PR News From Peppercomm, 5W PR & Golin Harris

2020-10-16 by EPR Staff

  Stephen Corsi Named Chief Digital Officer of Peppercomm The leading strategic communications and marketing agency, Peppercomm, hired Stephen Corsi as its Chief Digital Officer as well as Senior Partner. His primary role at the agency is to lead and grow digital marketing communications services that include social media marketing, paid search, web design and development, SEO, video, and creative services. Previous to working at Peppercomm, Corsi provided digital and PR strategy to different financial services, enterprise B2B, and fintech clients, such as Bank of America, McAfee, Blackberry, and plenty of other Fortune 500 companies. Heal Selects 5WPR as Agency... Read More >

News From Bell Pottinger, APCO, Peppercomm, FleishmanHillard, SHIFT, and Ketchum PR

2017-06-19 by EPR Staff
Bell Pottinger PR

James Chapman Joins Bell Pottinger James Chapman is moving to Bell Pottinger on June 26th as a member of their political team. He should fill the spot easily as he used to be both a political editor at the Daily Mail and Brexit secretary David Davis’ chief of staff. Chapman declared that his new employer has very strong business and political teams and he’s excited to be working with them. Bell Pottinger represents clients around the world, and some of their financial ones include St James’s Place, CYBG, and TSB. Ikea signs APCO as AOR for French Connections and More... Read More >

Public Relations News At Peppercomm, MSLGroup, The Holmes Report and More…

2017-02-13 by EPR Staff
peppercomm PR

Peppercomm’s Nicole Morea Voted Vice Chair at Association of Measurement and Evaluations in Communications (AMEC) Nicole Moreo was just named as the Vice Chair for the North American chapter of AMEC. More is Peppercomm’s Director of Research and Insights as well. She has been a member of the AMEC board for two years and was recently voted into the new position by the chapter members. AMEC provides the voice for PR research and measurement as well as a network for sharing best practices about media intelligence, communications research, knowledge, and insights. Moreo said: “I share a passion for business insights... Read More >

Public Relations RFP Issued By Transbay Joint Powers Authority

2017-01-23 by EPR Staff
Public Relations RFP Issued By Transbay Joint Powers Authority

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) has issued an RFP for public relations services from firms with expertise in community outreach and public relations, including website content and social media. The TJPA seeks proposals from qualified firms to assist with TJPA’s public relations efforts as the Transbay Program shifts from construction into the beginning of transit operations. This will include serving as a resource on media issues. The successful candidate, under the direction of the Executive Director and TJPA staff, will be responsible for community outreach to keep the public informed of the cessation of operations at the Temporary Transbay... Read More >

PR News from Ketchum, Peppercomm, Burson-Marsteller, MMGY Global, North 6th Agency, NATIONAL PR, & Ruder Finn

2016-12-26 by EPR Staff
PR News Updates

Former CEO of Ketchum Makes it into PRWeek Hall of Fame David Drobis became part of the Ketchum journey back in 1967, starting as an account executive. PRWeek started their Hall of Fame in 2013, and they brought Drobis and four others into the 4th class of inductees earlier this month. The criteria include those demonstrating dedication and expertise in the communications industry through their entire careers and who even after their careers have ended the industry views as leaders. Drobis said on his acceptance: “We did it with friendship and a collaborative approach that made it more interesting and... Read More >

News from Golin, Peppercomm, The Publicity Agency, Ketchum, and MDC Partners

2016-10-28 by EPR Staff

Golin Signs as AOR for Horizon Organic Horizon Organic, owned by WhiteWave Foods, brought Golin on as their agency of record for PR purposes. Golin will work with Fallon (the ad agency for Horizon) in developing 2017’s holistic strategy as Golin also brings creativity to the strategy and campaigns. WhiteWave’s director of communications, Matthew Hargarten, said: “We have charged Golin with coming up with a PR plan to seize on cultural moments throughout the year to bring the Horizon brand into those relevant conversations. Media is a big part of that, but also social and content will be at play... Read More >

PR News From Singer Associates, Nancy J. Friedman PR, MSLGroup, and Peppercomm

2016-09-27 by EPR Staff
peppercomm PR

Singer Associates Does Town and Company Newspaper – Both in the Standard Richmond, California is a relatively small community and much of the industry there is tied to the large Chevron refinery. About 2013, Chevron and their local PR agency decided to put out a town newspaper featuring positive happenings in the area as well as Chevron-related news and views such as their Chevron Speaks column. Without the paper, Richmond would have to rely solely on Bay Area news since their previous local paper went under more than two decades ago. The online paper is put together entirely by Mike... Read More >

Thomas Walek leaves Peppercomm, IPG Growth, and More…

2016-05-04 by EPR Staff
PR-Digital Newsroom

Thomas Walek leaves Peppercomm Walek, who sold his agency to Peppercomm in 2013, recently announced his departure from the firm and opened a new boutique agency specializing in asset management, fintech, capital markets, and professional services. The new Peak Strategies, based in Manhattan, already has two new clients, global industry representative, Alternative Investment Management Association, and Hathersage, a macro investment management company. Prior to Peppercomm, Walek started his own firm, Walek & Associates based in Boulder, Colorado in 1998 specializing in capital markets, investor relations, and financial services. Before that, he was MD of WeiserWalek in Chicago and the asst.... Read More >

What’s Up in PR this week?

2016-03-28 by EPR Staff
Survey SEO

Sixth Annual Survey Finds Consumers Prefer Ease-of-Use even over Trust The Sixth Annual Makovsky PR /Kelton "Pulse of Online Search" Survey sent to 1,035 Americans ages 18 and older revealed even though the doctor-patient relationship remains paramount to healthcare, patients seek information online to better understand conversations held with healthcare professionals – particularly regarding treatment options. Tom Jones, SVP and Practice Director at Makovsky Health, said, "Online search is an essential part of consumer self-care and health education, but the way in which consumers leverage these resources continues to evolve. In this year's survey, we saw significant shifts in consumer... Read More >

Catching Up on Carnival PR, Hedge Fund PR & Rubenstein

2016-03-10 by EPR Staff
Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival Cruise Lines added a new consumer PR director to their ranks. Robyn Fink previously worked in New York City at Taylor Strategy as one of the vice presidents. At Taylor, she was in charge of accounts for clients such as Lenovo NFL, KT Tape, Capital One, as well as overseeing P&G’s 2015 NFL draft prospects PR styling, Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos for Taco Bell, and launching Mastercard “Priceless” campaign in some cities. Other previous employers during her 15 years in consumer PR include Ketchum, Edelman, and MWW Group, and during that time, she worked with celebrity sponsorships, endorsements,... Read More >

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