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5 of PR's leading women on what a female presidential nominee means to them

5 of PR's leading women on what a female presidential nominee means to them

PRWeek asked five of the top women executives in PR how they feel about the Democratic Party picking a woman, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as its standard bearer.

Univision Communications' Mónica Talán to depart for education startup

Univision Communications' Mónica Talán to depart for education startup

Talán will leave Univision next month after eight years to join startup PreK12 Plaza.

Sears Holdings focuses on employee comms after Kmart liquidation reports

Sears Holdings focuses on employee comms after Kmart liquidation reports

The owner of Kmart is focusing on internal comms and its efforts to revitalize the retail chain following reports of a shut down.

RebelMouse founder Paul Berry on going from free to b-to-b

RebelMouse founder Paul Berry on going from free to b-to-b

"It became increasingly obvious we wouldn't become a consumer-based, ad-supported company," the former Huffington Post chief technology officer told PRWeek.

Avocados From Mexico hires Weber Shandwick to raise its foodservice profile

Avocados From Mexico hires Weber Shandwick to raise its foodservice profile

Ketchum was Avocados From Mexico's previous foodservice advertising and PR AOR.

U.S. Travel uses Democratic and Republican conventions to promote travel industry

U.S. Travel uses Democratic and Republican conventions to promote travel industry

U.S. Travel Association is running an ad campaign throughout the presidential election to show the positive economic impact of travel.

Rubenstein wins two corporate accounts

The New York-based firm said it won the accounts of Calamos Investments and Nardello & Co.

NBA moves 2017 All-Star Game due to anti-LGBT law

NBA moves 2017 All-Star Game due to anti-LGBT law

The NBA's decision follows the trend of corporate America taking a stand on social issues.

Weber CEO: IPG PR firms maintain Q1 growth in Q2

Weber CEO: IPG PR firms maintain Q1 growth in Q2

Interpublic's CMG unit, which includes most of its PR firms, reported 2.8% organic year-over-year revenue growth in Q2 2016, to $369.4 million - Weber's Andy Polansky says organic growth at his firm was in high single digits.

Uber drivers guild launches tipping campaign

Uber drivers guild launches tipping campaign

The Independent Drivers Guild is launching a social media campaign and online petition in August to gain public support for an Uber in-app tipping option.

Steinreich acquires fashion PR agency

Steinreich acquires fashion PR agency

Kenwerks is the third agency Steinreich Communications Group has acquired in the past 12 months.

Watch: Milk Life campaign shows how milk and mother's love makes an Olympian

Watch: Milk Life campaign shows how milk and mother's love makes an Olympian

The 30-second ad shows how milk and her mother helped swimmer Caitlin Leverenz get to the Olympics.

SoftBank brings Finsbury on board ahead of £24.3bn ARM acquisition

SoftBank brings Finsbury on board ahead of £24.3bn ARM acquisition

Japanese technology giant SoftBank has hired Finsbury to provide comms support for its £24.3bn ($32.2bn) acquisition of UK tech company ARM Holdings.

Weber Shandwick veteran Jye Smith joins PwC

Weber Shandwick veteran Jye Smith joins PwC

The former Weber Shandwick top-level digital executive is moving to PricewaterhouseCoopers in a digital leadership role.

CEO Q&A: How Fathom Events works with the U.S.'s three biggest theater chains

CEO Q&A: How Fathom Events works with the U.S.'s three biggest theater chains

Fathom Events' CEO engages Sean Czarnecki on the future of interactive cinema and new business models

AMO re-enters Germany with new partner Deekeling Arndt Advisors

AMO re-enters Germany with new partner Deekeling Arndt Advisors

The partnership also includes Abernathy MacGregor in the U.S., Maitland in the U.K., and National Public Relations in Canada.

Burson-Marsteller adds MDs Chris Gee, Helen Nowicka in New York

Gee is working within the U.S. corporate and financial practice, while Nowicka is a part of the firm's brand marketing unit.

Anheuser-Busch InBev brings on FleishmanHillard for corporate reputation

Anheuser-Busch InBev brings on FleishmanHillard for corporate reputation

The Omnicom Group firm is replacing 3PM, made up of staffers from Interpublic Group's Weber Shandwick and PMK-BNC, handling the brewer's corporate reputation work.

LG sticks with WPP's LG-One for global corp comms work

LG sticks with WPP's LG-One for global corp comms work

The group is made up of staffers from Ogilvy PR and Hill+Knowlton Strategies.

Chipotle CMO Mark Crumpacker arraigned on cocaine possession charges

Chipotle CMO Mark Crumpacker arraigned on cocaine possession charges

Crumpacker allegedly bought cocaine on seven occasions between January and June this year, according to indictment documents.

Analysis

Communicating a comeback: Cleveland institutions bask in convention spotlight

Communicating a comeback: Cleveland institutions bask in convention spotlight

Organizations including the Cleveland Clinic and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame are taking advantage of an influx of influential visitors to tell their stories, and that of their host city, while trying to stay above the political fray.

Power to the players: The Players' Tribune gives athletes a new media relations move

Power to the players: The Players' Tribune gives athletes a new media relations move

Kevin Durant's bombshell decision pushed the NBA's center of gravity even further to the west and highlighted athletes' evolving relationship with the media.

Sustaining Pride: How brands' approach to LGBT comms has changed and what's next

Sustaining Pride: How brands' approach to LGBT comms has changed and what's next

The devastating mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando only made some brands' support for the LGBT community louder and prouder this month. Yet experts say many companies still have a ways to go.

Brands let health authorities take the lead on Zika communications

Brands let health authorities take the lead on Zika communications

Brands and Olympic organizations are taking their cues from health officials when talking about the Zika virus. That's exactly what they should be doing, say experts.

'Startup nation:' Financial comms experts see opportunity in going out on their own

'Startup nation:' Financial comms experts see opportunity in going out on their own

A number of well-known financial PR experts have recently left established firms to start their own shops. Why now? Technology is changing communications, and it's easier than ever to launch a company.

CEO Q&A

Fathom Events' CEO John Rubey discusses the future of interactive cinema and new business models

Fathom Events' CEO John Rubey discusses the future of interactive cinema and new business models

But the more digital our lives become, the more people crave analog experiences. And that's what we're offering: an experience where you're standing or sitting with [people] as passionate as you are, and in that shared passion, your energy level rises.

International Drone Racing Association takes the 'multi-reality sport' global

International Drone Racing Association takes the 'multi-reality sport' global

IDRA CEO Sahand Barati tells Sean Czarnecki how he's propelling the sport of drone racing to heady heights from a standing start

CEO Q&A: Toby Cosgrove on running the Cleveland Clinic and community comms

CEO Q&A: Toby Cosgrove on running the Cleveland Clinic and community comms

Cleveland Clinic's CEO tells Alison Kanski how he keeps the hospital on top of its game and educates the community it serves.

Holding company CEOs: Momentum, integration drive PR forward

Holding company CEOs: Momentum, integration drive PR forward

The CEOs of the world's largest­ holding companies credit integration for 2015's success stories.

CEO Q&A: Independent Petroleum Association of America

CEO Q&A: Independent Petroleum Association of America

IPAA president and CEO Barry Russell speaks to Dipka Bhambhani about low energy prices, comms strategy, and the fight to frack