Witter joins Hilton from the banking industry, where he worked with Capital One, Morgan Stanley, and Wachovia.
Concerns about ads appearing next to inappropriate content on YouTube and Facebook's woes around fake news highlight the fact that, while tech is a prime driver of modern marketing and communications, machines are not perfect yet.
Minneapolis-based space150 is using the technology to weed out applicants with questions like "How would a dog wear pants?"
Twitter is considering a paid, premium service aimed at businesses and power users as it searches for revenue growth in the face of stagnating user numbers.
Twitter is surveying users about what they'd like to see in a paid-for version of TweetDeck.
M Booth is responsible for the company's earned media, social media, events, and thought leadership efforts.
Not just pet and animal brands are getting in on the fuzziness. Sports teams, government agencies, and even the country of Canada are all posting their best puppy content and asking people to share their puppy pictures.
Panasonic's relationship with incumbent Cohn & Wolfe on its mobility business officially ends on April 1.
The agency, which specializes in healthcare and public affairs, wants organizations to come together to show the importance of NIH medical research funding.
Beauparlant will continue to serve as head of technology.
Coca-Cola is ditching its weekly UK YouTube shows in favour of a more "nimble" digital content strategy.
P&G's Mark Chakravarty has joined pharma giant Novartis in a senior role, PRWeek has learned.
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Six MDs in California, New York, and Washington, D.C., have been named partner at the firm.
Riad Bekhit, chief potato officer, tells PRWeek that a marketing strategy was not baked into his decision.
Colleagues and competitors alike remember him as an "avuncular sage figure" who vaulted PR into the boardroom and fathered the modern practice of M&A and financial comms.
Wait Wait... Don't Cut Me! was launched by Creative Majority PAC, Revolution Messaging, and Los Angeles-based PR agency TaskForce.
The Metropolitan Police comms operation moved into high-alert mode on Wednesday afternoon during what the force described as a terrorist attack on Westminster and the Houses of Parliament.
Women's March co-chair Bob Bland; Isabel González Whitaker, deputy editor at Billboard magazine; and Burson's Alan Sexton discussed the best way to communicate about women's issues at a panel Tuesday.
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The agency did not immediately name a successor.
He has worked at the organization since 2009.
The Miami-based firm named Bartolini head of strategy and Rodriguez director of channel strategy.
Previously, he had a two-year stint at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The high-profile CMO struck a balancing act during a tense Q&A at Advertising Week Europe.
The company has created safeguards to help advertisers avoid offensive content.
Huntsworth's losses narrowed in 2016 thanks to a strong performance from the holding company's health comms arm, and despite a "difficult" year for Grayling, whose like-for-like revenue fell 17.4 per cent.
Capitol approached private equity firm GTCR, Cision's owner, to talk about a possible deal in the fourth quarter of last year.
Gutmann has succeeded EVP and chief communications officer Barry Baum, who departed Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment in January.
As well as its first right-leaning investment, Targeted Victory is the first member of Stagwell Group's marketing incubator, an investment program for startups.
The action brought by Faith Brewitt in January claimed the Publicis PR agency had denied her the basic tools to perform her job.
The former Target CMO and the ride-hailing company issued cutting statements about each other in the press over the weekend as Jones decided to exit the company.
The name change comes about three years after the agency -- which was founded in Minneapolis in 1961 - changed its name from Padilla Speer Beardsley to PadillaCRT.
She joined the firm in 2014.
Steinberg died last week due to complications from surgery.
From an inspiring Communicator of the Year to a deep bench of incredibly inspiring campaign work, the PRWeek Awards prove the profession is not just part of the conversation - it's starting to lead it.
The Interpublic Group firm won Agency of the Year for the third straight year at Thursday night's PRWeek Awards in New York City.
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Ketchum and Adapt Pharma took home honorable mention.
Arts and science groups are using integrated marketing campaigns to help supporters reach members of Congress in what could be a make-or-break moment for many groups.
The changes include an updated definition of PR, entry-form revisions, and a new point system for the Network of the Year award.
Uber is facing an avalanche of crises. To fix its reputation, experts say it has to grow up fast--and so does its leadership.
The Democratic National Committee's new leadership team has a lot of work ahead after Hillary Clinton's stunning November loss.
The parent company of Snapchat has a charismatic leader and an interesting story to tell. What remains to be seen is whether it can emphasize both enough to assuage investors' concerns about stalling user growth and increased competition.
In today's hyper-political climate, even the best intentioned of campaigns can be criticized as opportunistic.
Experts are split on whether brands should push back against or placate the president if he mentions them on Twitter. Yet they agree all brands should be prepared for the scenario.
After a year of declining ratings, this Sunday's Super Bowl could be the NFL's chance to hook its next generation of fans.
In an ultra-politicized world, Silicon Valley has to choose between angering the world's most powerful man or a vindictive consumer market. Since last weekend, it's picked the former.
Physical retail outlets aren't going extinct, but they will have to adopt new technologies to make their stores a must-visit in a hyper-competitive environment, say experts.
The communications freeze could be attributed to a new administration getting settled. Or it could be a sign of more tensions ahead between the press and the White House.
Healthcare communicators are monitoring each word of the debate about the future of the Affordable Care Act.
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?