April emerges as an exciting month for the PR industry, as numerous communications companies release statements about business growth and brand development. Here’s some PR news. Visit Florida Partners with DKC Public Relations: The official state tourism marketing group “Visit Florida” recently announced their decision to partner with DKC PR. DKC will act as the […]
Porter Novelli - An Omnicom Group PR Firm - News, Updates, Insights, Gossip & More
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.
A Bit About KLG Public Relations Headquartered in the Tribeca area of New York City, this new firm was only founded in 2016 and specializes in PR and marketing for wine and spirits.Kate Laufer Gorenstein formed the agency and brings 15 years’ experience in the food, beverage, and hospitality sectors where she won awards. They […]
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 […]
University of Iowa is seeking an agency to do Mobile Application Design and Development. The University of Iowa solicits proposals for development of a mobile application based on a mobile application concept that provides short and long term benefits to users as they capture and document pregnancy milestones and the developmental progress of their child […]
PR Industry Leader Al Golin Dead at 87 Back in the early days of McDonald’s’ and Al Golin (1957), Mr. Golin pitched to Ray Kroc selling him on how much less expensive it was to get positive stories in the paper about his restaurants than to buy advertising. With that argument, Golin started bringing in $500 […]
Centennial Park District in Atlanta is seeking a PR firm. They seek to: Distinguish the Centennial Park District as Atlanta’s premier entertainment district Influence positive perceptions about the Centennial Park District brand and asset Drive increased visitation and length of stay within the District among metro residents
Andrew Rabinowitz Says Hedge Funds Need More PR Representation Marathon Asset Management’s president, Andrew Rabinowitz feels the likability of the hedge fund industry could use some serious work, and that PR teams managing the outreach of funds would go a long way. While sitting on a panel at the Absolute Return Symposium in NYC, he […]