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Senior hire and new role for Earl at 3 Monkeys Zeno as Vrettos heads to US

Senior hire and new role for Earl at 3 Monkeys Zeno as Vrettos heads to US

London agency 3 Monkeys Zeno has taken on a new head of health after Rachel Vrettos moved to a New York role at parent firm Zeno - and the agency also has a new head of tech in London.

Real-estate start-up Compass hires Julie Binder as first comms head

Real-estate start-up Compass hires Julie Binder as first comms head

She joined the company this week from Percolate, where she was VP of global comms.

Snapchat launches search bar to help users find publishers' content

Snapchat launches search bar to help users find publishers' content

Snapchat has added a search bar that is always accessible to make it easier to find publishers' content, friends, groups, and stories.

Hotwire names Laura Macdonald first head of consumer for North America

Hotwire names Laura Macdonald first head of consumer for North America

She will also continue to lead integrated campaigns for consumer and tech clients.

The 5 CES products marketers need to know about

The 5 CES products marketers need to know about

We asked media and tech experts which innovations should not stay in Vegas.

Ogilvy PR beats Edelman and Instinctif to win Inmarsat Aviation brief

Ogilvy PR beats Edelman and Instinctif to win Inmarsat Aviation brief

Global satellite communications and connectivity giant Inmarsat has appointed Ogilvy Public Relations for a global PR brief following a competitive pitch that included Edelman and Instinctif.

CES: A first-timer's view from the convention floor

CES: A first-timer's view from the convention floor

Two first-year attendees from PHD stake out the tech convention to find what's new and what will matter most.

Facebook hires ex-CNN anchor Campbell Brown

Facebook hires ex-CNN anchor Campbell Brown

Facebook has been dragged over the coals for not cracking down on the spread of fake news on its platform more quickly.

Google UK puts product business PR out for re-pitch

Google UK puts product business PR out for re-pitch

Google has put its product portfolio press office account, currently held by Portland, out to pitch, PRWeek has learned.

Engage, Connect2 merge to create Witz Communications

Engage, Connect2 merge to create Witz Communications

Agency principals Richard Williams and Jeannette Bitz will serve as chief strategy officer and chief relationships officer, respectively.

Breakfast Briefing, 1.4.2017: An early winner at CES isn't a tech brand; b-to-b shops merge

Breakfast Briefing, 1.4.2017: An early winner at CES isn't a tech brand; b-to-b shops merge

Carnival is making waves in the early days of the Consumer Electronics Show with wearable technology. And speaking of technology, two b-to-b tech specialist agencies have merged.

This 5-month-old dog app is snagging partnerships with Shake Shack and other national brands

This 5-month-old dog app is snagging partnerships with Shake Shack and other national brands

Pet-friendly SLOBBR helps big companies run small tests with a devoted audience.

Motorola's VP and CMO Jan Huckfeldt on the brand's future

Motorola's VP and CMO Jan Huckfeldt on the brand's future

Diana Bradley asks Motorola VP and CMO Jan Huckfeldt about how the company is going up against major competitors Apple and Samsung.

Breakfast Briefing 12.29.2016: Trump takes credit for Sprint jobs deal

Breakfast Briefing 12.29.2016: Trump takes credit for Sprint jobs deal

Snap positions itself as new Facebook in IPO road show; Dentsu CEO resigns; Morning Joe touts Trump links; PRWeek Editor's Choice

Twitter's head of news, government, and elections departs

Twitter's head of news, government, and elections departs

Adam Sharp left the social media company in December, the latest in a string of executive departures in 2016.

In brief: Clarity's ad win, SEC acquires Polish firm, Cohn & Wolfe's French brief

Tech PR firm Clarity appointed by native advertising business, Italian PR shop SEC acquires majority stake in Polish PR agency.

Breakfast Briefing, 12.21.2016: Pantsuit Nation in revolt

Breakfast Briefing, 12.21.2016: Pantsuit Nation in revolt

Facebook teams up with The Romans in the U.K.; Why Verizon won't drop its Yahoo deal; Black Lives Matter launches black business website.

Facebook enlists The Romans to run series of UK projects

Facebook enlists The Romans to run series of UK projects

Facebook has taken on The Romans to run a number of projects in the UK, PRWeek has learned.

Breakfast Briefing 12.16.2016: Govt departments under scrutiny on comms; Justice Dept takes on Omnicom; Facebook tackles fake news

Breakfast Briefing 12.16.2016: Govt departments under scrutiny on comms; Justice Dept takes on Omnicom; Facebook tackles fake news

Facebook has started to investigate ways it can limit misinformation on its website.

A trendy New York pop up by Mozilla will teach you about online security

A trendy New York pop up by Mozilla will teach you about online security

Mozilla and Tactical Technology Collective opened a pop up exhibit in Manhattan to raise awareness about data privacy and security.

Analysis

Why the Detroit Auto Show isn't just for car companies anymore

Why the Detroit Auto Show isn't just for car companies anymore

Automakers are using the event to show off mobility technologies, and so are the suppliers and partners who are helping them along the way to self-driving cars.

How PR can make the VR opportunity real

How PR can make the VR opportunity real

Virtual reality may be the flavor of the week, but it has several hurdles to clear before it's a more common part of marketing campaigns.

The pursuit of post-election talent is on - and not  just in DC

The pursuit of post-election talent is on - and not just in DC

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.

Brexit: A buying opportunity for UK PR?

Brexit: A buying opportunity for UK PR?

For almost half the country, the narrow victory for Brexit was a portent of doom but, while sterling has fallen to historically low rates - plunging to a 31-year low immediately after the result - predictions of immediate Armageddon now seem far-fetched.

Game-changer? PRCA to compel members to report their gender pay gap

Game-changer? PRCA to compel members to report their gender pay gap

Today, the PRCA has announced it will include gender pay gap reporting in its kitemark accreditation for consultancies for the first time, in a game-changing move that could have far-reaching implications for the industry and fair pay for women.