PRWeek reached out to several agency executives who got their start writing speeches on the campaign trail to get their reaction to President Donald Trump's inaugural address. A selection of their responses follows.
Is a gathering of elites in the Swiss mountains still relevant in an age of fiery populism?
A swearing-in ceremony unlike any other has forced advertisers to make a tough decision.
Trying to predict a Trump presidency.
She is reporting to newly minted U.S. CEO Mike Fernandez in the role.
One thing's for sure: Donald Trump will be an unconventional commander-in-chief. It's time to update your crisis plan in response to a potential Twitter beef with the 45th president of the United States.
The WPP chief predicts Trump will be good for the U.S. economy.
PR pros are set for a busy few months as CEOs return from holiday asking their communications teams to prepare proactive plans to address what happens if they get "Trumped".
The chief strategist of Hillary Clinton's 2016 White House campaign will continue in his role leading Benenson Strategy Group.
The internet is buzzing about the salacious details in an intelligence briefing received by top government officials last week as Donald Trump prepares to hold his first press conference as president-elect on Wednesday.
NATO's top comms employee has told PRWeek UK that the organisation needs to get its cyber capabilities up to speed in the face of what she calls Russian "troll factories", which have hundreds of people at work creating online propaganda.
The former MD of North America at Change.org will also be a member of the firm's leadership team.
In the last days of his presidency, Barack Obama used a guest byline in the Harvard Law Review to explain his approach to criminal justice reform.
The country wants to boost the number of visitors from the U.S. and Canada.
The first work week of 2017 is getting underway, as is CES and the Republican-controlled Congress.
Can Sean Spicer, incoming White House press secretary and communications director, handle both the podium and the playbook? Experts say it may not matter. Donald Trump is his own communicator-in-chief.
Federal departments will have to show the worth of their communications campaigns to keep their funding and staff during the Trump presidency.
Communicators don't expect the fake news phenomenon to dissipate anytime soon, so they are considering ways to respond to false articles posted with malicious intent.
The end of the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign could be a plus for agencies, at least in terms of the abundance of communications talent on the market.
"The way that policy has been made for a generation in Washington will be done," says one prominent DC-based agency leader.
Jamie Hennigan VP of strategic communications at the National Association of Manufacturers on the NAM's digital campaign, #TruthOnTheTrail.
We're a small manufacturer and work primarily with lobbying firms or industry groups doing the lobbying. We provide a strong voice to industry associations such as the American Wind Energy Association and Distributed Wind Energy Association.
Alison Kanski talks to VMR's general counsel on regulation, international trade, and more.
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.
As a teen, I was the target of relentless bullying. Anti-gay slurs were lobbed at me daily, and I lived in constant fear of just being myself.
Health insurance marketplace Access Health CT's CEO, Jim Wadleigh, on making a health exchange work.
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.
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