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Ford alum Scott Monty launches consultancy Brain+Trust Partners

Ford alum Scott Monty launches consultancy Brain+Trust Partners

The consultancy, led by Monty as CEO, is focusing on counseling executives in Fortune 500 or 1,000 companies

Revealed: the secret of influencer partnership success, by Snapchat star Shonduras

Revealed: the secret of influencer partnership success, by Snapchat star Shonduras

Influencers and brands need to work to make the brand "the life of the party" when they collaborate, Snapchat star Shonduras advised attendees at a Hill+Knowlton Strategies conference yesterday.

Breakfast Briefing: The 7 stories PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 9.21.2016

Breakfast Briefing: The 7 stories PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 9.21.2016

Hotwire moves into Latin America; Nick Denton sounds off on web journalism.

Nick Denton: 'The internet is like Somalia, filled with warring clans'

Nick Denton: 'The internet is like Somalia, filled with warring clans'

The Gawker Media founder described how the web reinforces people's pre-existing notions at Percolate's Transition Conference in New York on Tuesday afternoon.

Search 'more powerful than social', says Sir Martin Sorrell

Search 'more powerful than social', says Sir Martin Sorrell

Speaking at a Hill+Knowlton Strategies conference this morning (21 September), WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell said that of the network's £57.8bn annual client media spend, its biggest investment was in Google, as search was more powerful than social.

Martin Sorrell will join Twitter - on one condition

Martin Sorrell will join Twitter - on one condition

In an interview at Dmexco, the WPP chief and Twitter holdout "shudders" at the idea of having his own feed, but leaves the door open.

Meet the C-suite courtesy of PRWeek

Meet the C-suite courtesy of PRWeek

PRWeek's annual conference in NYC is set to be the best yet - don't miss the chance to learn from the man who discovered Taylor Swift, the leader of an $8 billion healthcare system, and the CEO of the original girl power organization.

Vice's Shane Smith predicts Snapchat ad boom in talk with Martin Sorrell

Vice's Shane Smith predicts Snapchat ad boom in talk with Martin Sorrell

Snapchat stands to win big from an advertising industry desperate for an alternative to the "duopoly" of Facebook and Google, Vice Media chief executive Shane Smith said.

MDC hires Cheil's Lotta Malm Hallqvist as first Europe MD and CMO

MDC hires Cheil's Lotta Malm Hallqvist as first Europe MD and CMO

MDC Partners has appointed Lotta Malm Hallqvist as its first managing director and chief marketing officer for Europe.

FTI Consulting formalises global affiliate network, extending reach to 100 countries

FTI Consulting formalises global affiliate network, extending reach to 100 countries

FTI Consulting has formalised the global network of affiliate agencies for its Strategic Communications arm, with 'Gold' and 'Silver' status being offered to affiliates.

Bully Pulpit Interactive acquires The Incite Agency

Bully Pulpit Interactive acquires The Incite Agency

The Incite Agency will add communications services to Bully Pulpit Interactive's specialty in advertising and campaigns.

Italian PR firm SEC takes majority stake in Newington Communications

Italian PR firm SEC takes majority stake in Newington Communications

SEC, the Italian PR firm that listed in London in July, has taken a 60 per cent stake in Newington Communications, the UK public affairs agency previously known as Bellenden.

Teneo unites UK operations under new Teneo Blue Rubicon name

Teneo unites UK operations under new Teneo Blue Rubicon name

Teneo has combined its entire UK operations, including Blue Rubicon, into one business under the new name Teneo Blue Rubicon.

Soledad O'Brien discusses media, race, and Starfish Media Group

Soledad O'Brien discusses media, race, and Starfish Media Group

Media star Soledad O'Brien stepped out of the spotlight of national cable TV to work on content projects relating to social issues. Sean Czarnecki finds out about her new life as a contractor.

Edelman signs 'exclusive affiliate' deal with Turkey's Unite Communications

Edelman signs 'exclusive affiliate' deal with Turkey's Unite Communications

Edelman has signed an agreement with Istanbul's Unite Communications to be its "exclusive affiliate" in Turkey, casting doubt on the global network's ongoing relationship with its former wholly-owned agency in the country.

Hearst's Snapchat channel Sweet brings on Moxie as PR AOR

Hearst's Snapchat channel Sweet brings on Moxie as PR AOR

Sweet is the first publication created entirely for Snapchat Discover.

Fox Sports veteran Chris Bellitti gets in WWE's corner as comms SVP

Fox Sports veteran Chris Bellitti gets in WWE's corner as comms SVP

He will report to Brian Flinn, EVP of marketing and communications.

Creston plays down Brexit impact as it reports 'positive' trading

Creston plays down Brexit impact as it reports 'positive' trading

Marcoms group Creston has reported "positive" trading in recent months, saying "uncertainty" in client budgets caused by the EU referendum has been largely offset by new business.

How PR extraordinaire Shep Gordon made Alice Cooper great again

How PR extraordinaire Shep Gordon made Alice Cooper great again

Gordon chats with PRWeek about Cooper's presidential campaigns and how he helped make the rock star a household name.

Watch: Jaguar and Centerparcs among brands setting Guinness World Records

Watch: Jaguar and Centerparcs among brands setting Guinness World Records

Culture Liverpool, LG Electronics, Centerparcs and Jaguar are among the 40 brands celebrated in the 62nd edition of the Guinness World Records (GWR).

Journalist Q&As

NPR's Kelly McEvers on creating long-form podcasting with emotional impact

NPR's Kelly McEvers on creating long-form podcasting with emotional impact

Kelly McEvers, co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, tells Sean Czarnecki about her podcast project, Embedded.

Inside investigative journalism with ProPublica managing editor Robin Fields

Inside investigative journalism with ProPublica managing editor Robin Fields

ProPublica made headlines last December with its high-profile "An Unbelievable Story of Rape" collaboration with The Marshall Project. Sean Czarnecki talks investigative journalism with the nonprofit's managing editor Robin Fields

Gawker's Alex Pareene on the site's political shift, Hulk Hogan, new media

Gawker's Alex Pareene on the site's political shift, Hulk Hogan, new media

Gawker's newly minted editor-in-chief Alex Pareene details the outlet's unique approach to covering the presidential campaign and editorial changes he has implemented since joining.

After stripping out nudes, Playboy says readers will stay for the articles

After stripping out nudes, Playboy says readers will stay for the articles

Editor-in-chief Jason Buhrmester talks to Dipka Bhambhani about the decision to cover up its models and where the iconic magazine goes from here.

Fox News' Martha MacCallum: Trump's campaign 'turning the model on its head'

Fox News' Martha MacCallum: Trump's campaign 'turning the model on its head'

The Fox News co-anchor talks to Laura Nichols about how Donald Trump is making the race for the White House essential viewing and how she leverages Twitter.

The Tablet tackles eclectic mix of topics from Anne Frank manga to life in Miami

The Tablet tackles eclectic mix of topics from Anne Frank manga to life in Miami

Alana Newhouse, editor-in-chief of the Tablet, talks about launching the brand's first print edition and the vital, undeniable role that long form plays.

For medicine & science coverage, news site Stat may be just what the doctor ordered

For medicine & science coverage, news site Stat may be just what the doctor ordered

Rick Berke, executive editor of Stat, speaks to Laura Nichols about the title's strategy to make health medicine and life science content compelling and deliver this news to a general audience

How decades-old Yoga Journal exploded onto digital after 40 years in print

How decades-old Yoga Journal exploded onto digital after 40 years in print

Carin Gorrell, editor-in-chief of Yoga Journal, speaks to Megan Costello about the brand's strategy to engage new enthusiasts and how it leverages digital to reach different demographics

ESPN's redesign reflects changing consumer habits

ESPN's redesign reflects changing consumer habits

Chad Millman, editor-in-chief of ESPN, speaks to Kathleen Treganowan about the sports media outlet's Web redesign and its efforts to cultivate a captive audience in a crowded market

The challenges and privileges of being a White House Correspondent

The challenges and privileges of being a White House Correspondent

Bloomberg's Margaret Talev talks to Laura Nichols about life on board Air Force One and how reporting from Inside the Beltway has changed due to the explosion of social media