The new White House communications director has made an immediate mark in a totally unorthodox way that isn't making anyone think of PR in a more positive light after the Sean Spicer experience.
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci accused colleagues Reince Priebus of paranoia and Steve Bannon of much worse in an interview with The New Yorker.
Italian stationery brand Moleskine has appointed Citizen Relations as its first global PR agency, following a competitive pitch.
After a six-month stint as President Trump's White House press secretary, Sean Spicer is about to be on the market. Would you hire him for a corporate or agency role?
The firm said the revenue drop was attributable to a decline in project-based revenues in North America.
The yogurt brand has also changed the role of CMO Peter McGuinness to chief marketing and commercial officer.
Your need-to-know news for Thursday morning: The CEO of Huntsworth Health has stepped down, Qatar has hired two shops to shape public opinion, and Anthony Scaramucci posted and deleted an eyebrow-raising tweet.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has reappointed Pitch Marketing Group to a wide-ranging PR brief for the UK, Europe and the Middle East, following a competitive pitch.
The CEO of Huntsworth's biggest and fastest-growing unit Huntsworth Health, which includes Nitrogen and Tonic Life, has departed after eight years.
Incumbent Cohn & Wolfe stopped working with the company in March.
Huntsworth CEO Paul Taaffe, the former chairman and CEO of Hill & Knowlton, recalled Osgood as a "powerful figure" in communications.
She is set to join the agency at the end of the month as EVP of Edelman Financial Communications & Capital Markets.
Anthony Scaramucci will need to be less of a show pony and more of a work horse to get the Trump administration's communications on track, according to Don Baer.
Ali Grayeli has joined the Interpublic Group firm to lead its creative strategy in the region.
Huntsworth is back in the black after a strong first half. Longtime comms sector executive Peter Osgood has passed away.
Huntsworth swung into profit in the first half of 2017, with its PR agency Grayling also returning to the black, following a period of restructuring.
The chief executive of the world's largest communications agency responded with a flat out "no." Others were more nuanced when asked if they would hire the former White House press secretary.
The organization found itself at the center of a political firestorm on Monday evening after President Trump addressed its annual Jamboree with a politically charged speech.
Interpublic Group CEO Michael Roth said he expects the holding company's PR firms to rebound.
The holding company as a whole reported an organic revenue increase of 0.4% in the period and year-over-year drops in net and operating income.
And a goofy goodbye to Sean Spicer from Jimmy Fallon.
McConnell was named chief brand officer of Prudential Financial in 2015.
The 2017 Cannes Lions festival earned revenues of £62.9m ($82.0m) for its owner Ascential, despite "slightly reduced" award entry and delegate numbers, the company's half-year results say.
Her firm focuses on connecting brands to female consumers, angel investors to female entrepreneurs, and boards of directors to the female perspective.
The Omnicom Group CEO made the comments on Thursday on an earnings call for the second quarter, in which the PR shops reported a revenue decline.
IBM CMO Michelle Peluso, Boxed CEO Chieh Huang, as well as leaders from Warby Parker, Aflac, and BuzzFeed slated for October 12 event.
Anthony Scaramucci's appointment as White House communications director gave the Trump administration a fresh face on television this weekend, but it didn't stop the president from going on hours-long tweetstorms.
She previously served as deputy press secretary.
The consensus: They're still not impressed with Spicer and are extremely wary of the new hire.
Spicer's short but notable tenure as White House press secretary came to an abrupt end on Friday. From Inauguration Day to Saturday Night Live, here's a timeline of his term.
Spicer reportedly resigned because he disagreed with Trump's choice of Scaramucci for comms director.
Binstadt joined the firm in 1998.
The FTC wants to crack down on influencer marketing but, transparency aside, people increasingly turn to people like themselves when they are seeking information and entertainment.
The former hedge fund manager is said to be in line for the White House communications director job.
The spokesman for President Trump's legal team has stepped down, while a prominent surrogate appears primed to step into the role of White House communications director.
The new agency will specialize in earned media, crisis communications, and social media.
Violent ejections, technology glitches, and scuffles aboard planes don't fly on social media, but a new study suggests online furor has a limited impact.
The holding company reported a 0.3% organic revenue drop for its PR firms in the second quarter.
Publicis' numbers rebounded in the second quarter, while Omnicom's PR segment had a down period in terms of revenue.
Sard Verbinnen overtook Brunswick as the agency that provided comms support on the greatest number of M&A deals globally in the first half of 2017, according to new research.
Start with a brash New Yorker with no formal communications experience. Give him a plum Executive Branch job with a flawed reporting structure. The result: Anthony Scaramucci's bizarre first week at the White House.
Overwhelmed, but grateful: What really happens when a brand turns a random person into a social media celebrity
Tinder did it to Josh Avsec and Michelle Arendas. Wendy's did it to Carter Wilkerson. The three discuss their newfound fame, and how glamorous it has really been (or not).
The Pikachu-catching phenomenon popularized AR and made the technology much more accessible.
Experts see incredible potential for AI as a collaboration tool at agencies. But don't expect every firm to build its own version of Publicis' Marcel.
The cyberattack on WPP raises questions about agencies' role in data protection.
Meet Dini von Mueffling Communications, the Flatiron PR firm with a handful of staffers that turned heads at Cannes for its work on Evan with BBDO.
At the top of the messaging to-do list for midsize and local grocery chains: reconnecting with customers and emphasizing local roots.
News to know for PR pros on Thursday from the South of France, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC.
Drugmakers are increasingly facing blame from regulators, lawmakers, and the public as the list of lawsuits and investigations at the state and local levels grows.
Industry experts say Cannes Lions judges will reward PR campaigns that solve problems or have social justice themes.
The Trump administration has adopted a comms tactic from an old political adversary as it tries to contain the #RussiaGate scandal. DC-based communications pros are skeptical it will work.
The tone has changed dramatically since last year for LGBT rights groups, which are now as focused on opposing the Trump administration's policies as celebrating progress and community.
Whether scared off by rising xenophobia or uncertain market conditions, brands are cutting back on pushes targeting the Hispanic audience in the U.S., according to several firms that specialize in reaching the market.
I watched the latest McDonald's UK campaign video this morning with my mouth open wide enough to accomodate a whole Big Mac.
Snap Inc. had a poor first quarter. It also has the audience, innovation, and elements of personability and privacy that other platforms can't copy.