Hair straightener manufacturer GHD is choosing between six agencies for its consumer PR account, which has been held by Shine Communications for six years.
The 1,000-year anniversary of the founding of Borough Market on the South Bank of the Thames in London has prompted the market to bring in consumer PR agency Tin Man.
Waggener Edstrom (WE) has increased its equity share in Australian comms agency Buchan, as the agency embarks on a global growth plan.
The holding company behind Burson-Marsteller and Hill+Knowlton Strategies has reported disappointing third quarter revenue growth at its PR and public affairs division.
Recent departures from the regional comms team at new-generation taxi service Uber include EMEA head of comms Rachel Channing and EU head of policy Dominick Moxon-Tritsch, PRWeek understands.
Clarity PR has won a three-way pitch from Premier Inn to launch a technology-focused hotel, targeting people aged between 25 and 40.
On behalf of Oxfam and M&S, the London-based PR firm oversaw the launch of a pop-up Halloween shwop shop, where consumers can swap their old clothes for items donated by celebrities.
Goldsmiths, the 236-year-old jewellery business that made the Rugby League Trophy, and David Morris, which has produced jewellery used in James Bond films, have each appointed new PR agencies.
Brands2Life has hired Lydia Howard to join its consumer team as a practice director.
Curzon PR has won the account for the Museum of the Jewish Soldier in WWII, in Latrun, Israel.
Consumers believe the UK's most authentic brands are largely supermarkets and high street shops, according to a study conducted by Cohn & Wolfe.
Samaritans has teamed up with digital agency Jam to launch a free app that people can use to receive alerts when their friends write tweets that suggest they are at risk of suicide.
Taco Bell's website and social media platforms went dark on Tuesday morning as part of a campaign to promote the chain's new mobile app in a way that would make it stand out from rivals.
Ogilvy Public Relations has been retained by Brand USA as its global partner for media relations.
Mark Cater, the former senior Cohn & Wolfe director, is joining consumer PR agency Citizen as EMEA MD with temporary responsibility for its in-flux UK operations.
Keir Simmons, NBC's London-based foreign correspondent, talks to PRWeek about his job and how he relates to PRs.
Nikki Peters has proved herself a natural and enthusiastic networker since joining Stand Agency as its first employee in June 2012.
Fashion designer Elizabeth Emanuel discusses her biggest influences.
A new report identifies the emergence of the chief comms and marketing officer (CCMO) and predicts greater convergence between disciplines.
The PR industry has massive potential in Africa's biggest economy but there is still work to be done, says Nn'emeka Maduegbuna, chairman and CEO, C&F Porter Novelli, Nigeria.
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Several column inches have been devoted to model and TV presenter Kelly Brook in the past few weeks, with the latest story concerning her excluding her ex-boyfriend from her book.
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Scott Beaver has been brought in to oversee UK-headquartered tech PR firm Liberty Communications' US operations as it opens an office in San Francisco, in a bid to develop its Silicon Valley presence.
Lerman has left his role at HTC to join the Facebook comms team as European consumer communications manager.
Exposure has appointed Keir Mather, a former director at ad agency BBH, to oversee its UK business.
Mary Smiddy is joining Tonic Life as global CEO in November, while Tamsin Tierney will assume the role of MD of the agency's Europe operations, four months after the agency's founders were put on gardening leave.
Golin has handed additional responsibilities to Matt Neale, who takes up joint leadership of the agency's New York office, and Bibi Hilton, who becomes MD of Golin London.
FleishmanHillard has appointed Dave Bennett in the new role of head of its brand marketing practice.