spreads awareness about the importance of including disability in workplace diversity, equity and inclusion plans.

News of Firms: International Association of Risk and Crisis Communication Launches

Fri, Mar. 11, 2022

By Steve Barnes

IARCCThe International Association of Risk and Crisis Communication, a non-profit organization that brings together risk and crisis communication professionals from around the world, launches in Geneva... Seven Letter starts up an ESG practice... Marquette University partners with Trozzolo Communication Group to establish the Carl Collective, a PR/ad shop... Dragon Horse Publishing donates proceeds of book illustrated by Dmitriy Morozov to to benefit people of Ukraine.


News of Firms: Mod Op Acquires AMG Marketing Resources

Thu, Mar. 10, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Mod OpMod Op acquires Cleveland-based AMG Marketing Resources, the parent company of strategic marketing agencies Tenlo and NSRC... Chicago's myWHY Agency and Miami's Lebec Consulting form partnership that will focus on philanthropic; impact investing; and environmental, social, and governance spaces... Ascendant Group Branding opens a Los Angeles office under the brand Reformat Agency.

News of Firms: Reach Global Strategies Opens in DC

Mon, Mar. 7, 2022

By Steve Barnes

ReachReach Global Strategies, which will focus on advancing client issues among political leaders, policymakers, regulators, industry experts and opinion leaders, launches in Washington, DC... Clarity has dropped the “.pr” from its name of its digital properties, which will now be known as JC Communications, which works with clients in the travel, lifestyle and food industries, kicks off its First Annual Pro Bono Sustainability PR Competition.

News of Firms: Propel Closes $4.5M Seed Funding Round

Wed, Mar. 2, 2022

By Steve Barnes

PropelPropel, a PR software startup closes a $4.5 million seed funding round, which will bankroll marketing/sales push... The Public Relations Society of America National Capital Chapter introduces their Early Career Fellowship for Professionals of Color... Bread & Law is launched by Clear founder and PRSA/New York immediate past president Andrew Graham... My Code, a digital media company, starts up W Code, which focuses on delivering authentic messaging and content to female audiences.

News of Firms: Coral Tree Partners Takes Stake in Subject Matter

Tue, Mar. 1, 2022

By Steve Barnes

Subject MatterSubject Matter scores investment from private equity firm Coral Tree Partners... Kite Hill PR launches its inaugural “Tech For Good" pitch-off for purpose-driven, pro-social technology companies... Steinreich Communications Group acquires the Omniado Agency, a Durban, South Africa-based design and digital marketing firm.

News of Firms: Stagwell Expands Into Africa

Thu, Feb. 24, 2022

By Steve Barnes

StagwellStagwell brings on Incubeta in South Africa, SBI Media in Nigeria and Dubai-based Orient Planet Group... D S Simon Media survey says commuincators prefer in-house spokespeople... The Next Practice Group launches clinical trial enrollment service CTRx Pathways.