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News From Jared Kushner, 5WPR, Finn Partners, Weber Shandwick, Ketchum, Golin

2017-04-12 by Jason Tannahill
Jared Kushner Hires Josh Raffel Away From Blumhouse Productions

Jared Kushner Hires Josh Raffel Away From Blumhouse Productions Josh Raffel has been working as the PR chief at Blumhouse, a production company that produced movies such as The Purge, Insidious, and Paranormal Activity. Raffel also has extensive experience working for Matt Hiltzik at Hiltzik Strategies in his public affairs efforts. Hiltzik’s agency helped in the US Senate race of Hillary Clinton. Ivanka’s husband and White House senior advisor Jared Kushner hired Raffel to help Steve Mnuchin in the Office of American Innovation at the White House. Some have referred to the OAI as a political Suicide Squad operation, or... Read More >

University of Colorado Colorado Springs Seeks Marketing Agency

2017-04-09 by Aaron Sarno
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Seeks Marketing Agency

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is seeking proposals from qualified marketing agencies for branding strategy and messaging, as well as ongoing services in support of the university’s marketing efforts to increase student enrollment, community awareness, and brand recognition. UCCS is one of four campuses within the University of Colorado System. It has become the fastest growing university in the CU System and a burgeoning regional academic and research powerhouse. Established in 1965, UCCS has transformed from a small commuter-based campus of 1,670 students to a full-fledged collegiate hub with enrollment of approximately 12,000 undergraduate, graduate and online students.... Read More >

PR News From Bell Pottinger, Finn, Mercury Public Affairs & Weber Shandwick

2017-03-29 by Jason Tannahill
Bell Pottinger PR

Bell Pottinger Helped Guptas with ‘White Monopoly Capital’ PR Zuma, the Guptas, and Bell Pottinger are reportedly in the middle of an orchestrated PR stunt to draw attention from state capture. Purportedly, senior staff member of the PR firm left the company when objections were raised about accepting the Gupta contract. After that, an aggressive course of action was determined to allege ‘white monopoly capital’ conspiracies through fake bloggers, media outlets, and social media accounts. All in an effort to divert attention from the Nhlanhla nene disaster associated with the Guptas and Zuma. The Guptas contracted with Bell Pottinger at... Read More >

Palmdale, California Issues Marketing RFP

2017-03-27 by Richard D. Pace
Palmdale, California Issues Marketing RFP

Palmdale, California is seeking an agency to develop a marketing strategy plan. They seek a firm with experience in public sector marketing strategy services to develop a marketing strategy plan that improves community awareness of services provided by the City. The City of Palmdale provides a variety of public services that serve community needs. Commonly used marketing methods include: social media outlets, local newspaper, Palmdale Magazine (City produced), local radio, direct mail, local television, City-run television station, email, billboards, public transportation, street banners, City-administered websites and grassroots distribution of advertising materials. Scope of Work The Plan to be developed should... Read More >

Riverside County Transportation Commission Issues Marketing RFP

2017-03-24 by Aaron Sarno
Riverside County Transportation Commission Issues Marketing RFP

The Riverside County Transportation Commission has issued a marketing RFP. The Riverside County Transportation Commission is responsible for: 1) coordinating state highway planning; 2) adopting regional Short Range Transit Plans; 3) coordinating transit services; 4) allocating Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds; and 5) coordinating county highway and transit plans with regional and state agencies. The Commission is also the principal agency in Riverside County managing the Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (SAFE), the Congestion Management Program, and the Measure A half-cent sales tax for transportation. The Commission participates in the ongoing funding and governance of the Southern California Regional Rail... Read More >

News From Weber Shandwick, Global Strategy Group, 5WPR & French/West/Vaughan

2017-03-23 by Aaron Sarno
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Conscious Crowdsourcing Report Released by Weber Shandwick The recently released Conscious Crowdsourcing report is the fourth report in a group of five researched and presented (or to be presented) by Weber Shandwick (WS). All five reports are part of their Innovation Trends Report series. The current report sheds light on how organizations can make an impact by engaging, equipping, and empowering those with the power to make changes in our society such as researchers, global citizens, and policy makers. The series of reports is focused on building awareness and dialog relating to the increasing Solution Economy. The report yet to... Read More >

Texas College Issues Advertising RFP

2017-03-20 by Richard D. Pace
lamar institute of technology - college public relations rfp

Lamar Institute of Technology is issuing an advertising RFP. An education center, Lamar Institute of Technology traces its roots back to March 8, 1923, when the South Park School District in Beaumont authorized its superintendent to proceed with plans to open a “junior college of the first class.” On Sept. 17, 1923, South Park Junior College opened with 125 students and a faculty of 14. In 1932, separate facilities were provided, and the name of the institution was changed to Lamar College, to honor Mirabeau B. Lamar, second president of the Republic of Texas and the “Father of Education” in... Read More >

Public Relations News From Berk Communications, Feintuch, Finn Partners and More..

2017-03-17 by Aaron Sarno
Berk Communications

Berk Communications Adds Marisa Carstens as SVP Marisa Carstens just joined Berk Communications in New York as a Sr. Vice President working with strategy, client service functions, and portfolio growth with their travel, tech, and consumer clients. Berk is a boutique PR agency offering full-service efforts in sports, lifestyle, travel, event planning, and entertainment sectors. Previously, Carstens was in charge of the consumer practice for Text100, as well as in other leadership positions at American Express in their Corporate Communications division, and Harrison Shriftman working with lifestyle, hospitality, beauty, real estate, and food and beverage clients. Feintuch Communications Now PR... Read More >

Public Relations News From Coyne, PadillaCRT, Weber Shandwick, & Feintuch Communications

2017-03-15 by Richard D. Pace
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Coyne PR signs with Midea as their US PR Agency of Record The Chinese-headquartered Midea, with over 100K employees and locations in more than 200 countries, just hired Coyne Public Relations as their first US PR representation. Coyne will be working to increase the brand’s presence among industry stakeholders and key media outlets in the US. Midea offers products in air treatment, laundry, kitchen appliances, floor care, lighting, refrigeration, large cooking appliances, and water appliances. They are a Fortune 500 company founded in 1968, though they are relatively new in the states. Coyne already did some work for Midea earlier... Read More >

Maryland County Seeking PR Firm

2017-03-14 by Richard D. Pace
Maryland County Seeking PR Firm

Anne Arundel County, Maryland is soliciting proposals from qualified companies to provide public relations products and services to governmental entities, with a preferred focus on Departments of Public Works. Scope of Work to be Performed Services to be Procured: Anne Arundel County, Maryland (the “County”) is seeking the services of an outside consultant/firm to work with the Department of Public Works (DPW) Customer Relations Unit to design a public relations campaign with short and long-term outreach strategies, and materials that will enable DPW to better communicate with its customers - all property owners, residents, and their families in Anne Arundel... Read More >

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