Stephen Krupin is leading the executive communications unit, while Audrey Gelman is heading up the Millennial team.
Howell James, whose experience includes running comms for the Government and Barclays, is taking over the leadership of Huntsworth-owned strategic consultancy Quiller.
Celebrities including Eddie Izzard, Tanni Grey-Thompson and Ross Kemp are to feature in an ad launched today by senior figures in adland as part of a new campaign against Scottish independence.
Some disagree with the strategy, but the intelligence agency is no longer clandestine on social media.
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Ecuador had worked with McSquared PR and FitzGibbon Media on a $6.4 million contract that ended in April with the goal of improving the country's reputation.
The Bitcoin Foundation has appointed lobbying company Thorsen French Advocacy on a retained basis to help press its interests in Washington DC.
Levick's work includes government affairs and communications counsel with the goal of "changing the international and local media narrative" about Nigeria's commitment to returning the more than 200 girls kidnapped by terrorist organization Boko Haram in April.
The Indian conglomerate behind 19 UK companies including Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea is building a central corporate and public affairs team for the UK and Europe.
Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran holds off Tea Party challenge; Mayer apologizes for missed Cannes meeting; Exchange Online users miffed after day-long outage; Brands take on latest Suarez bite; Google to reveal set-top box.
Environmental groups such as the Natural Resources Defense Council have been working together to generate support for Environmental Protection Agency guidelines that the federal government says would reduce carbon emission by 30%.
The Prime Minister's former comms director Andy Coulson has been found guilty of phone hacking at the Old Bailey, while his ex-tabloid colleague Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all charges.
Obama Administration pushes climate-change agenda with help from allies; Christie faces another bridge-related investigation; Earnest spars with reporters on first day; Yahoo's Mayer criticized for missed Cannes meeting; Walmart takes a red pen to NYT op-ed.
Global banking giant HSBC has kicked off a review of its UK public affairs agency requirements, which have been handled by Quiller since 2009.
PRWeek's Laura Nichols asks Michael Bassik about his plans for MDC Partners' digital operations and how his political and public affairs experience will help him in that role.
The firm is touting what Ireland can offer companies in the technology, biotechnology, and life sciences industries. It is collaborating with East Coast partner PadillaCRT.
The state of Virginia is seeking PR and marketing support for its Energy Sense program.
Last week's blockade of central London by black-cab drivers has helped boost awareness of taxi app Uber but only a third of Londoners opposed the protest, according to research commissioned by PRWeek from YouGov.
Cicero Group, the UK-headquartered corporate and public affairs agency, has opened an office in Manhattan to be closer to a number of its New York-based clients.
Chris Christie mocks himself on 'Fallon;' Twitter bleeds top executives; Univision on the block; Get to know the frontrunner for House majority leader; Tesla opens the book on its patents.
It might be tempting for business executives or celebrities to take advantage of the "right to be forgotten" ruling in Europe. But they risk the "Streisand effect" if they do so.
If confirmed to lead the VA, former P&G CEO Robert McDonald will have to focus on listening as much as leading, comms experts tell PRWeek.
Americans' news-consumption habits are changing quickly, and with them, so is the job of White House press secretary.
The future of the Internet hangs in the balance due to an ongoing battle between telecoms giants and the technology industry - and each side is taking a very different approach to telling their story.
The pro-life versus pro-choice debate is reigniting as the 2014 midterm elections near.
Arun Chaudhary, Revolution Messaging partner, talks about how Drunk Dial Congress was created and how it helped people vent their anger.
Bill Thorne, SVP of comms and public affairs, National Retail Federation, talks about changing the perception of retail and reaching young people
Jonathan Grella, SVP, public affairs at the US Travel Association, talks about customs reform and leveraging social platforms to raise key issues.
Barbara Arnwine, executive director and president, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, talks about protecting the rights of voters in 2014.
B.J. Talley, corporate comms director at Exelis, discusses how to create effective communications strategies in a challenging defense environment.
Changing the attitudes and actions of the public requires patience and persistence, writes Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association's Jackie King.
The Software & Information Industry Association has devised a new content compliance initiative aimed at ensuring that companies who are copying, distributing, posting, and using their content are properly licensed.
Remember the old chemistry set that allowed kids to mix chemicals together and learn about science?
More than 5 million US troops fought in the war on terror. Their homecoming has sparked the creation of a new generation of veterans service organizations to support the 1% of Americans who have served.
Working with a team at Ogilvy Washington, we set out to produce a campaign with a simple message: It's OK to talk about how you're feeling.