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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.

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 […]

Illinois Department of Transportation Seeking Creative Media Agency

Illinois Department of Transportation Seeking Creative Media Agency

The Illinois Department of Transportation is looking to hire a creative media agency.  They are seeking assistance from a Vendor to develop and produce creative materials for statewide highway safety and other safety campaigns. Campaigns shall be distributed through traditional (television, radio, print) and digital media, and should be designed to reach the Agency’s target […]

UCLA Health Issues Branding RFP

UCLA Health Issues Branding RFP

UCLA Health (UCLA) has issued an RFP for Talent Acquisition Advertising and Branding. The RFP’s purpose is to identify the appropriate vendor who will provide added-value advertising and brand ambassadorship services that will best support the organization’s hiring needs and increase Talent Acquisition outreach by aligning with best- in-class digital marketing practices.

Health Agency Seeks Marketing Firm

Health Agency Seeks Marketing Firm

The Macon-Bibb County Health Department (MBCHD) is seeking a marketing firm. The success of MBCHD’s new Teen Center Health Centers is contingent on local adolescents utilizing the services. They seek an agency to market the Teen Centers to local high school students, particularly in the African American community.

Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau Seeking Marketing Firm

Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau Seeking Marketing Firm

The Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is seeking a firm for a five-year marketing plan for tourism in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the official destination marketing organization for the City and County of Spartanburg, South Carolina. The CVB was established in 1986 as a division of the […]