PR Rundown, 7.7.2015: Bloomberg Media, Ketchum, McBee Strategic

New roles for Linda Douglass, Christy Salcido, and Kim Olson.

NEW YORK: Bloomberg Media has hired Linda Douglass as global head of communications. Starting in September, Douglass will manage communications strategy and press relations for Bloomberg’s global multi-platform products, including digital, print, TV, video, radio, and live events. She was previously SVP of global communications at Atlantic Media.

LOS ANGELES: Christy Salcido has rejoined Ketchum as SVP and director of the Ketchum West brand marketing practice. She previously spent 10 years at the firm as VP and group manager. Most recently Salcido was an SVP at Porter Novelli.

WASHINGTON: McBee Strategic has hired Kim Olson as MD. She was most recently senior EVP, overseeing global public policy, at the American Council of Life Insurers, where she worked for 16 years. Olson will help advocacy clients with political and legislative strategy and strategic comms.