MWWPR – Have They Hired Another Controversial Revolving Door Employee?
After making one of the most controversial hires of Anthony Carlos ‘Sexting’ Danger, there are online reports which claim that MWWPR has now hired Amy Dacey. Dacey was the DNC’s CEO who resigned after the DNC 2016 Convention breaking news that she had allowed for the attack made by the Clinton Campaign on Bernie Sanders’ Jewish heritage. The information came to light on her cooperation through email leaks from Wikileaks. You can almost see the odds being made at water coolers around PR offices everywhere, how long will she last before MWW PR faces another crisis for their choices in who they hire. Have they decided to put their firm’s reputation on the line so failed Democratic politicians can clean up their resumes?
Hong Kong’s Marquis Insight Launches
Henry Wood has been with Waggener Edstrom (WE) for more than six years and most recently led their Studio D in Asia. He just left to partner with Paarth Savale and will be launching the new marketing consultancy Marquis Insight. Wood will act as the chief strategy officer and the chief solutions officer position will be filled by Paarth. Wood has more than 20 years working in PR, digital, advertising, and marketing in Asia and has come to believe that the “crux of the issue lies in measurement.”
IRONMAN Signs Kwittken as PR Agency of Record
Global company IRONMAN has just signed with Kwittken to perform PR work on their behalf. Kwittken confirmed they have been hired to bolster the efforts of IRONMAN’s in-house team for consumer and strategic corporate communications. They will enhance brand positioning and PR efforts including increasing positive exposure and race enrollment. This will be accomplished by sharing athlete stories, supplying event support in key markets, and increasing influencer engagement. IRONMAN events, along with other Wanda Sports Holdings competitions, involve nearly 700,000 participants every year.
Cone Communications Honored by Institute for Public Relations as Among Top Ten Research Firms
Boston-based Cone Communications, recently shifted by parent company Omnicom, to function as a subsidiary of Porter Novelli, has been included on the Top 10 Research Insights of 2016 List by the Institute of Public Relations. They are listed for their Millennial Employee Engagement Study. The Top 10 list also includes other firms’ research regarding tech innovation, political content on social media participants, and business transformations.
Krupp Kommunications Signs with Five New Clients
Krupp Kommunications (K2) is in celebration mode, and they should be. This is their 20th anniversary as an agency, and they’ve added five new entertainment clients to their client list. The new clients include Moll Anderson, Dr. Jen Ashton, Thomas John, Man Made Music, and Dr. Partha Nandi. Anderson is an author, advocate for women and children, lifestyle icon, and television and radio host. Aston is an author, physician, and medical contributor for ABC News, Good Morning America, and Cosmopolitan magazine. John is a psychic known globally for receiving accurate information from “the other side.” Man Made Music is headed by Joel Beckerman and has created the sounds for AT&T, Qdoba, Cricket Wireless, IMAX, Entertainment Tonight, and more. Finally, Nandi hosts a syndicated television show at Detroit’s ABC affiliate – WXYZ-TV – called Ask Dr. Nandi. The show deals with health and wellness topics.