Bill Burton was national press secretary on President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign for the White House, then deputy press secretary in the Obama administration.
Finn Partners, which has worked on the I Love New York campaign for the last four years, competed for and won the business once again. It has a budget of up to $600,000.
Officials defend snowstorm approach; Yahoo to spin off share of Alibaba; GoDaddy pulls Super Bowl ad; The fastest-growing Twitter following in the world will surprise you.
PR industry in the Northeast prepares for blizzard; Christie establishes a PAC; Latest on deflategate.
Gutenberg Communications named as strategic communications partner for US-India Business Council (USIBC) with relation to the summit being held in New Delhi today, 26 January.
Sony pushes back Q4 earnings report; Comcast's lobbying in focus; Obama interviews on YouTube get a little weird.
Clinton to prioritize fixing leaks in prospective 2016 campaign; Uber faces regulatory hurdles in South Korea; American Express, eBay announce layoffs.
The Obama administration paid homage to one of President Andrew Jackson's quirkier events - and an episode of The West Wing - by hosting "Virtual Big Block of Cheese Day" on Wednesday.
The White House released the speech early on medium, included several unprecedented words, and...leaked a picture of the president's brown suit?
Praise for Obama's sixth State of the Union; IBM issues disappointing revenue forecast; NFL's "deflategate" investigation gains steam.
M&C Saatchi PR was the incumbent on the account.
More on global Tourism Australia agency review; Edelman releases Trust Barometer 2015; State of the Union preview.
He will focus on advising clients on media and digital engagement.
Sealed Air consolidates global account under Weber Shandwick; Alibaba's US business-outreach strategy; How to get a media outlet to kill a sensitive story, according to Condoleezza Rice.
Edelman has appointed Ryan Heath, former speechwriter to European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso and media adviser to Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, to its UK public affairs team as it bolsters the division.
The US Postal Service has brought an early end to an agency review it was conducting for wide-ranging strategic comms services. It hopes to pick up the search later this year.
Center for Public Integrity compares trade group PR, ad spending to lobbying; Time Inc. launches The Daily Cut; Samsung, BlackBerry executives deny acquisition report.
The Obama administration is trying to turn scientific language into laymen's terms with a fact sheet posted to WhiteHouse.gov on Wednesday morning.
While the hack of the US military's Central Command Twitter and YouTube channels could turn out to be more dangerous, right now it seems only social media account passwords were compromised, according to media reports.
Cosby reportedly jokes about rape allegations; Obama introduces community college plan; Macy's to restructure marketing.
Talking about sexual assault comes with a new set of challenges when that conversation rises to university administration level.
Fatal incidents involving officers tore the Band-Aid off the often-tense relationship between the public and police in many American cities. Law-enforcement communicators explained three ways they are working to bridge the divide.
The energy company is talking with prospective agency partners to replace Edelman as it considers how to move forward after a strategy document leak brought widespread - and unwanted - media attention.
But are the many disparate efforts promoting the city's revitalization without a centralized communications hub actually hurting its chances?
From ISIS to Ebola abroad and Ferguson and immigration at home, there's no shortage of hot topics this election cycle. But one topic will trump all the rest, according to public affairs experts.
Small Business Government Communicators Network founder James Krol details how smaller shops are getting more government dollars.
Robin Koval, president and CEO, Legacy, says the Truth campaign is back with a call to action for the celebrity in all of us to #FinishIt.
Emilie Aries, CEO and founder of Bossed Up, discusses how women can close gender gaps in leadership by having healthier, sustainable careers.
Celia Fischer, VP, strategic comms, America's Natural Gas Alliance, discusses how the group's Think About It effort has cut through the noise.
Avery Mann, VP of PR and comms, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, on telling survivors' stories on their terms.
#LoveIsAGift allowed us to give back and celebrate the work Easter Seals does in providing help, support services, and hope to children and adults living with disabilities, their caregivers, and veterans.
After 30 years, we're still finding fresh ways to share the information people need to make the right personal safety choices.
To help break through the silence and dispel the stigma that surrounds them, No More partnered with media giant Viacom to launch a new series of powerful No More PSAs.
The Keystone XL pipeline has been called the most studied pipeline project in history. It's also arguably the most popular.
While the American Red Cross is best known for blood collections and responding to disasters large and small, we are making a new push to save lives and reduce injuries by helping to prevent emergencies from occurring.