Held at various locations around New York City and online, the inaugural event series will consist of informational and social sessions on the theme of media disruption.
GCI Health is expanding its consumer health specialty, known as Well Living. The firm has promoted Elisia Canna to EVP of health and wellness to lead the group.
Coming off the 2013 merger of Tempur-Pedic and Sealy, the combined bedding provider has named Taylor as its first AOR as one company.
The state of Texas' tourism and trade arm is looking for a firm to launch a campaign to attract travelers from Japan and South Korea.
Twitter to suspend users who post graphic Foley images; Plouffe's goals at Uber: similar to those of 2008 campaign; News, ads could come to Snapchat; Former NFL linebacker says he has ALS during #IceBucketChallenge.
Sarah Richardson, a director at Edelman and former Lord Mayor of Westminster, is to join Centrica Energy in the newly created role of director of public affairs.
Danny Whatmough has left Ketchum to join Weber Shandwick as head of digital across its European consumer practice.
Dentsu Aegis Network has tapped IPG's Belle Lenz as regional communications director for the Americas, effective September 1.
David Plouffe "will be managing all global policy and political activities, communications, and Uber branding efforts," the company's CEO, Travis Kalanick, wrote in a blog post on the hire.
The NFL has upgraded its social media repertoire for the second season of its Together We Make Football campaign, the league's hallmark season-long effort.
McDonald's is highlighting its efforts to work with British and Irish farmers "who care" about the welfare of their livestock and the quality of their produce.
The Omnicom Group firm has promoted Butenhoff to director of Ketchum's global technology business.
A Washington-based think tank has apologised to Amnesty International after telling the campaigning group to "suck it" via its Twitter account this morning.
More clashes in Ferguson, Missouri, as city gets PR agency help; Taylor Swift uses livestreamed event to promote upcoming album; Childhood cancer groups and Empire State Building clash on social media; Aeropostale brings back former chief executive.
Max Clifford's PR firm is to be wound up owing £473,000 to 19 creditors including the taxman, Channel 4 and the Newspaper Licensing Agency, records at Companies House show.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is turning to a tried-and-true formula to campaign against the open carry of firearms in Kroger stores.
Pediatric cancer organizations say the Empire State Building has unfairly shot down their requests to light the landmark gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Meanwhile, the building's management says its employees are being bullied.
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Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP's founder and chief executive, earns nearly 780 times more than his average employee, according to a think tank report.
Rubenstein Public Relations has tapped Marc Weinstein to lead its newly created corporate communications group.
Consumer brands are tying CSR to their back-to-school campaigns, and reaching out to new audiences in the process.
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.
Airlines may be tempted to trumpet their safety records or the general safety of air travel following a number of aviation disasters that have left hundreds of passengers dead.
With Malaysia Airlines contemplating a change of name following two passenger aircraft tragedies close together, PRWeek asks whether a rebrand is the right course.
Companies have moved beyond the support of banner causes, such as breast cancer or heart health, to align with issues that address business challenges.
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.
World Cup sponsors such as Hyundai, Coca-Cola, and Emirates tell PRWeek how they are keeping the ball rolling on soccer sponsorships after the tournament's end.