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Porter Novelli PR News 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.

Long Beach Water Issues Strategic Communication RFP

The Long Beach Water Department (LBWD) invites Consultants to submit Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) for Public Affairs services for various on-call projects. The LBWD desires to enter into multiple on-call agreements to develop a comprehensive roster of available Consultants. Awarded Consultants will be assigned tasks for various projects at the sole discretion of the Long […]

Profile of Porter Novelli

Profile of Porter Novelli

  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 […]

PR News From DKC PR, Porter Novelli, M Booth PR Parent Company And More..

PR News From DKC PR, Porter Novelli, M Booth PR Parent Company And More..

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 […]

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

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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 […]

Mobile RFP Issued By University Of Iowa

Mobile RFP Issued By University Of Iowa

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 […]

News From Golin, Porter Novelli, Stagwell Media, and Huge


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 […]