Trust in most U.S. institutions rose as populist sentiment grew in a year of change.
She joined the company this week from Percolate, where she was VP of global comms.
PR pros are set for a busy few months as CEOs return from holiday asking their communications teams to prepare proactive plans to address what happens if they get "Trumped".
Peaceful protest or tension-filled chaos?
The firm has also promoted Emily Wilson-Sawyer to EVP, reflecting her role as head of the West Coast consumer practice and lead of the agency's travel and hospitality specialty.
Snapchat has added a search bar that is always accessible to make it easier to find publishers' content, friends, groups, and stories.
The animal-rights group has bought a stake in a major fashion house to stop it from using skins from rare animals.
Brands are checking for the president-elect in their rearview mirror, fearful they may have hit a raw nerve. PR pros explain how L.L. Bean should give a boycott story the boot.
Online shares of ads from Super Bowl 50 dropped 17% from 2015.
Chris Daniels talks to the people behind brand films such as BMW's The Escape and Samsung's A Fighting Chance and identifies the secret sauce that engaged viewers and persuaded them to watch.
The chief strategist of Hillary Clinton's 2016 White House campaign will continue in his role leading Benenson Strategy Group.
PRWeek readers chose Starbucks' Upstanders campaign from a list of 13 must-see brand films from 2016.
Lee Nugent is taking over as Asia-Pacific director as Anne Costello becomes regional chair.
The Senate voted along party lines early Thursday to send a procedural motion to the House of Representatives that would begin the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
The firm is sharing space in the City of Brotherly Love with healthcare media shop CMI.
She will also continue to lead integrated campaigns for consumer and tech clients.
The former JWT CEO says his 'too many Jews' comment was meant to convey his desire to live in a more diverse community.
Airbnb, McDonald's, Nike, and BuzzFeed are testing full-screen ads.
Why she plays the long game to connect the car company with a younger audience.
She has held roles at S&P Global, American Express, and Hill & Knowlton.
The WPP firm also promoted several senior staffers.
The internet is buzzing about the salacious details in an intelligence briefing received by top government officials last week as Donald Trump prepares to hold his first press conference as president-elect on Wednesday.
Golin has pledged to house new interns rent-free in London Zones One or Two for their first month, and offer an interest-free loan for a deposit and first month's rent in the capital.
Accusations of sexism that led to Kevin Roberts leaving his role at ad group Saatchi & Saatchi are "irrelevent" to the CEO of the UK comms agency of which he has now been appointed chair.
Based in Miami, Gil will oversee corporate comms, government relations, community relations, and company-wide initiatives.
Four months after joining the WPP agency as chair of its global corporate and financial practice, Mike Fernandez has a new role: U.S. CEO.
The agency will be rebranded as FWV Fetching and operate as a wholly owned division of French/West/Vaughan.
She has served as the company's interim head of corporate comms and PR since last summer.
Kevin Roberts, who left ad group Saatchi & Saatchi last summer after comments made about gender diversity, has joined UK comms group Beattie as chair.
We asked media and tech experts which innovations should not stay in Vegas.
British Gas felt the wrath of customers on Tuesday morning after marking the one-year anniversary of the death of David Bowie.
Global satellite communications and connectivity giant Inmarsat has appointed Ogilvy Public Relations for a global PR brief following a competitive pitch that included Edelman and Instinctif.
NATO's top comms employee has told PRWeek UK that the organisation needs to get its cyber capabilities up to speed in the face of what she calls Russian "troll factories", which have hundreds of people at work creating online propaganda.
In a career that spanned more than 30 years, Castaldi served in exec roles at Burson-Marsteller, FleishmanHillard, and Hill+Knowlton Strategies.
M Booth's senior leadership team has also been restructured.
The Mexico City native has overseen a budget shift away from TV and toward understanding the consumer journey.
Two first-year attendees from PHD stake out the tech convention to find what's new and what will matter most.
DeViteri started in the newly created role this month.
How Phillips, BMW, Intel, and others made pure entertainment with tangible results.
The war of words between screen legend Meryl Streep and President-elect Donald Trump.
Automakers are using the event to show off mobility technologies, and so are the suppliers and partners who are helping them along the way to self-driving cars.
Can Sean Spicer, incoming White House press secretary and communications director, handle both the podium and the playbook? Experts say it may not matter. Donald Trump is his own communicator-in-chief.
Don't look now, but management consultancies such as Accenture and technology giants like IBM are moving onto the turf of WPP, Omnicom, and Publicis. How long before they're major marketing services players in their own right?
Federal departments will have to show the worth of their communications campaigns to keep their funding and staff during the Trump presidency.
Business development officer is the new hot job in the PR agency world as firms reevaluate what they want from the position.
Communicators don't expect the fake news phenomenon to dissipate anytime soon, so they are considering ways to respond to false articles posted with malicious intent.
Virtual reality may be the flavor of the week, but it has several hurdles to clear before it's a more common part of marketing campaigns.
The end of the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign could be a plus for agencies, at least in terms of the abundance of communications talent on the market.
"The way that policy has been made for a generation in Washington will be done," says one prominent DC-based agency leader.
Despite being the target of verbal attacks from the now-president-elect on the campaign trail, experts say the journalists who cover President Trump will have the same privileges as in previous administrations.
For almost half the country, the narrow victory for Brexit was a portent of doom but, while sterling has fallen to historically low rates - plunging to a 31-year low immediately after the result - predictions of immediate Armageddon now seem far-fetched.
Marketers are using data in many ways, including to hold their agencies accountable, but they run the risk of drowning in numbers if they don't evolve.
And if that doesn't work, take a lesson on consolidation communications from the beer industry.
More--but not all--retailers are closing their doors this Thanksgiving.
Crisis and tech communicators say the response of the South Korean conglomerate to the Galaxy Note 7 crisis was too slow to be effective.