PR & Company's founder and CEO, Pat Reilly, will join Fenton as a senior strategic consultant.
Snap has announced a joint venture with media giant NBCUniversal to develop and produce shows for Snapchat.
Facebook has bought social polling app tbh, which invites users to anonymously answer good-natured multiple choice questions about friends, and then sends the answers to the subjects in the form of compliments.
The PR segment experienced a revenue drop in its first earnings report since Omnicom CEO John Wren said the holding company was "adjusting some of the leadership at its PR firms" after a disappointing Q2.
Plus: President Trump's approval is steady, according to the latest CNN poll; Uber and SoftBank are close to a deal; and Facebook buys a positive polling app that's popular with teens.
The financial specialist firm's long-standing client, Colony Capital, is negotiating a sale with The Weinstein Company.
The veteran of Apple and Twitter had a short stint as chair of Edelman's technology sector. Sanjay Nair has replaced her in the agency role.
Amazon took the number one spot on Cohn & Wolfe's Authentic 100 ranking.
Plus: The Producers Guild of America could vote to expel Harvey Weinstein on Monday.
Twitter has set out an "aggressive" new stance to its rules around inappropriate content on the social media network.
The firm was founded in 2016 by Thomas Walek.
The group will work alongside the PR Council's board of directors.
The campaign included public appearances from John Cena and other WWE stars.
Some, including the talent in the ad, don't think so.
Thousands of women are swearing off the microblogging platform in support of actress Rose McGowan. Plus: a top Samsung executive quits and Uber fights for its driver's license in London.
"We think subscription is the next big leap for the business," said Lee, currently the automaker's director of brand marketing.
British Airways is contacting a number of large agencies, including incumbents Grayling, Action and Meropa, about its global PR support and crisis management, PRWeek has learned.
At PRWeek's Swipe Right conference on Thursday, the social media star had harsh words for Snapchat.
Marcomms leaders from IBM and Home Depot shared their strategies for reaching the elusive millennial at PRWeek's Swipe Right conference on Thursday.
Plus: Boxed.com founder Chieh Huang outlined how his brand plans to steal market share from Walmart and Amazon.
That's the name of the 2017 PRWeek Conference, of course. The event takes place today in New York City. See you there!
Philip Peck, one of the Bell Pottinger staffers who worked on its infamous Oakbay account, has been hired by Sans Frontières Associates, PRWeek has learned.
Georgia Power Company suffered one of the largest outages in recent years when Hurricane Irma passed over the state last month.
HL Group is supporting the beauty brand's Nude Is Not Beige campaign.
Former Brunswick Group U.S. senior partner Steve Lipin has launched Gladstone Place Partners with staffers from his former shop, as well as veterans of Kekst and Company, FTI Consulting, and Prosek Partners.
Blair Decembrele and Suzi Owens have been upped to director; and Blythe Yee was named VP.
A chorus of girls raise their voices to Beyoncé's protest song 'Freedom' in a campaign launching on International Day of the Girl to back the U.N.'s Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
The agency bills the tool as a way for users to "integrate real-time social listening with real-world data."
Mark Zuckerberg conceded the hurricane-crippled island wasn't the best venue for Facebook to show off its VR technology. Plus: Trump in Pennsylvania, Uber's growing list of legal problems, and misery for U.S. soccer fans.
Havas-owned Maitland has become the latest agency to recruit practitioners left without jobs after the collapse of Bell Pottinger, hiring former partner Clinton Manning and two of his team.
A play-by-play of the live video feed Carl's Jr. just hosted for a would-be meeting with Amazon.
The mogul's behavior has been the subject of investigations by The New York Times and The New Yorker.
Lewinsky worked with Dini von Mueffling Communications and BBDO on the video.
Snapchat has introduced a way for brands to include information such as reservation information, reviews, and contact details with Context Cards.
Comstock became the first woman to hold the title of vice chair at GE in 2015.
Accenture has poached OMD EMEA president Nikki Mendonça for a global role as president of intelligent marketing operations.
Marketers must apply the same level of rigor and attention that is given to their visual identity to sound, says creative music agency Listen.
The film studio could further distance itself from cofounder Harvey Weinstein by rebranding, according to multiple reports. Plus: ESPN suspends Jemele Hill and Dove apologizes for an ad it says "missed the mark."
HSBC has appointed Barclaycard director of external comms Helen Lacey to the newly created role of head of media relations for its global retail banking and wealth management division.
Fearless Girl creator State Street comes in for media scrutiny for 'ironic' gender inequality settlement
The parent company of the US financial services giant whose Fearless Girl campaign took Cannes by storm earlier this year has come in for widespread criticism for alleged practices directly contradicting the campaign's equality message.
Brands keep coming back for more, albeit with additional fine print.
The way things are going, 2017 could be remembered in the marcoms world as the year of the catastrophic, facepalm-inducing campaign. What role can PR play in stopping such disasters slipping through the net?
Two of the country's biggest and best-known breast cancer organizations, Susan G. Komen and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, are focusing on raising awareness and research money for the deadliest forms of the disease.
As the debate around ethical practice in PR continues, have trade bodies done enough to rid the sector of bad eggs and enhance its overall reputation? And what does it say about the value of associations to the industry in general? PR pros give their views.
Experts share how podcasts are helping brands reach consumers on a deeper level in "today's 140-character world."
The government disaster-assistance agency had a busy summer responding to hurricanes in the Southeast and Texas and wildfires in the West. Here's how it's changed communications strategy in the past dozen years.
Apple's most advanced smartphone will sell itself, but touting the iPhone 8 presents a number of hurdles, say experts.
The PR Council and other industry leaders draw a line in the sand: What they're prepared to do if a U.S.-based firm brings the industry "into disrepute."
Was the lackluster Q2 just a blip on the radar or a sign of soft periods to come for the PR business?
While bitcoin's profile has skyrocketed alongside its exponential price, a group of devotees have gone about promoting the underpinning technology - the blockchain.
No longer scared of the president's attacks on Twitter, companies are publicly breaking with Donald Trump over his remarks after last weekend's events in Charlottesville, Virginia. Corporate communications experts are cheering them on.
But it is a new take on the tried-and-true tactic of going around the media, this time with a Trumpian twist.
Cut taxes? Or solidify social programs? Advocacy organizations are pulling out all the stops for the upcoming tax-reform debate.
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).