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Expedia Group promotes Sarah Gavin

Expedia Group promotes Sarah Gavin

The promotion to SVP of global communications and corporate brand follows a centralization of employee comms last fall.

PwC CCO on why the company is paying staffers to take vacation

PwC CCO on why the company is paying staffers to take vacation

Comms head J.C. Lapierre was on the leadership team that created the new program.

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Create major PR impact on limited resources

Create major PR impact on limited resources

It’s not easy being in PR—especially when you’re expected to make a big impact with limited resources. Upgrading your media monitoring, optimizing reporting functions, and getting your message out with a news release tool are just three ways to do more with less.

CommsTech roundtable: The unprecedented importance of information you can trust

CommsTech roundtable: The unprecedented importance of information you can trust

In this three-roundtable series’ finale, industry leaders highlight how the combination of CommsTech and savvy PR pros is a brand’s best defense against the myriad dangers disinformation poses.

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Twitter users on IBM’s Kyndryl: Is this a pharma product?

Twitter users on IBM’s Kyndryl: Is this a pharma product?

What does the name remind you of?

Publicis Groupe plots return to the office, with help from Marcel

Publicis Groupe plots return to the office, with help from Marcel

The holding company is reimagining what getting back to work will look like.

Media Shower integrated with Google Docs

Media Shower integrated with Google Docs

The integration also streamlines the collaboration process, the company says.

Coffee Break with UCLA’s Mary Osako

Coffee Break with UCLA’s Mary Osako

The vice-chancellor for strategic communications discusses the university being in lockdown for a year, her career working in tech PR and comms responses to anti-Asian hate attacks.

Watch this: Virtual events made easy

Watch this: Virtual events made easy

View the on-demand demo of the DIY platform.

Video: Making yours a story like no other

Video: Making yours a story like no other

From hope to healthy tension, GCI Health’s digital EVP David Chadwick shares his keys to optimal storytelling.

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Grab plans US IPO: What does this mean for marketers?

Grab plans US IPO: What does this mean for marketers?

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Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Wednesday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Wednesday morning

Global hires at Finsbury, Sanofi; Conservative group launches $1m ad buy defending Georgia voting law amid heavy corporate opposition.

Finsbury Glover Hering hires FleishmanHillard's global tech chief

Finsbury Glover Hering hires FleishmanHillard's global tech chief

Finsbury Glover Hering has hired Sophie Scott, global managing director for technology at FleishmanHillard, to lead growth of its global tech business.

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Sanofi poaches pharma comms veteran from rival

Sanofi poaches pharma comms veteran from rival

Fiona Olivier has left AbbVie, where she was the pharma giant's head of global patient relations and international public affairs, to be global head of public affairs and communications for Sanofi's general medicines division.

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Cannes Lions 2021 PR jury members selected

Cannes Lions 2021 PR jury members selected

Gail Heimann, global president and CEO of Weber Shandwick, is jury president.

Omnicom launches anti-Asian hate PSA challenge for agencies

Omnicom launches anti-Asian hate PSA challenge for agencies

The ‘three in five’ challenge encourages all agencies to boost Asian representation in media.

LA County Museum of Art, Snap launch AR monument collection

LA County Museum of Art, Snap launch AR monument collection

LACMA × Snapchat: Monumental Perspectives explores the history of Los Angeles.

Marina Maher Communications announces hires, promotion

Marina Maher Communications announces hires, promotion

The agency has bolstered its healthcare leadership, strategic and digital functions.

Independent agency network teams up with News Direct

Independent agency network teams up with News Direct

It’s the latest in a string of partnerships for News Direct.

IHOP lets bacon ‘speak for itself’ on Clubhouse

IHOP lets bacon ‘speak for itself’ on Clubhouse

Clubhouse users can listen to bacon frying all day long on Tuesday.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Tuesday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Tuesday morning

FDA and CDC call for pause in use of J&J vaccine; Former NYT tech editor Tim Race joins Method Communications.

Former NYT tech editor Tim Race joins Method Communications

Former NYT tech editor Tim Race joins Method Communications

Race has also led IBM’s content hub.

Next 15 reports 'excellent' results as full-year profit grows

Next 15 reports 'excellent' results as full-year profit grows

Next 15 saw pre-tax profit rise 22 per cent to £49.1m in the year to 31 January 2021, in what it described as "excellent" results aided by its focus on the b2b and tech sectors.

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Chief communications and brand officer Anne Marie Squeo departs Xerox

Chief communications and brand officer Anne Marie Squeo departs Xerox

Squeo had been in the company’s top brand and communications position since early 2019.

Why CarMax and Dunkin’ want you to ‘do donuts’

Why CarMax and Dunkin’ want you to ‘do donuts’

Olympic ice skater Adam Rippon and actress Busy Philipps (pictured) are getting involved on Instagram.

Estée Lauder Companies’ Alexandra Trower to retire

Estée Lauder Companies’ Alexandra Trower to retire

She’s set to step down on July 1; the company did not name a replacement.

Aura Frames launches Do It for the Gram contest for senior influencers

Aura Frames launches Do It for the Gram contest for senior influencers

The campaign celebrates senior women for Mother’s Day.