Mike Mathieson is to step down as chief executive of Cake PR to launch a new music consultancy called Harmonic, with current chief operating officer Adrian Pettett named as the new Cake CEO.
Genero has brought in Propeller to manage its comms, in a bid to raise its profile in the advertising, technology and business sectors.
TransCanada and Edelman both released statements Wednesday saying they will part company after Greenpeace leaked five documents last week outlining the energy company's communications strategy.
Thinking of buying your friends and loved ones gift cards this holiday season? You might want to think again, says online retailer CafePress.
Crisis communications experts who spoke with PRWeek agreed: prosecutor Robert McCulloch erred by revealing the Ferguson grand jury's decision at night.
Lisa Anselmo has been named VP of corporate communications at Cablevision Systems.
Crowds protest Ferguson grand jury decision across the country; Obama aides push back against Schumer on Twitter; White House plans ambitious anti-pollution measures.
Thermostat maker Nest Labs, which was bought by Google last year, is looking for a consumer technology PR agency.
In the wake of societal unrest in Ferguson, Missouri and the surrounding metropolitan area, a group of communicators is working together to highlight and foster positive change.
The 12 Days of Christmas display features holiday-themed window boxes created by a dozen students.
The electronics brand is one of six official FIFA partners that sponsored the 2014 World Cup in Brazil this summer.
A report said Bolloré's offer is fair as it "offers a premium on Havas' intrinsic value."
FleishmanHillard has created a b2b content marketing service developed with LinkedIn that allows clients to engage with target audiences.
She is focusing on talent, organizational development, and employee engagement at the Publicis Groupe firm.
Ferguson prosecutor's press conference panned; Twitter finance chief's social media mistake; Honda CEO apologizes for underreporting incidents.
Cheil Worldwide, the Seoul-based marketing services company, has made a "significant initial investment" in iris Worldwide, which could lead to it acquiring the business in the next five years.
Creston, the UK-listed marketing and PR group, has reported a five per cent rise in half-year revenue to £37.3m, with the company buoyed by "good growth" and the addition of several major clients.
Many Twitter users took issue with St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch's blame of the news cycle and social media during the first part of his Monday night press conference.
Ricardo Reyes, former global comms VP for Tesla Motors, is returning to the electric car-maker as its new communications chief.
Some speculated on whether he was pushed out. Other reporters said Joe Biden's face tells the real story.
Organizations including NASCAR and racing legends such as Darrell Waltrip tweeted their condolences after motorsports comms legend Denny Darnell died on Saturday at age 70.
Jim Donaldson is to join FleishmanHillard from rival agency Weber Shandwick in a new role heading the consultancy's operations in the UK and the Middle East.
Viet N'Guyen, previously a consumer brands SVP at Edelman, has opened her own luxury and brand strategy boutique called Issa PR.
Darren Wilson tries out potential interviewers; Obama defends immigration executive order; Veteran motorsports PR executive Denny Darnell dies.
Weber Shandwick has announced changes to its EMEA team, with the promotion of Joe Phelan and Greg Prager, as EMEA corporate practice chairman Jim Donaldson departs to join rival agency FleishmanHillard.
The global head of international consumer marketing practice tells PR pros in Australia they need to put communications front and centre with marketing
As part of its growth strategy in Asia, Golin has appointed Phillip Raskin to be its L&D director for the region
Bell Pottinger has appointed Julie Minns, head of public policy and corporate responsibility at mobile operator Three, as a partner in its political team.
On Thursday night, President Barack Obama told the nation his plan to prevent deportation of some four million undocumented immigrants, an announcement that earned vastly diverse reactions from media.
National is working with comedian and actor Patrick Warburton, most known for his role on Seinfeld from 1995 to 1998 as David Puddy.
A tough week for the ride-sharing company has raised doubts about its ability to convince regulators that it is serious about issues such as privacy and passenger safety.
CEO and founder Margery Kraus will become executive chairman on January 5, and Evan Kraus will take on the role of president and MD of operations. Neal Cohen will be vice chairman of the board and president of global client strategy.
UNICEF's goal: demystifying Ebola to audiences around the world.
T-Mobile overhauls PR agency roster; How the GOP will respond to Obama's immigration order; What to expect from Twitter in 2015.
British American Tobacco (BAT) is to integrate its legal and corporate & regulatory affairs functions from next April, with the new division to be headed by current assistant general counsel Jerome Abelman who will become corporate & regulatory affairs director.
Huntsworth has appointed Derek Mapp, described by the group as a "serial entrepreneur" who among other things founded the pub chain Tom Cobleigh and Leapfrog Nurseries, as its new chairman.
Porter Novelli and Shift Communications are the two new agencies to T-Mobile's roster.
To be properly prepared for a crisis, a company must have a cross-functional response team in place.
McDonald's and its Hispanic AOR Boden PR have a Twitter campaign planned to engage Hispanic Millennials during the Latin Grammy Awards.
The Pacers forward has a new gig while he's recovering from a broken leg.
The Thanksgiving weekend promotional calendar is crowded, meaning brands need to work harder to stand out from the crowd.
Other agencies are weighing the risks of representing the embattled world soccer body, as well as the controversial host nations: Russia and Qatar.
But are the many disparate efforts promoting the city's revitalization without a centralized communications hub actually hurting its chances?
"Perfect." Just don't use it in any campaign with body-image elements.
A look at Peter Granat, chief executive of the new Cision
GamerGate: Is it an industry-defining event or a blip on the radar? Comms experts have their say.
As more consumers turn to social platforms to ease their travel woes, industry brands are presented with myriad challenges as they look to satisfy those living in a 24/7 connected world.
It's no easy task for McDonald's to roll out 14,500 Facebook pages by next year. To do so, it must invest in staffing, get all stakeholders completely on board, and guarantee trust between executives and local employees, say PR pros.