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.
Susan Thiele, former Hill+Knowlton US healthcare practice leader and director of New York operations, has moved on to inVentiv Health.
Robb Henshaw, VP of communications at inPowered, is joining cloud platform Jasper.
An Associated Press reporter recently asked Bill Cosby about sexual abuse allegations. Things got even more awkward than you'd imagine.
Anheuser-Busch InBev layoffs to affect marketing staff; Cosby demands AP cut sexual-assault questions; Uber's comms crisis.
Big Lots wants Havas PR's help in changing consumers' perceptions about the brand.
Uber's latest crisis exposes holes in the set-up of the ride-sharing company's communications department and policies, say PR pros.
Take our poll on whether Uber should fire the executive responsible for saying journalists' personal lives should be fair game.
But will the speech itself be a blockbuster or bust with viewers?
Actor: "What's so wrong about digging up dirt on shady journalist?"
The COO job is a newly created role, reporting to US CEO Michael Law.
FleishmanHillard is to cease working on the European comms brief for TK Maxx in mid-2015, about 18 months after it started working with the retailer, PRWeek has learned.
Club Med executive Jerome Hiquet has joined Tough Mudder as CMO.
Uber investigates NY GM for tracking reporter's location; Netflix postpones Cosby special; UNC's PR agency bill now more than $2 million.
After an eight-month hiatus, Alan Hall has rejoined Ford Motor Company this week as its global communications manager for technology, research, and innovation.
Nelson Bostock is being rebranded Nelson Bostock Unlimited as part of a branding initiative encompassing 25 agencies owned by UK and US-based marketing services group Creston.
Accommodation-sharing business Airbnb is launching its quarterly magazine Pineapple this week in hard copy format to build physical connections with people beyond digital media storytelling.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency will continue to work with Porter Novelli on its Home Affordable Refinance Program Awareness and Consumer Education Campaign through 2015.
Carrie Blewitt previously spent 11 years at Qorvis MSLGroup.
The Croatian National Tourist Board (CNTB) is inviting agencies to pitch for its international PR account.
Calysto Communications has launched a new wholly owned subsidiary, Avante, to focus on smaller-budget clients.
Uber faces more trouble with media; Greenpeace exposes Edelman's strategy for oil pipeline; Nokia returns with a tablet.
Ashley Huston, who joined Dow Jones as interim CCO in July, has been selected to fill the role on a permanent basis, effective immediately.
Edelman's strategy for helping a client overcome objections in order to get an oil pipeline built in Canada has been laid bare by Greenpeace, which has leaked several documents.
A senior executive at Uber has apologised for suggesting that the company should consider hiring a group of people to dish the dirt on journalists who criticise the app-based taxi company.
The former Visa comms leader has served as partner and head of Finsbury's San Francisco operation since September.
Rhodri Williams has been named VP of communications and public affairs for EMEA at AIG.
Research from eDigitalResearch and Iorma, the International Omni Retailing Markets Association, found that 72% of UK consumers have heard of the term. Fewer than half (45%) of consumers have heard of Cyber Monday.
DEA investigates NFL teams; Vice hires former top White House staffer as COO; Facebook considers a move on professional-services market.
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.
The future of Huntsworth has become a subject of speculation following the sudden departure of its chairman Lord Myners, together with the expected retirement of its chief executive Lord Chadlington and a gloomy financial performance.