MWW PR Names Bret Werner CCO

2016-01-11 by Richard D. Pace
Brett Werner MWW

  MWW PR announced today that Bret Werner, co-founder of Catalyst Public Relations had been hired as the organization’s first chief client officer. Werner co-founded Catalyst, and continued to manage the company following its sale in December 2012 as part of the Brand Strategy division within WME | IMG. Werner – who will also serve as Executive Vice President - helped grow Catalyst tremendously over ten years, and oversaw the growth of the agency.  Previously, he worked at Taylor PR, where he served as Managing Partner before co-founding Catalyst.  At Taylor, he served as one of the company’s  youngest Vice... Read More >

PR News Roundup: Lawsuits, Tax Evasion, and PR Success

2015-12-28 by Richard D. Pace
pr news

Check out the headlines below to see some news we missed from the last week related to the Public Relations industry – here’s some news round ups: Employees File Class Action Lawsuit against the BBG Several workers at the broadcasting institution filed a lawsuit on Monday against the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an American government entity. In the $400 million class action suit, the workers claim the agency misclassified them as independent contractors to avoid paying full salaries and giving benefits. The lawsuit claims the BBG put a system in place allowing Voice of America to hire ‘independent contractors’... Read More >

How do the Biggest Flower Companies Use PR & Marketing

2015-12-08 by Jason Tannahill
Flower PR Firm

The simplicity of the digital commerce makes the flower business bigger than ever. Flower companies can now offer hundreds of options to their customers with the click of a few buttons. With so many companies to choose from it’s no wonder the PR and marketing strategy surrounding these businesses is so crucial to their success and differentation from competitors. Here’s a look at three of the biggest flower companies in the industry and what they offer in order to bring customers coming back for more. Teleflora Teleflora promises its consumers arrangements that are put together by neighborhood florists that always hand-deliver... Read More >

MWW PR With Crappy On-Line Marketing & More Public Relations News

2015-12-02 by Jason Tannahill
MWW Public Relations Group

  MWW PR Using Shady Tactics Does MWW PR Group use 1995 shady digital media techniques? Apparently, the answer is yes. MWW don’t you folks do social media? Do you have Google alerts with your company’s name on it? Did you miss our article entitled “Neil Dhillon of MWWPR: 20 Year Old Assault Arrest & Cheap SEO Tactics”? Why do we ask?  Well, because we just came across this brand new spammy web post - where we learned that the head of MWW PR’s Washington, DC office “…is a global communications as well as public affairs professional whose job has... Read More >

Lincoln Center Publicity: MWW PR West New Boss & Diamonds Reputation

2015-11-30 by Jason Tannahill
Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center Taps New Chief of Public Relations and Media Strategy The Lincoln Center of Performing Arts recently selected Mary Caraccioli as its new Chief of Public Relations and Media Strategy. Caraccioli is an Emmy Award winning journalist and media executive, in this position, Caraccioli directs and leads the Lincoln Center’s public relations, media strategies, and messaging for all institutional branches, performances and programs. Mary Caraccioli built an impressive curriculum vitae in her career. She did this by creating and presenting award winning content for cable, digital and broadcasting venues, such as, CNBC, Comcast, FOX, Al Jazeera America, and ABC.... Read More >

10 Largest PR Firms in the US & Their Website Traffic

2015-11-16 by Jason Tannahill
North America PR Firms

PR firms are all over the place, but to get a sneak peak at the 10 largest PR firms and a glimpse of their website traffic, take a look at the list below from PR Week. Edelman. The world’s largest PR agency has been around for over sixty years, and it continues pushing boundaries of what the PR industry can do. Edelman’s website traffic ranks 25,731 in the United States, and 61,360 globally. 38% of website visitors come from the U.S., 12.4% from the United Kingdom, 9.6% from India, 6.1% from Nigeria, and 3.1% from Singapore. Waggener Edstrom Communications. WE... Read More >

Zocalo Group Formed & Rubenstein PR, MWW Account Wins & Staff Moves

2015-11-13 by Jason Tannahill
long road

The public relations industry constantly features new shifts and innovations. Companies make moves and shake their businesses up – here’s a few of this weeks’ happenings: Omnicom Moving Zocalo to Critical Mass According to this report, rumblings in the grapevine speculate that media group Omnicom plans to shift the lucrative media relations firm Zocalo Group into digital design shop Critical Mass.  This move will make Critical Mass more of an all inclusive “full service” company, and Ketchum a standalone company with an established successful practice called Ketchum Digital. Omicom made a savvy business move with this decision, as it most... Read More >

Agency News: MWW PR, French/West/Vaughan And Others

2015-11-10 by Jason Tannahill

FWV Named PR Agency of Record for Southern Season Recently, public relations, advertising, and digital marketing agency French/West/Vaughan (FWV) was chosen by Southern Season to be its public relations agency of record. This announcement comes after a competitive review. FWV has locations in Raleigh and Chapel Hill, NC, Charleston, SC, and Richmond, VA. FWV specializes in specialty food and gifts falling under nine distinct departments consisting of 80,000 separate luxury products, not to mention an on-site restaurant and cooking school. FWV branding campaign with Southern Season began in anticipation of the coming holiday season. “For 40 years, Southern Season has... Read More >

MWW PR Group, Tesla, Puder PR and More

2015-11-08 by Jason Tannahill
MWW Logo

  Atkins Nutritional Inc., known for low-carb dietary products, hired MWWPR Group to work closely with the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services while the agencies draft an updated nutritional guideline. In the energy industry, electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors hired 38 North Solutions to lobby for an “energy policy for energy storage and automotive industries.”  In eyeglass prescription, Warby Parker hired Arnold & Porter to comment on the rule review of a doctor’s eye examination - requiring the doctor to provide an eyeglass prescription (if needed) at the end of the examination. A lot... Read More >

MWW PR Denies Jay-Z Is Breaking Free from Tidal

2015-10-30 by Jason Tannahill
Tidal Jay Z

A Swedish website breakit today claimed that entrepreneur  was considering selling Tidal. A number of music websites there picked the news up – although none in English. We learned (using Google translate) that Daniel Roberti of MWW PR who represent Tidal sent an email in response to Breakit’s claim – saying there is nothing happening along those lines at the moment. He claimed it was a completely inaccurate story. Tidal is a music flow service similar to Spotify or Apple Music. Jay-Z purchased Aspiro, a Swedish-Norwegian flow service, in March then combined both Wimp and Tidal together into the current... Read More >

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