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PR News From Weber Shandwick, Edelman, MWWPR, and More

2017-03-09 by Jason Tannahill
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Egyptian Intelligence – Mukhabarat – Hired Weber Shandwick and Cassidy & Associates Paperwork filed with the Department of Justice late in January showed that the General Intelligence Service in Egypt has put both Weber Shandwick and Cassidy & Associates on their PR payroll. The duties include assisting Egypt in building a strategic partnership with the US by emphasizing their economic development, civil society, and their “leading role in managing regional risks.” The PR companies’ combined pay is about $1.8 million. It’s certainly worth Egypt’s efforts since the US sends their country about $1.3 billion annually in military assistance. But it’s... Read More >

Public Relations News Briefs From Antenna/Beckerman, FleishmanHillard, MWWPR, Weber Shandwick & More…

2017-03-07 by Aaron Sarno
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Antenna, Beckerman, and Eco Branding Joining Forces Beckerman’s family of PR experts includes Antenna, a PR agency specializing in smart tech. Now Antenna is adding a new partner to their integrated efforts in Eco Branding – a creative agency focused on tech, smart cities, clean energy, and advanced mobility. Together, they are the largest full-service smart tech PR agency in North America. FleishmanHillard Promotes Terri Owen to Sr. Partner and SVP as new GM of St. Louis Headquarters Terri Owen was named the new general manager of the FleishmanHillard (FH) US headquarters in St. Louis. The company was founded 70... Read More >

PR News: Mercury, Edelman, Porter Novelli & More

2017-02-27 by Jason Tannahill
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Mercury Gains DC Top Flyer Andrea Bozek might not be a household name, but she’s well-known to Republicans in DC. She’s the only person to ever work communications for both the House and the Senate at such a high level. In the House she was communications director for the National Republican Congressional Committee and in the Senate she oversaw the GOP’s Senate election committee. During that time she helped both the house and the senate obtain a majority. Now, she’s got a new gig back in her hometown of Buffalo, opening a new office for Mercury there and working in... Read More >

Washington Community Issues Marketing RFP

2017-02-13 by Aaron Sarno
Washington Community Issues Marketing RFP

Lewis County Community Trails has issued a marketing RFP. Ride the Willapa (formerly Willapa Hills Trail Fat Tire Ride & Festival) is an annual overnight, family friendly bicycle ride. The second annual event is planned for June 24- 25, 2017 and takes place on the Willapa Hills Trail. Ride the Willapa includes a community festival in Pe Ell and is marketed in conjunction with the 2nd annual Tour de Farms, an agritourism venue showcasing Lewis County farm producers. Cyclists and visitors will start and end their ride at the Chehalis trail head, located at the Veterans Memorial Museum, and are... Read More >

Howard Community College Issues Digital Marketing RFP

2017-02-07 by Richard D. Pace
Howard Community College Issues Digital Marketing RFP

Howard Community College has issued a Digital Marketing RFP.  They seek an agency to assist with the development and implementation of digital marketing strategies and tactics that enhance student enrollment and institutional objectives. Opened in 1970, the College is a publicly funded two-year community college servicing the educational needs of citizens and employers in Howard County, Maryland.  The College attracts 46 percent of Howard County undergraduates who attend public and private two-year and four-year Maryland colleges. In fiscal year 2016, the College served over 30,000 unduplicated credit and noncredit students, who chose from numerous programs of study offered among the... Read More >

PR News From Portland, Edelman, Compass, Weber Shandwick, and KFC

2017-01-24 by Aaron Sarno
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Portland Communications Picks Up Henry Cook as Associate Director Henry Cook, former SpAd and Vote Leave adviser (Brexit) for Michael Gove, has been named as the new associate director for UK PR firm Portland Communications. Cook will be working with Victoria Dean’s unit giving businesses advice relating to the Leave vote opportunities available. The addition of Cook to the company that in the past was pro-New Labour and was founded by Tim Allan, a former aid to Tony Blair while Blair was Prime Minister, could make for changes in policy. Though it may be more of an addition than a... Read More >

Rocky Mountain College Issues Digital RFP

2017-01-14 by Jason Tannahill

The Rocky Mountain College has issued an RFP for the Development and Redesign of the Rocky Mountain College Website. The primary objectives and goals of the website redesign are: Interactive and Engaging Website: To redesign website to include an intuitive, easy-to-use interface that allows students, visitors, and partners to complete their tasks quickly and easily regardless of the device they are using. New site should: Serve the needs of all users by letting them easily find what they are seeking, providing them with access to key services on a 24×7 basis. Promote transparency of College by making it easy to... Read More >

United Nations Lebanon Issues Communications RFP

2016-12-22 by Jason Tannahill
United Nations Lebanon Issues Communications RFP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations' global development network operated in Lebanon via Live Lebanon, one of UNDP Lebanon’s local development projects operated under the Social and Local Development Program. Its primary objective is to bridge local development needs throughout the country with expatriate resources. Live Lebanon has adopted various projects that have been developed through a national call for project proposals. Scope of Work In the framework of the “Live Lebanon” initiative, the Communication expert should achieve the following results: Support the initiative in marketing the projects to be funded and ongoing projects Support in any... Read More >

Observer’s PR Power 50 Firms for 2016 and Insights for the Future

2016-12-20 by Aaron Sarno
Observer’s PR Power 50 Firms for 2016 and Insights for the Future

At the bottom of this article is a chart created from the list of 2016’s Top U.S. PR firms according to The Observer. The chart lists the basic statistics of each of the agencies. But there are also some of the thoughts and observations that were listed in the article for you to ponder. In 2015 there was an obvious overlap happening between PR, social media, advertising, and the like. That increased in 2016 and will probably fully merge over the next couple of years allowing traditional PR and advertising firms to offer both to their client base and do... Read More >

Denver Arts & Venues Issues Branding RFP

2016-12-02 by Richard D. Pace
Denver Arts & Venues Issues Branding RFP

Denver Arts & Venues (“A&V”) is seeking a digital agency for branding and graphic design services. Denver Arts & Venues (A&V) is a division of the City & County of Denver's Department of General Services. A&V’s mission is to amplify Denver’s quality of life and economic vitality through premier public venues, public art collection, and free entertainment events and programs. A&V is responsible for the maintenance, repair, management and operation of the City's theatre, concert, auditorium or arena venues, which include Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Visitor Center and Trading Post, the Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC) to include the Temple Hoyne... Read More >

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