Rhonda Adams Medina is in charge of business and legal affairs for Sprout at NBCUniversal media. She’s been there since October 2016, and her job title is VP of Business and Legal Affairs. Outside of the office, she provides service and leadership to several philanthropic organizations. She and her family, husband and four children live […]
Coyne PR signs with Midea as their US PR Agency of Record The Chinese-headquartered Midea, with over 100K employees and locations in more than 200 countries, just hired Coyne Public Relations as their first US PR representation. Coyne will be working to increase the brand’s presence among industry stakeholders and key media outlets in the […]
Edelman’s Growth in 2016 Only 1.7% Edelman just released their financial information from 2016. They reported $875 million in revenue, but that was only 1.7% growth at the world’s largest PR firm from 2015 on like-for-like. Richard Edelman, CEO, said: “It’s a pause,” and blamed economic uncertainty as well as digital change and healthcare issues. […]
Cone Communications Now Under Porter Novelli Both Cone Communications and Porter Novelli are Omnicom Group entities, but Omnicom just moved Cone, so they will report through PN. The brands will remain separate and distinct, and leadership remains the same with the exception that Cone’s CEO, Bill Fleishman, now reports to PN’s chief executive, Brad MacAfee. […]
WE Communications Waggener Edstrom’s rebranded their company as WE Communications in September 2015. Melissa Waggener Zorkin, the CEO and cofounder of the firm, along with the firm’s other partner, Pam Edstrom, made this change. Waggener Zorkin named Wunderman’s Kass Sells the agency’s president in North America.
MWWPR and opendorse Come Together to Recognize Social Media’s Most Engaging Pro Football Players MWWPR is an independent PR firm, while opendorse brings athletes and marketers together for social media and other campaigns with access to over 3,500 pro athlete influencers around the world. MWWPR and opendorse recently listed their top pro-football players known for engaging […]
This year there are four honorees for the awards recognizing careers of integrity in communications and public relations. The dinner will be held at the Hyatt Regency on February 22 and tickets can be purchased on the Page Center website for those interested in attending. The four people being honored are Ann Barkelew, Dick Martin, […]
Past Practices Earned media is any advertisement that is not bought. Media monitoring services would report on every one of these mentions collected in manila folders each week or month. From them, a company would determine visibility. They would also determine the value of earned placements by determining how much a an actual advertisement would […]