NYPR has been appointed to handle media relations for the launch of The Selfy Stick.
Lansons' associate director Beth Murray has left the corporate world to head up comms at the crime prevention charity Only Connect.
Gemma Moroney has joined Mischief as its new planning director.
Threepipe has been appointed by Parkrun, a not-for-profit body that organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs, to develop and articulate the brand and engage with potential new partners.
Bell Pottinger has strengthened its senior team following account wins including precious metals refiner Kaloti, Savola Group and Abu Dhabi Airports.
Threepipe has made two appointments to boost its social media offering, with Sam Van Tilburgh joining as social media director and Justin Schwartz as account manager.
The Good Relations Group has developed a tool that identifies the top brands, as rated by consumers, including Cadbury, John Lewis and Aldi.
Cashpoint users in Tooting got more than they bargained for when a cash machine set up by Betfair starting giving away free money.
Dr Linda Papadopoulos is joining dating website eHarmony as its UK media spokesperson.
As Scottish voters take to the polls today, new research suggests the 'Yes' campaign, win or lose, has dominated the argument on social media.
US-based Valspar paint has appointed Clarion Communications ahead of the national rollout of its products in all B&Q stores in 2015.
Dragon Associates has appointed Dan Bridgett as its new managing director in its London office.
Toy manufacturer Mattel has denied claims that one of its talking Barbie dolls swears
Short-term lender Wonga has appointed Tulchan to handle its corporate comms, taking over from Maitland with immediate effect.
Proto-col, a British collagen skincare brand, has appointed AD Publicity as its retained consumer PR agency.
Stephanie Lvovich, most recently global chair of the food and consumer products practice at APCO Worldwide, was named global chair of Edelman's public affairs practice. She starts next month.
As Alibaba executives go city to city as part of a 10-day roadshow, the pressure is on. Despite a bevy of new interactive media tools, roadshows are still a critical communications strategy for companies going public.
Media stocks surge as Chinese President announced plans to merge media into 'strong, influential and credible' groups. But what does this mean for the PR industry?
The CPG giant is making plans to rid itself of more than half its brands. While it does so, it must push a message of innovation and cost savings, say experts.
The spread of Ebola in West Africa has posed comms challenges in the region, where the focus is on containing the outbreak by educating those affected, and in the UK, where reassurance is more the order of the day.
With Malaysia Airlines contemplating a change of name following two passenger aircraft tragedies close together, PRWeek asks whether a rebrand is the right course.
Don't expect press releases to cease to exist anytime soon. But look for them to evolve rather than die out.
Lego's reaction to Greenpeace's PR attack on its partnership with oil company Shell provides a case study of how a company should, or should not, react when it is targeted as a corollary in a protest campaign.
The two global fast food chains scramble to assure Chinese customers after a TV sting report accuses supplier of processing expired meat. What can these MNCs do to win back consumer trust in the wake of the latest scandal to hit their credibility?
The airline's decision to go to social media first with what little information it had is a sign of the times and an "appropriate" tactic, say crisis comms experts.
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Kenya is looking for a global PR agency to help turn around a decline in the number of tourists and investors coming to the country following assaults by Islamist militias.
The multibillion-pound company pension safety net launched by the government nearly ten years ago is hunting for external PR support for the first time.
Agency assistance is being sought to promote Portsmouth International Port, with the work potentially worth up to £750,000 over five years.
One of the 'big six' energy firms has begun approaching PR agencies to gauge their interest in pitching for consumer-led work currently held by 3 Monkeys and Tangerine PR.
Edelman's hold on its Starbucks relationship across Europe has weakened after the global coffee giant shifted work in both the UK and France to new agencies.
Edelman, the world's biggest PR network, has today bought all the shares of ELAN, France's biggest independent communications consultancy, in a bid to break into the top three agencies in the country.
Florentia Village, China's first luxury designer outlet has appointed Golin as their communications agency of choice, tasked with both consumer and corporate communication
Powerscourt is handling comms for the Bank of Cyprus, which last week secured a major funding boost following a disastrous year.
MSLGroup has hired former Weber Shandwick digital chief James Warren in an EMEA-wide role as the agency labels digital "a top priority".