The PR Week 01.22.2016: Does Davos matter?; NFL nabs Joe Lockhart

The PRWeek editorial teams explores the week's top PR- and communications-related news, including the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the NFL's new head of comms, diversity in PR, and more.



On this episode of The PR Week:

This week, dozens of the world's most powerful economic leaders will meet to trade ideas in Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum. PRWeek news editor Frank Washkuch asks whether agencies and businesses really follow through on the ideas discussed at the conference.

Mexican fast-food chain Chipotle plans to close all of its restaurant locations in February for an all-hands-on-deck staff meeting to address the company's ongoing E. coli- and norovirus-related messaging crises. The PRWeek team discusses the logistics and timing of the response plan.

The NFL has brought on former Bill Clinton press secretary Joe Lockhart as head of communications for the sports organization, which is currently facing increased scrutiny regarding safety and how it handles players who commit acts of domestic violence.

Plus, diversity in PR and marketing, people moves, promotions, and more.

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