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Around the (solitary but tricked out) office with RKPR’s Rachel Kay

Around the (solitary but tricked out) office with RKPR’s Rachel Kay

The agency founder continued working at her office after sending employees home.

Taylor releases diversity statistics, shares them with Hold The PRess

Taylor releases diversity statistics, shares them with Hold The PRess

Two Taylor employees were part of the group that cofounded the initiative, which calls on PR firms to reveal diversity stats.

Rethinking Media Relations Today

Rethinking Media Relations Today

Landing an earned media placement was always challenging, but now it’s even more so as the global pandemic, economic downturn and calls for change have shaken up the media relations landscape once again.

Journalists coach comms pros on how to pitch

Journalists coach comms pros on how to pitch

PR’s relationship with the media is among its most important. This eBook, presented by News Direct, offers exclusive counsel – provided by the best source – on how to improve it.

Purpose and your people: A powerful combination

Purpose and your people: A powerful combination

Organizations are increasingly realizing the need to infuse purpose into all aspects of employee engagement. Tactics and inspiration toward that goal abounded during a recent WE-hosted virtual event.

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Edelman reports slight increase in percentage of non-white employees since 2018

Edelman reports slight increase in percentage of non-white employees since 2018

It’s the first time the world’s largest PR firm has released a full racial and ethnic breakdown of its U.S. staff.

Coronavirus Briefing: Support for mask mandates, the pandemic versus the US and flourishing misinformation

Coronavirus Briefing: Support for mask mandates, the pandemic versus the US and flourishing misinformation

This week’s Haymarket Media Coronavirus Briefing is 1,131 words and will take you six minutes to read.

The future of earned media is now

The future of earned media is now

COVID has accelerated the digital revolutions underway in nearly every other industry that now includes communications as well. The great leap forward in media relations has begun.

Tom Goodwin leaves Publicis following combative tweets on coronavirus

Tom Goodwin leaves Publicis following combative tweets on coronavirus

The holding company parted ways with Goodwin after he tweeted about pandemic.

Propel adds broadcast monitoring to product suite

Propel adds broadcast monitoring to product suite

Israeli PR technology company Propel has launched a broadcast-monitoring product that covers TV and radio in more than a dozen countries.

Zignal Labs picks Lexalytics for AI-based NLP for Impact Intelligence platform

Zignal Labs picks Lexalytics for AI-based NLP for Impact Intelligence platform

The enhancements will help marketers and PR pros gain understanding of perceptions across media.

Onclusive expands media monitoring platform

Onclusive expands media monitoring platform

Essentials and Pro editions are new.

News director adds Hershberg as media partnership chief

News director adds Hershberg as media partnership chief

Plus sales and multimedia hires.

Tech Talk with Onclusive CEO Dan Beltramo

Tech Talk with Onclusive CEO Dan Beltramo

“Creativity hasn’t gone away. It will always be important, but the CMO was a very secondary C-suite figure until he or she embraced data and accountability.”

Coffee Break: Pay Our Interns’ Carlos Vera

Coffee Break: Pay Our Interns’ Carlos Vera

Advocacy organization’s cofounder & executive director talks about the importance of remuneration and finding a diverse internship pool: “Experience does not pay the bills.”

So you’re taking an event virtual. The good news is measurement isn’t all that different

So you’re taking an event virtual. The good news is measurement isn’t all that different

There’s enough to stress out about when making a real-world event a virtual event.

Focus on what’s vital, not what’s easily visible

Focus on what’s vital, not what’s easily visible

Lesson from losing political campaigns: too many businesses use metrics that are just easy to find -- if they have metrics at all.

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 plans mega ad buy; Revealing pre-event Samsung leak; Clorox expects wipe shortage into 2021.

Should brands rethink their TikTok strategy?

Should brands rethink their TikTok strategy?

As uncertainty and confusion dominate headlines about TikTok’s future, we ask industry experts if this could mean a shift in strategy for brands.

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Moe’s, Cinnabon parent names Dawn Ray as corp comms SVP

Moe’s, Cinnabon parent names Dawn Ray as corp comms SVP

It’s a newly created role leading strategic corporate comms at the holding company.

HR, diversity leader Melissa Boone joins Haymarket Media board

HR, diversity leader Melissa Boone joins Haymarket Media board

Boone is VP of talent for DLH Holdings. From 2014 to 2018, she served as VP of human resources at Haymarket Media.

Healthcare is bright spot for Havas as Q2 organic revenue dives 18%

Healthcare is bright spot for Havas as Q2 organic revenue dives 18%

Dependence on Europe means it suffered more than some rivals, agency group insists.

Snapchat launches first global B2B campaign

Snapchat launches first global B2B campaign

Meet the Snapchat generation runs in the U.S. through 17 August.

The benefits of having one PR agency

The benefits of having one PR agency

Having a single PR shop isn’t the right solution for every brand.

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

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

Havas Health & You shines in otherwise grim Q2; More TikTok sale implications; Twitter faces hefty fine.

Lippe Taylor hire Seiden’s Kate Charles as chief planning officer

Lippe Taylor hire Seiden’s Kate Charles as chief planning officer

Charles to oversee the New York agency’s analytics capability.

Brunswick Group helps 7‑Eleven with $21b Speedway deal

Brunswick Group helps 7‑Eleven with $21b Speedway deal

The deal is expected to close in Q1 2021.