Weber Shandwick PR - News, Info, Gossip & More

Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations firm with offices in 81 countries. They have a significant presence in Europe, Pacific Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the U.S. They are a subsidiary of the Interpublic Group of Companies. Their headquarters are in New York City. Some of their largest clients include Bank of America, Amazon.com, Eli Lilly & Co., American Airlines, Honeywell, Exxon Mobile, Samsung, Pepsico, and Valspar.

They were founded in 1921. They now call themselves an Engagement Agency because their goal is to be engaging for their clients. WS was named PR Week’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015 for their cutting-edge-digital work and additional honored their CEO, Andy Polansky as Global Professional of the Year for transforming the company into an international Engagement Agency. Their practice specialties include travel and leisure, public affairs, technology, cleantech, food and nutrition, digital, and financial communications and services.

Riverside County Transportation Commission Issues Marketing RFP

Riverside County Transportation Commission Issues Marketing RFP

The Riverside County Transportation Commission has issued a marketing RFP. The Riverside County Transportation Commission is responsible for: 1) coordinating state highway planning; 2) adopting regional Short Range Transit Plans; 3) coordinating transit services; 4) allocating Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds; and 5) coordinating county highway and transit plans with regional and state agencies. The […]

Texas College Issues Advertising RFP

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Lamar Institute of Technology is issuing an advertising RFP. An education center, Lamar Institute of Technology traces its roots back to March 8, 1923, when the South Park School District in Beaumont authorized its superintendent to proceed with plans to open a “junior college of the first class.” On Sept. 17, 1923, South Park Junior […]

Public Relations News From Berk Communications, Feintuch, Finn Partners and More..

Berk Communications

Berk Communications Adds Marisa Carstens as SVP Marisa Carstens just joined Berk Communications in New York as a Sr. Vice President working with strategy, client service functions, and portfolio growth with their travel, tech, and consumer clients. Berk is a boutique PR agency offering full-service efforts in sports, lifestyle, travel, event planning, and entertainment sectors. […]

PR News From Weber Shandwick, Edelman, MWWPR, and More

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Egyptian Intelligence – Mukhabarat – Hired Weber Shandwick and Cassidy & Associates Paperwork filed with the Department of Justice late in January showed that the General Intelligence Service in Egypt has put both Weber Shandwick and Cassidy & Associates on their PR payroll. The duties include assisting Egypt in building a strategic partnership with the […]

Public Relations News Briefs From Antenna/Beckerman, FleishmanHillard, MWWPR, Weber Shandwick & More…

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Antenna, Beckerman, and Eco Branding Joining Forces Beckerman’s family of PR experts includes Antenna, a PR agency specializing in smart tech. Now Antenna is adding a new partner to their integrated efforts in Eco Branding – a creative agency focused on tech, smart cities, clean energy, and advanced mobility. Together, they are the largest full-service […]

PR News: Mercury, Edelman, Porter Novelli & More

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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 […]