Bill Novelli and Jack Porter brought the Porter Novelli PR company to life in 1972, with a quest to open people’s minds and eyes with a company that puts communications first. Working with some of the world’s biggest brands, Porter Novelli took a unique approach to the public relations world, looking for ways to […]
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Porter Novelli is a multinational firm and is part of Omnicom Group. Their headquarters are in New York City, and they have 100 offices in 60 countries. Some of their largest clients include Bayer, LinkedIn, Timberland, P&G, T-Mobile, McDonald’s, Johnson and Johnson, Danon, UPS, Pfizer, and Dow Chemical. Before the internet was in full swing, they were among other pioneers to use social marketing – usually related to campaigns letting people know about health issues, such as anti-smoking campaigns.
They were founded in 1972. The founders, William D. Novelli and Jack Porter, worked together in the Peace Corps before starting their firm. Their CEO and Sr. Partner, Karen Van Bergen has extensive agency and client experience from 30-years work in public affairs, communications, and marketing. Firm specialties include global health and wellness, food, drinks and nutrition, global technology, public affairs, corporate reputation, multicultural, and social marketing.
April emerges as an exciting month for the PR industry, as numerous communications companies release statements about business growth and brand development. Here’s some PR news. Visit Florida Partners with DKC Public Relations: The official state tourism marketing group “Visit Florida” recently announced their decision to partner with DKC PR. DKC will act as the […]
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 […]
Bonita Springs, Florida has issued an RFP for a company to design a New City Website/Create a City App. PR News For You: University of California Riverside Seeks Brand Re-positioning and Visu… Help Eliminate Auto Theft (H.E.A.T.) Issues Advertising RFP City of West Hollywood Seeks PR Firm For AIDS Project Arkansas To Pay $350K To […]
BWR Loses Talent Leaders to Start Own Company Called Imprint PR Both Nicole Perna and Melissa, formerly of Baker Winokur Ryder (BWR) left their jobs in the talent section to start a PR firm – Imprint PR. Several clients have also left BWR in this move including Anna Faris, Mila Kunis, Gal Gadot, and Chloe […]
University of Iowa is seeking an agency to do Mobile Application Design and Development. The University of Iowa solicits proposals for development of a mobile application based on a mobile application concept that provides short and long term benefits to users as they capture and document pregnancy milestones and the developmental progress of their child […]
Florida Tourism Industry Marketing Corporation has issued an RFP for Brand Creative Agency and Production Services. PR News For You: Fulton County Issues Marketing and Branding RFP Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking Issues Marketing RFP Medical Digital Agency RFP Issued For MedQuarter RI Commerce Corporation, Business Attraction PR Agency Buffalo Waterfront Website Development and […]
PR Industry Leader Al Golin Dead at 87 Back in the early days of McDonald’s’ and Al Golin (1957), Mr. Golin pitched to Ray Kroc selling him on how much less expensive it was to get positive stories in the paper about his restaurants than to buy advertising. With that argument, Golin started bringing in $500 […]
Metro, a metropolitan service district of the State of Oregon and the Metro Charter seeks a communications and marketing firm, particularly focused on the Latino market. PR News For You: Peninsula Clean Energy Issues Design RFP Commonwealth of Virginia Issues Branding, Media Marketing RFP Jack Hayford, Jay Sekulow, and David Cerullo At NRB Convention Awards […]
Centennial Park District in Atlanta is seeking a PR firm. They seek to: Distinguish the Centennial Park District as Atlanta’s premier entertainment district Influence positive perceptions about the Centennial Park District brand and asset Drive increased visitation and length of stay within the District among metro residents PR News For You: 10 Killer Promotions from […]