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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

U.K. approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine; Trump tweets veto threat; Nike ad draws praise and backlash in Japan.

Nielsen names Jamie Moldafsky chief marketing, communications officer

Nielsen names Jamie Moldafsky chief marketing, communications officer

Moldafsky will spearhead the integrated global function for Nielsen’s global media business.

How Covid-19 has impacted content about the holiday season

How Covid-19 has impacted content about the holiday season

The pandemic has altered the way we will celebrate this holiday season, as people prepare for smaller gatherings and a completely different approach to Black Friday sales.

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The COVID Effect: As our activity slows down, our attention ramps up

The COVID Effect: As our activity slows down, our attention ramps up

Never has it been more important to act with purpose and never has the opportunity to change been greater.

MWW sues indicted ex-EVP Andrew Garson for $10M

MWW sues indicted ex-EVP Andrew Garson for $10M

The suit alleges Garson, indicted by federal prosecutors last year, orchestrated a Ponzi-like scheme.

North 6th Agency promotes Daniela Mancinelli to CEO

North 6th Agency promotes Daniela Mancinelli to CEO

Founder Matt Rizzetta assumes the role of chairman.

Comms measurement: Adding context to the conversation

Comms measurement: Adding context to the conversation

As PR evolves, so must the way it is measured. New perspectives abound as industry leaders share their expertise on this Meltwater-hosted webcast.

Agency recruiters join forces to tackle the industry’s diversity challenges

Agency recruiters join forces to tackle the industry’s diversity challenges

Allies for Recruitment (AIR) is the first collective of advertising and marketing recruiters dedicated to sharing knowledge and promoting diverse and inclusive hiring practices.

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

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

Caltrans budgets $9m for stormwater pollution education effort; What did the world listen to in 2020?

Comms Challenges: Accepted and Confronted

Comms Challenges: Accepted and Confronted

Numerous obstacles comms has long faced have only been heightened by the inescapable uncertainty of 2020 — as evidenced by this fourth annual Comms Report from Cision and PRWeek, PR is up to the task.

Caltrans budgets $9m for stormwater pollution education effort

Caltrans budgets $9m for stormwater pollution education effort

Oral interviews of bidding agencies will happen next month.

Noom brings on Emma Frane in first comms hire

Noom brings on Emma Frane in first comms hire

Frane joins the weight loss app from Casper, where she led communications.

Vetted launches with expert directory for journalists

Vetted launches with expert directory for journalists

The online platform enables interview requests sent from reporters to prospective sources.

Covid erased $63bn in global adspend, and 2021 will only give back 59% of that

Covid erased $63bn in global adspend, and 2021 will only give back 59% of that

The latest forecast from WARC calls for a 10.2% drop in global ad spend in 2020, and the organization says it will take until 2022 to recover to 2019's level of spend.

Auction house Phillips hires Magda Grigorian as global comms head

Auction house Phillips hires Magda Grigorian as global comms head

She starts on Monday, reporting to CEO Edward Dolman.

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

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

Biden names all-female White House communications team; Moderna seeks emergency approval of COVID-19 vaccine.

Diffusion hires PR director to launch enterprise tech practice

Diffusion hires PR director to launch enterprise tech practice

Diffusion has set up an enterprise technology division to be led by senior tech PR director Lucie Bickerdike.

Biden names all-female White House communications team

Biden names all-female White House communications team

Kate Bedingfield was picked as communications director and Obama administration veteran Jen Psaki (pictured) was named White House press secretary.

Florida Paints hires TikTok star fired by Sherwin-Williams and gives him art studio

Florida Paints hires TikTok star fired by Sherwin-Williams and gives him art studio

Florida Paints founder Don Strube shared how he got the star to join his small business.

J Public Relations to open Nashville, Toronto offices

J Public Relations to open Nashville, Toronto offices

The firm is planning for post-pandemic growth.

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Just briefly

People moves, account wins and other PR related news.

Proof Analytics launches Proof BusinessGPS for marcomms

Proof Analytics launches Proof BusinessGPS for marcomms

The platform's automated analytics is quick and less expensive than traditional analytics, Proof says.

Cision launches new Analytics Dashboard, Interactive Reports

Cision launches new Analytics Dashboard, Interactive Reports

The additions make it easier to show the business impact of earned media, the company says.

Taboola upgrades Newsroom product site

Taboola upgrades Newsroom product site

The company wants to drive more subscribers, with initial results indicating a 30% increase.

Politics aside, brands aren’t giving up on polling platforms

Politics aside, brands aren’t giving up on polling platforms

Political polls are having another reputational crisis. Market research is a different story.

Socialbakers adds conversational AI chatbots to its marketing platform

Socialbakers adds conversational AI chatbots to its marketing platform

The AI chatbot technology automatically identifies and answers frequently asked queries via social media channels.

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

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

Biden transition media relations; the marketing buzzwords driving you crazy.