Weber Shandwick Helps with Nike’s Breaking2 Exhibition Marathon Nike sponsored the Breaking2 Marathon last week. It was a private exhibition race which means photos from the event can be used by Nike for marketing purposes. And they will be. Already there’s controversy over the race photos. At such events, there is usually a clock on […]
As the debate about fossil-fuel energy continues to rage, a small but dedicated and growing chorus is calling for a renewal of nuclear energy. Once considered to be the fuel of the future, nuclear has ardent fans and equally dedicated opponents. And, after a recent tunnel collapse at a nuclear weapons complex, score a point […]
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.