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Nairobi, Kenya Government Agency Seeks Public Relations Firm

2016-09-29 by EPR Staff
Nairobi, Kenya Government Agency Seeks Public Relations Firm

The Rural Electrification Authority (REA) in Nairobi, Kenya is seeking a media relations agency. REA’s selected PR firm will manage day to day visibility of REA in the media and to strengthen REA’s identity and brand reputation through various external communications channels. The primary responsibility of the Agency will be to develop good media relations and ensure effective and wide scale dissemination and coverage of REA’s output. The proposed scope of work for the Media Agency includes: Development and implementation of effective media relations strategy for the Authority that responds to REA’s mission and vision and includes social media visibility.... Read More >

Whats New: Public Relations News Summaries

2016-09-16 by EPR Staff
Lawsuit Against Fox News

Lawsuit Against Fox News According to the Hollywood Reporter, Gretchen Carlson, after winning a 20-million-dollar sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News, has signed with powerful Publicist Cindi Berger. Carlson’s sexual harassment lawsuit involved the former head of Fox News, Roger Ailes.  Carlson, with Berger’s help, plans to relaunch her career with some television appearances, a book, speaking engagements and philanthropy. Berger’s firm, PMK*BNC, also represents public personalities such as Barbara Walters. Megyn Kelly Also Leaving Fox News? In other related news, Megyn Kelly, whose contract with Fox News will expire at the network soon, has hired a publicist outside the... Read More >

Washington State Seeking Economic Development Agency

2016-09-16 by EPR Staff
Washington State Seeking Economic Development Agency

The community of Pasco, Washington is seeking an agency to assist with the development of a strategic vision focused on enhancing the prosperity of the community over the next decade. The firm should have extensive experience in strategic planning, understanding of economic development principals, and show the ability to engage a diverse community in developing a multi-jurisdictional vision with broad stakeholder buy-in. The Port of Pasco is managing this effort and has assembled a steering committee that includes the Greater Pasco Area Chamber of Commerce, Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, City of Pasco, Franklin County, Columbia Basin College and the... Read More >

Cape Town Issues Tourism Marketing RFP

2016-09-07 by EPR Staff
Cape Town Issues Tourism Marketing RFP

Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape has issued a branding and marketing RFP. Their role is to be the champion of economic opportunities, and to facilitate conversion of these opportunities to help drive growth and create jobs. Wesgro holds several important mandates in the Western Cape: Investment, trade and film on behalf of the City of Cape Town and the Province of the Western  Cape Leisure tourism and Convention Bureau on behalf of the Province of the Western Cape The chosen agency will s provide specific services for the development... Read More >

In the News with Shift Comm, Finn and Lane, Edelman, and Sard Verbinnen

2016-08-31 by EPR Staff
Eddie Bauer brings in Sard Verbinnen to help with cyber attack

Retail giant Simon signs Shift Communications for two years As of July, Shift Communications’ San Francisco office will be representing Simon’s west coast premium outlet properties, including those in California, Nevada, Hawaii, Washington, and Oregon. Their outlet locations are in Seattle, San Francisco, Woodburn, Petaluma Village, Pismo Beach, Vacaville, Waikele, Napa, North Bend, Gilroy, Folsom, Desert Hills, Camarillo, Carlsbad, Las Americas, and Las Vegas (North and South). Shift will be promoting various seasonal campaigns for Simon and will provide media relations, crisis communications, event planning, and other PR services as required. This includes supporting Simon’s current sponsorship with Nick Jonas... Read More >

News from Maitland, Portland Communications, and Edelman

2016-08-24 by EPR Staff
Maitland PR representing Sir Philip Green

Maitland PR representing Sir Philip Green Sir Philip Green finds himself in the middle of the BHS Pensions scandal in the U.K. And he wants out of it. But then probably do all of the 20,000 or more current and future pensioners who have watched their retirement funds dwindle to nothing since Sir Philip took the reigns of BHS in 2000. Now the Green family is worth over £300 million and those people who will all be out of a job and a retirement fund within the next few weeks want some, if not all, of their future back. Sir... Read More >

San Francisco Department Of Environment Issues PR & Marketing RFP

2016-08-15 by EPR Staff
San Francisco Department Of Environment Issues PR & Marketing RFP

The San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment), a department of the City and County of San Francisco, creates visionary policies and innovative programs that promote social equity, protect human health, and lead the way toward a sustainable future.  They have issued an RFP seeking a marketing, Advertising, Marketing Research and Community Relations agency.  Budgets are expected to be up to $6 Million for the assignments. SF Environment develops innovative, practical and wide-ranging environmental programs, fostering groundbreaking legislation, and educating the public by providing comprehensive and easily accessible information on a wide range of sustainable practices. SF Environment has active... Read More >

Chicago Issues Government Relations RFP

2016-08-13 by EPR Staff
Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority

The Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority in Chicago, Illinois is a political subdivision, unit of local government, body politic and municipal corporation established to promote, operate and maintain fairs, expositions, meetings and conventions in Cook County, Illinois. The Authority owns McCormick Place®, an exhibition and convention center located at 23rd Street and Martin Luther King Drive in the City of Chicago, which is managed and operated by SMG, a private convention management company. McCormick Place® is North America’s premier convention facility that generates 66,000 jobs and $10 billion in annual economic activity for the City and State. The McCormick Place... Read More >

News from APCO Worldwide, Rubenstein PR, and Lou Hammond & Assoc.

2016-08-02 by EPR Staff
APCO Worldwide PR Logo

APCO signed to help clean Nigeria’s image with U.S. APCO Worldwide has been hired by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to clean up the image of the Nigerian government with the U.S. APCO’s initial contract covers a three-month period that just ended July 17th for a fixed rate of $95K to provide strategic communications services, media relations, and stakeholder engagement within the U.S. for Nigeria. According to icirnigeria.org, more than $6 million has been spent on similar contracts with firms outside of Nigeria over the last three years to clean up President Muhammadu Buhari’s image as well as the... Read More >

DCSS GA: Georgia School District Issues Video And Marketing RFP

2016-07-22 by EPR Staff
Georgia School District Issues Video And Marketing RFP -EPR

The Dougherty County School System, located in Albany, Georgia is seeking a Video Production and Marketing Services company. The chosen agency shall provide video production services, graphic design and brand development services. About DCSS: -23 schools (14 elementary, 5 middle and 4 high schools) -5 learning centers - Pre-Kindergarten, Albany Early College, Gifted Education L.I.F.E. Lab, South Georgia Regional Achievement Center and Oak Tree Psychoeducational Center -All schools are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC) Scope of Work: At peak production, the DCSS anticipates producing three videos a week. These... Read More >

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