Edelman's strategy to add 600 creatives and planners globally hit a crescendo with the high-profile appointment of Leo Burnett's North America chief creative officer Judy John last week. But is Edelman's 'earned creative' strategy really working? We ask leaders from rival global firms.
Talk.Global, M&C Saatchi Group's lifestyle and consumer boutique agency, has appointed Sophie Hayes as board director, completing its leadership team.
Frankie Cory has resigned as chief executive of Mischief PR after five years at the agency, PRWeek can reveal.
Heathrow Airport is reviewing its consumer PR roster, placing Red Consultancy, Cow PR and One Green Bean on notice.
Talker Tailor Trouble Maker has hired former Freuds deputy MD Jo Grierson into a newly created role of partner, PRWeek can reveal.
New research by Red Brick Road and Opinium says today's 18- to 25-year-olds have a radically different relationship with alcohol than older generations.
Love (sausage) is in the air: M&S, Aunt Bessie's, Pizza Express, Three and more celebrate Valentine's Day
From free chocolate sent to your doorstep to a 'Love Sausage' and a Pizza Express wedding, Campaign & PRWeek take a look at how brands are celebrating Valentine's Day.
Angie Moxham's new agency The Fourth Angel has won two new clients, Italian restaurant chain Prezzo and online gaming retailer Green Man Gaming.
Turkish Airlines have upped the ante in their latest air-safety video by featuring the cast of The Lego Movie 2.
Pitch Marketing Group has appointed Saatchi & Saatchi's Mark Norcutt as its inaugural executive creative director.
Publicasity has been appointed PR agency for Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels in the UK and Ireland.
Global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe has appointed international communications agency 89up as its retained UK PR agency.
Two of Facebook's creative leaders share the work that stood out on the platform last year.
Is a Big Mac with bacon still a Big Mac? That's the question that is torturing McDonald's purists since the fast food chain first put it on UK menus.
Hotwire's global chief operating officer and EMEA head Alex MacLaverty is stepping down from the role to pursue a new challenge, PRWeek can reveal.
The big moments matter. Whether it's getting a new job, getting married (or divorced) or moving to a new home, events like these mark the times when consumers change their behaviour.
When Panorama, on the use of influencers, aired last week, my LinkedIn feed was on fire with comments from various influencer agents and agencies, complaining about the confusion between 'influencer', 'content creator' and 'celebrity'.
Maybe communicators need to get better at communicating their feelings?
Last week, digital bank Revolut was slammed for a "single-shaming" advertising campaign that was plastered across the London underground.
It would not be unfair to describe crisis management in China as a disaster zone for brands from the West, including a fair few from the UK.
In the first joint interview in our series that gets under the skin of UK PR creatives, PRCA Creative Group chair Nick Woods speaks to Mischief creative directors Damon Statt and Greg Jones.
It's hard to believe that there's still taboo around mental health in the workplace, and it's even harder to believe that only a handful of companies have realised that unhappy, tired and under-appreciated staff aren't going to make you any money.
Other than @PRWeekUS, that is...
So it's happened. The digital content 'bubble' has burst. From layoffs at Buzzfeed, Vice and HuffPost to The Pool going into administration, it turns out, startlingly, that there likely isn't a sustainable business model for giving away news for free online.
In Flack this week: Tony Blair rips into Brexit and channels Rafa Benitez, Volkswagen media relations breaks down, PR director becomes superhuman for C4 show.
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Middle East communications agency Memac Ogilvy has promoted Samer Abboud to regional managing director to guide the agency's operations in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Iraq as the PR shop looks to expand its presence across the Arabian Gulf.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies has promoted its London chief creative officer Simon Shaw to global chief creative strategy and innovation officer, a new role for the global PR agency.
Grayling UK has appointed Nathan Kemp of M&C Saatchi Public Relations to a new, enhanced role overseeing creativity, alongside a new director hire in its consumer team.
Zendesk's EMEA head of comms Roopa Ramaiya has been appointed head of global PR and communications at cryptocurrency fintech firm Luno, PRWeek can reveal.
In brief: Frank wins Pernod Ricard events space; ex-Golin director joins PR Network; wins for Fabrick, Also, Mango
Frank will handle comms for Manchester events space, The Loft. There has also been a slate of wins for Tuesday Media.
In brief: Yopa retains MSL, Gonzalez returns to Prosek, account wins for Future, Lenny and Roland Dransfield
MSL wins UK's second largest online estate agency, Gonzalez returns to Prosek, Barry's Bootcamp hires Manchester agency, and more from PRWeek UK.