Cofounders Joel Benenson and COO Carl Rossow will continue to lead operations for the firm, which is conducting research and polling for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
The WPP firm's European arm is providing comms support to the country on issues related to its participation in the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Both have experience in the executive branch.
PRWeek asked industry and agency leaders what they think of the Obama administration's new rules on overtime pay, which are set to go into effect on December 1. The regulations will make millions more employees across the country eligible for overtime pay.
The agency is debuting the group as more consumers are looking to the private sector to take the lead on hot button political and social issues.
The updated salary threshold is lower than expected, but agencies have only seven months to comply.
She was most recently executive director of communications and strategy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Today: Democratic primaries in Kentucky, Oregon; Reporter says he was denied Trump interview for speaking Spanish; Twitter names BET CEO to its board; NASA uses Snapchat to document milestone orbit; Rubio tweet-storms about WaPo story.
Brazilian president to step aside amid impeachment trial; Theranos president to step down; Clinton uses the words of other Republicans in early anti-Trump ads; Nissan takes controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors; Instagram tests business analytics.
The ride-hailing service and rival Uber threw their weight behind defeating regulations that called for greater restrictions on their drivers but ultimately failed at the ballot box.
Three social media experts speak about potential impact on brands.
Airbnb protests advertising-banning bill; Facebook says it doesn't censor conservative news; Three dozen Americans named in latest Panama Papers data drop; White House cleans up mess after Ben Rhodes profile; West Virginia votes.
The state said Monday that it is filing suit against the Justice Department, accusing it of "baseless and blatant" overreach.
Foreign press complains about Trump event access; Twitter bans intelligence services from using Dataminr; Uber, Lyft shut down in Austin; Takata warns of huge net loss for the year; North Carolina faces deadline from federal government on bathroom law.
Saudi Arabia's ruling family has recently begun using British PR agency Freuds to communicate its new programme of economic and cultural modernisation, it has emerged.
Experts say Mark Zuckerberg has Facebook on the right path by responding to allegations of political bias - but the social network must follow through.
Clinton has a team of experienced political hands on board, while Trump has a smaller campaign apparatus with many faces new to a national campaign. Expect their messages to contrast just as much.
Tired of being blamed for economic volatility and labor problems in the U.S., China's government has realized it needs to shift comms strategy for reaching out to the West, experts say.
U.S. companies are rushing to take advantage of improved relations with Cuba. Yet brand building on the island nation remains a long-term proposition for most.
Legal experts say the next 10 days are critical if the industry wants to turn back efforts by the state Joint Commission on Public Ethics that would redefine some PR activities as lobbying.
John Hesse II, a consultant on law and government affairs at The McCormick Group, discusses lobbying and PR.
Shanelle Matthews, lead communications strategist for Black Lives Matter, tells Dipka Bhambhani about driving conversations from the 'hood to the White House.
Joe Quinn, VP, public affairs, the Aluminum Association, describes how he is putting the pedal to the metal's unique positioning.
Steve Ellis, VP of Taxpayers for Common Sense, talks about his work on the budget deal - the good, the bad, and the ridiculous
George Atallah, NFLPA assistant executive director, external affairs, discusses the group's goals and strategies.
Galderma teamed up with Marina Maher Communications to ignite conversations about facial aging across generations.
Live Unlimited means daring to live beyond your perceived limitations and redefining what's possible, says Muscular Dystrophy Association goodwill ambassador Joe Akmakjian.
A mentoring gap affecting 16 million youth has a direct impact on AT&T's talent pipeline, and as a business with more than 250,000 employees, we know we can help.
"This generation speaks their own language. No one can speak it better than they can - so we let them do the talking."
Viacom VP of corporate social responsibility Ali Jannello Tuck says over the next few months, the brand will empower viewers to go out and tell their own stories and those of their communities
In its fourth year, the DC-based campaign has helped promote elementary school attendance, writes Alexandra Caceres
Laura Nichols looks at how some universities reacted after a study shed light on campus sexual assaults.
Founder and CEO of the Institute of the Economic Empowerment of Women Terry Neese on how the organization empowers women through business opportunities.
Inside the Planned Parenthood hashtag campaign to help dispel stigma around birth control.
The former Walmart comms VP on getting in front of a personal crisis and overcoming it. Plus, five reputation management must-dos.
Public affairs experts and advocates attribute several communications factors to the campaign's success and its overwhelming public support.
Campaign encourages early intervention by parents because kids weigh pros and cons of alcohol as early as age 8.
VP, communications, Apple
Millions of people participated in Light It Up Blue, an international, grassroots movement to raise awareness and drive action for the global autism community.
When pool-owning parents were asked about the risks of drowning to children, many seemed disconnected from the danger.