NEW YORK: London’s Soho PR has branched out to the Big Apple in order to better service the growing number of its UK clients seeking access to New York-based media companies. The firm, headed by Anita Strymowicz, services mainly media and entertainment clients, including publishing house Emap and music label Warner Chappelle. The agency is still searching for an experienced pro to run the New York office.
NEW YORK: London’s Soho PR has branched out to the Big Apple in
order to better service the growing number of its UK clients seeking
access to New York-based media companies. The firm, headed by Anita
Strymowicz, services mainly media and entertainment clients, including
publishing house Emap and music label Warner Chappelle. The agency is
still searching for an experienced pro to run the New York office.
NEW YORK: Ruder Finn’s corporate/IR practice has announced wins of
dollars 1.1 million in business from nine new accounts in the third
quarter. The group also named Magda Gagliano and James Cappuccio VPs.
Gagliano was previously director of IR at FirstCom, while Cappuccio
formerly served a two-year stint at Morgen-Walke Associates.
ATLANTA: Ketchum has hired Greg Heydel to lead its Atlanta corporate
practice. Heydel, who joins the firm as an SVP, will counsel clients in
the sectors of corporate reputation, IR and issues management. Prior to
arriving at Ketchum, he spent 15 years in communications posts at AT&T
and Bell South, and served as SVP and GM at Atlanta-based Matlock &
NASHVILLE: The Ingram Group has named David Jarrard president. Jarrard
will merge his two-year-old firm, Jarrard-Ingram PR, into The Ingram
Group, creating a dollars 3 million, 28-employee operation with offices
in Nashville and Knoxville.
LOS ANGELES: Internet Wire has introduced eight new content-specific
newswires: medical/biotech, health/lifestyle, food, education, legal,
government, sports and associations/non-profits. Prices for distribution
vary from dollars 99 for a text-only release on the
associations/non-profits wire to dollars 275 for a text-only release on
the tech wire.
MAYNARD, MA: Clock Tower Place Office Park, an office complex located
outside of Boston, has named Harpell/Martins Public Relations as its
agency of record. The firm has been charged with implementing media and
community relations activities, as well as special event planning.
SAN FRANCISCO: The Bingham Group has won four new clients worth at least
dollars 500,000 in billings: NetSanity, which updates Internet users on
changes to their favorite web sites; eFrames.com, which enables digital
camera users to upload digital photos to the Web and frame them for
delivery as a gift; AskAround.com, a Web start-up; and 3Com, for its
SILVER SPRING, MD: Prospect Associates has won a dollars 100,000
contract for the Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children Program,
which provides free food for low-income pregnant women and new mothers
with children under the age of five. The eight-month contract, which
kicked off at the beginning of October, includes the development of a
marketing plan to boost enrollment and retention.
AUSTIN: Bruce Anderson, former NEC Technologies PR manager, has been
named senior communications manager for Dell Computer’s enterprise
systems group, effective Nov. 1.