Vocus and Cision, two PR tech software providers which private equity firm GTCR is bringing together to form a global PR cloud company, will acquire social media analytics platform Visible Technologies.
The renewed contract with Ketchum is for one year.
CyberLink picked Diffusion based on its understanding of its business needs, as well as creativity and chemistry with the in-house team.
M&C Saatchi has reported a 17 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £8.5m for the half-year to 30 June compared with the same period last year.
FTI MD Simon Elliott has been hired by Hume Brophy to lead its new international corporate practice.
The agency started working on the account on August 1. Brookstone did not issue an RFP for its PR business, and the company was not working with an agency immediately prior to bringing on Blue Wolf.
Coyne is working to further enhance and strengthen Columbia Business School's brand positioning, "At the Very Center of Business," which launched last year.
Marketing services holding company The CHR Group has acquired communications firm Trylon SMR as part of a strategy to build its technology PR practice.
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 has partnered with specialist employee engagement agency ENGAGE to launch a new offer.
If you are an avid China observer and are planning to follow the World Economic Forum's meeting in Tianjin next week then the chances are that most of those tweets will receive will come from a young team of reporters from Ogilvy PR
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.
The research, which was conducted in partnership with MDC Partners, asked MuckRack's community of journalists a series of online questions to understand members of the media and how they like to find and be pitched stories.
Michelman will lead RLM Finsbury's San Francisco office, which is expected to launch in a few weeks.
MSLGroup began work on the 16-month contract on September 1. It is TruGreen's first PR agency partner in the US.
The second group of inductees to the PRWeek Hall of Fame will be honored at a dinner in New York City on December 8.
Global software company Progress Software has awarded Racepoint Global its European hub and UK market PR programme following a five-way pitch.
North America contributed $190.6 million in revenue in the second quarter and $361.4 million in the first half of the year, up 5.3% organically for the quarter and 4.5% for the six-month period.
Twitter has rolled out an analytics tool called the tweet activity dashboard, aimed at helping the social network's users learn more about the impact of their tweets.
Pernod Ricard USA has appointed Ketchum's Sports & Entertainment division as its first entertainment marketing AOR.
The PR industry in China is under pressure to clean up after police arrested two agency heads and eight journalists on charges of extortion in Shanghai. They include the CEOs of Shanghai-based PR firm Roya Investment Services and Shenzhen-based Nukirin
PR agencies are calling Wikipedia's compliance framework a good first step. Now the real work begins.
The announcement comes a day after the government revealed a major security breach.
PR agency chiefs inside and outside what would have been Publicis Omnicom Group are getting on with business as usual after the merger's collapse.
Virgin Galactic is probably on every PR agency's dream assignment list, but previous delays to Richard Branson's space venture suggest it may not be a complete blast.