News From MWWPR, Berman Group, Prosek Partners and More

2017-10-10 by John Aldo
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MWWPR Former Employee Gets Jail For Sex Crimes Anthony Weiner, former MWW PR employee was sentenced to 21 months in jail this week for sexting with a teenager – at the same time,  MWWPR received three awards, including the mid-size PR firm of the year, they were also recognized as a Top Place to Work and for Favorite Advertising, Marketing, and PR agency. Berman Group and Kid Care An interesting job opportunity came up recently from the real estate specializing PR firm, Berman Group. They need a PR account coordinator … at least in the mornings. Afternoons may require a... Read More >

News From KLG PR, Porter Novelli, 5WPR, MWWPR & More…

2017-09-01 by John Aldo
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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 offer media relations, social media, non-conventional public relations efforts, integrated marketing, and help with influencers as areas of specialization. Some of their clients include Fernet-Branca, Hochstadters, Templeton Rye, Teeling Irish Whiskey, and Kerrygold Irish Cream. Their campaigns have been published in Brides, Huffington Post, Daily... Read More >

New Jersey Marketing & PR Firms: Where Are You?

2017-06-08 by Richard D. Pace
New Jersey Marketing & PR Firms Where Are You

The Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority is seeking a marketing firm who can provide professional services in four areas: 1) the refinement of the FMERA brand; 2) placemaking; 3) media and publicity; and 4) lead/prospect sourcing. These services will promote and articulate the Authority’s mandate – the redevelopment of Fort Monmouth – and spotlight the Fort’s attributes to our stakeholders, prospects and other interested parties. The assignment also includes to expand the reach and upgrade the content on FMERA’s website,, and on social media platforms. Our intention is to increase and enhance our communication and interactions with our stakeholders,... Read More >

What’s News From MWWPR, Finn Partners & Burson-Marsteller

2017-05-29 by John Aldo

J. Mark Riggs Joins MWWPR’s Leadership Team MWWPR hired J. Mark Riggs to oversee their Sports Marketing division as well as their Internal and external brand marketing efforts. He brings 20 years of expertise in planning and insights working with clients on creating and executing campaigns and branding. His new title: SVP of New Business and Marketing. He previously served as EVP at Taylor, a VP at IPG’s MullenLowe, and also at French/West/Vaughan. Finn Partners Now Agency of Record for The Works Doing Corporate PR Finn just won the contract to work with The Works, a discount retailer selling such items as toys,... Read More >

Former MWWPR Executive Weiner Pleads Guilty To Sex Crimes

2017-05-23 by Jason Tannahill
Former MWWPR Executive Weiner Pleads Guilty To Sex Crimes

The sad, strange saga of former New York congressman Anthony Weiner, a former MWW PR executive, may be finally coming to a close. Weiner pled guilty to some of the charges outlined in the case against him built around his repeated sexual text messages with a 15-year-old girl. Weiner’s political ambitions had long-since been derailed by his seemingly compulsive need to randomly sext relative strangers before this most recent case made the headlines. According to reports by the Associated Press, Weiner admitted he was guilty of transferring obscene material to a minor, though there’s no word yet on some of... Read More >

Publicity News From MWWPR, Edelman PR, KCSA Communications and More

2017-04-28 by John Aldo
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MWWPR Adds Tech Companies MWW has been having a good couple of months as they add to their tech client roster with companies such as Qualpay, RetailMeNot, Inc., Arccos Golf, Therachat, and Unison Home Ownership Investors. These additions come quickly after Karen Clyne became the US tech practice lead and GM for their San Francisco office. The firm has increased capacity and experience in corporate communications, travel and tourism, lifestyle, and reputation management as well under her leadership. Nic Jarvis Leaves Edelman to Form Jarvis Counsel Nic Jarvis has been with Edelman since late 2007 and most recently served as... Read More >

City of West Hollywood Seeks PR Firm For AIDS Project

2017-04-19 by Jason Tannahill
City of West Hollywood Seeks PR Firm For AIDS Project

The City of West Hollywood is seeking an agency for Community Engagement & Content Development Support Service for an Aids Monument. The  selected  PR agency will also curate and prepare these stories for archival purposes in support of an AIDS Monument which will be sited in West Hollywood Park that is currently under development by the Foundation for the AIDS Monument (FAM) and artist Dan Tobin, in collaboration with the City. West Hollywood Background With a population of approximately 35,000 and about 25,000 residential units in a land area of only 1.9 square miles, the City of West Hollywood is... Read More >

Trenton, New Jersey Issues Public Relations RFP

2017-04-04 by Aaron Sarno
Trenton, New Jersey Issues Public Relations RFP

City of Trenton, New Jersey has issued an RFP for a public relations firm and marketing agency. The selected agency will work directly with The City of Trenton to develop outreach plans for different audiences, create tools outlined in the developed plans and work side by side with The City of Trenton to implement plans. SCOPE OF SERVICES The City of Trenton is seeking the services of a full service marketing/ public relations agency to assist with the following, at a minimum: The Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience and expertise in branding, public relations, graphic design, creative planning, copywriting... Read More >

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

2017-03-09 by Jason Tannahill
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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 US by emphasizing their economic development, civil society, and their “leading role in managing regional risks.” The PR companies’ combined pay is about $1.8 million. It’s certainly worth Egypt’s efforts since the US sends their country about $1.3 billion annually in military assistance. But it’s... Read More >

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

2017-03-07 by Aaron Sarno
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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 smart tech PR agency in North America. FleishmanHillard Promotes Terri Owen to Sr. Partner and SVP as new GM of St. Louis Headquarters Terri Owen was named the new general manager of the FleishmanHillard (FH) US headquarters in St. Louis. The company was founded 70... Read More >

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