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Charles McDonald, the veteran film publicist, is to step down as joint CEO of entertainment specialist Premier PR at the end of October. He will work for a number of clients independently.

Good Relations has signed issues management specialist Jerry Minihane as an associate director. He joins from the same role at Ruder Finn and previously worked in-house as media spokesperson for the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.

Visit London has kicked off its search for a location to house the media centre for non-accredited journalists at the London Olympics.

Together, the UK's biggest climate campaign, has hired Sputnik Communications to launch its autumn insulation campaign following a three-way pitch.

Ptarmigan has been appointed to handle PR for international sportswear manufacturer Prostar. The agency will support the firm's expansion into sports other than football, including rugby union and hockey.

Capitalize has landed a brief with the Motor Sports Association. It will launch a PR campaign to support the association's 'Let's Go Karting' initiative, designed to encourage children to try the activity.

issue Break PRWeek will take its annual summer holiday on 22 August but returns to the newsstand on 29 August.

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