42West Hires Joe Quenqua as Managing Director in Los Angeles Office Joe Quenqua, formerly of DKC L.A. office is joining 42West in a new office being established in Los Angeles with bicoastal duties working on digital and filmed content as well as live events. With DKC he oversaw their national entertainment practice as EVP including […]
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Burson-Marsteller is a global communications and public relations agency and part of Young and Rubicam, which in turn is owned by WPP Group PLC, one of the largest conglomerates in the world. They are headquartered in New York City and have 67 wholly-owned offices with an additional 71 affiliate offices on six continents in 98 countries. Some of their largest clients include Bank of America, Behr Paints, AG&P, Avon, Big Daddy, and Pedigree. But those are the corporate clients.
The company was founded in 1953 by William Marsteller and Harold Burson. It has become one of the premiere companies for global crisis management. One of the first companies it represented in such a situation was Tylenol when the scare was out about bottles being laced with poison back in the late 1970s.
Companies owned by BM include Penn Schoen Berland, a company that does political polling, market research, and strategic consulting; Proof Integrated Communications, a full-service marketing and communications agency; Prime Policy Group, DC’s premiere public affairs and government policy firm; DirectImpact, a grassroots mobilization firm; and Palisades Media Ventures, a media development company focused on thought leadership and public affairs.
Fort Vancouver Regional Library District (FVRL), the fifth largest library district in the state of Washington, is requesting proposals for consulting services for two related projects: 1) Modernizing its branding and visual identity; 2) Developing an actionable marketing plan for the district. Scope of Work: Branding With a new strategic plan, and a new mission, […]
Missouri Foundation for Health issues communications RFP. Missouri Foundation for Health is a resource for the region, working with communities and nonprofits to generate and accelerate positive changes in health. As a catalyst for change, the Foundation improves the health of Missourians through partnership, experience, knowledge, and funding.
The North Dakota Department of Agriculture is soliciting proposals for a contractor to provide marketing services for the Department’s 2017 Pride of Dakota Showcase Events (“Events”). The Department is seeking a dynamic agency with strong, full-service capabilities that can produce a quality advertising and marketing campaign for the Events. The campaign must be multi-platform and […]
BWR Loses Talent Leaders to Start Own Company Called Imprint PR Both Nicole Perna and Melissa, formerly of Baker Winokur Ryder (BWR) left their jobs in the talent section to start a PR firm – Imprint PR. Several clients have also left BWR in this move including Anna Faris, Mila Kunis, Gal Gadot, and Chloe […]
UNDP has issued an RFP for Strategic Communications and Media Training. They have issued an RFP to improve the abilities of UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa’s cluster and team leaders to communicate better and more effectively with external audiences, including live and recorded interviews across different media types – radio, TV, written, as well […]