This week on the podcast, PRWeek editorial director Steve Barrett and reporter Sabrina Sanchez are joined by Una Pulizzi, global head of corporate affairs at Kyndryl.
- Pulizzi talks about Kyndryl's $19 billion spinoff from IBM in November 2021, how to organize and tell the brand story of a new business under COVID-19 restrictions, Pulizzi's career path in the Clinton Administration, Citi, World Bank and GE, and more;
- Discussing how media companies' crisis comms around controversial public figures, from Joe Rogan’s podcast and allegations of spreading of vaccine misinformation to Whoopi Goldberg’s suspension from The View over insensitive remarks regarding the holocaust to Jeff Zucker's sudden resignation from CNN due to an undisclosed workplace relationship;
- The latest in football comms, from The Washington Football Team’s rebrand to the Commanders to Tom Brady’s retirement;
- Discussing restructuring and acquisition news, including Finn Partners’ acquisition of woman-owned brand strategy and creative firm AHA and Pan Communications’ reorganization;