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Porter Novelli PR News Porter Novelli is a multinational firm and is part of Omnicom Group. Their headquarters are in New York City, and they have 100 offices in 60 countries. Some of their largest clients include Bayer, LinkedIn, Timberland, P&G, T-Mobile, McDonald’s, Johnson and Johnson, Danon, UPS, Pfizer, and Dow Chemical. Before the internet was in full swing, they were among other pioneers to use social marketing – usually related to campaigns letting people know about health issues, such as anti-smoking campaigns.

They were founded in 1972. The founders, William D. Novelli and Jack Porter, worked together in the Peace Corps before starting their firm. Their CEO and Sr. Partner, Karen Van Bergen has extensive agency and client experience from 30-years work in public affairs, communications, and marketing. Firm specialties include global health and wellness, food, drinks and nutrition, global technology, public affairs, corporate reputation, multicultural, and social marketing.

St. Kitts Tourism Issues Public Relations RFP

St. Kitts Tourism Issues Public Relations RFP

St. Kitts Tourism Authority has issued an RFP for a Public Relations Agency. The St. Kitts Tourism Authority (SKTA) is the agency responsible for the strategic planning and general destination management for the St. Kitts Tourism Industry. In 2015, the Tourism Sector accounted for 21.8% of the Gross Domestic Product for the Federation of St, […]

Energy Coalition Seeks Communications & Marketing Agency

Energy Coalition Seeks Communications & Marketing Agency

The Energy Coalition is seeking a communications and marketing agency. The Energy Coalition is seeking to engage an innovative and creative Communications & Marketing firm to design and implement a robust web portal. This portal will be the go-to energy efficiency resource for public agencies, a resource that agencies will seek out for information and […]

PR News: Mercury, Edelman, Porter Novelli & More

Mercury Public Affairs

Mercury Gains DC Top Flyer Andrea Bozek might not be a household name, but she’s well-known to Republicans in DC. She’s the only person to ever work communications for both the House and the Senate at such a high level. In the House she was communications director for the National Republican Congressional Committee and in […]

Washington State Fruit Seeks Media Firm

Washington State Fruit Seeks Media Firm

The Washington State Fruit Commission (WSFC) has issued an RFP for an agency to handle National Consumer Media. The goal of the WSFC in this contracted relationship is to maximize the national media exposure surrounding the positive attributes of Northwest cherries for the growing regions of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and Montana as well as […]

PR News From Cone Communications, FleishmanHillard, Timberland, and Feintuch Communications

Cone Communications Now Under Porter Novelli

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. […]

Washington Community Issues Marketing RFP

Washington Community Issues Marketing RFP

Lewis County Community Trails has issued a marketing RFP. Ride the Willapa (formerly Willapa Hills Trail Fat Tire Ride & Festival) is an annual overnight, family friendly bicycle ride. The second annual event is planned for June 24- 25, 2017 and takes place on the Willapa Hills Trail. Ride the Willapa includes a community festival […]

News From APCO Worldwide, Porter Novelli, Allison+Partners & Steinreich Communications

APCO Worldwide NY PR

APCO Worldwide Promotes Switzerland’s Other Strengths Beginning this month, APCO Worldwide is looking to update the world’s view of Switzerland with their Swiss Touch campaign and hosting events across the US in major cities such as New York, Boston, DC, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Events feature discussions on technology and climate change with […]

California Walnut Commission Issues Market Research RFP

California Walnut Commission Issues Market Research RFP

The California Walnut Commission has issued an RFP for a market research organization. The California Walnut Commission, headquartered in Folsom, California, represents the walnut industry and promotes usage of walnuts in the United States through advertising, publicity and educational programs to various target groups. The CWC will begin an industrial program in 2017 and is […]