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Audi of America replaces one PR AOR with four agency partners

Audi of America replaces one PR AOR with four agency partners

Brand comms leader Tara Rush said the auto industry is facing unprecedented change.

BCW hires Carol Watson to lead North America diversity and inclusion

BCW hires Carol Watson to lead North America diversity and inclusion

She's the founder of Tangerine Watson and worked at the organization Diversity Best Practices.

Lippe Taylor hires Samsung vet Manvir Kalsi as insights and planning SVP

Lippe Taylor hires Samsung vet Manvir Kalsi as insights and planning SVP

Kalsi worked for Samsung between 2007 and 2017.

Sard Verbinnen retains title of top global M&A adviser as rivals gain ground

Sard Verbinnen retains title of top global M&A adviser as rivals gain ground

Sard Verbinnen again held its position as the agency that handled the most M&A deals globally in 2019, with Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher and Kekst CNC among the agencies moving up the tables.

Edelman Trust Barometer: Most of world's population down on capitalism

Edelman Trust Barometer: Most of world's population down on capitalism

"The essential truth is: people are scared," said Richard Edelman.

Just briefly: People moves and account wins

Just briefly: People moves and account wins

The latest hires, rebrands and practice launches around the U.S.

Data sought for PRWeek US Agency Business Report 2020

Data sought for PRWeek US Agency Business Report 2020

PRWeek's biggest annual review of the agency sector is underway and PR firms are invited to submit their U.S., Global and Americas information.

Robot nonprofit FIRST brings on the Purpose Collaborative

Robot nonprofit FIRST brings on the Purpose Collaborative

Porter Novelli previously worked with the organization.

Avra Goldstone Lorrimer to lead H+K New York

Avra Goldstone Lorrimer to lead H+K New York

She moved to New York from London for the role.

Edelman hires former SoFi comms leader Jim Prosser

Edelman hires former SoFi comms leader Jim Prosser

It's the second senior appointment announced by Edelman this week.

L'Oreal's Dermablend Professional names Boden first PR AOR

L'Oreal's Dermablend Professional names Boden first PR AOR

The brand wants consumers to know its purpose is to help everyone feel comfortable in their own skin.

Wise PR merges with Zimmerman Strategic Communications

Wise PR merges with Zimmerman Strategic Communications

The two firms have been working together for about a decade.

Brunswick hires Paul Ryan's former chief of staff

Brunswick hires Paul Ryan's former chief of staff

Jonathan Burks is joining the firm as a partner.

APCO acquires CSR shop Tembo Group

APCO acquires CSR shop Tembo Group

Tembo will be rebranded as an APCO company.

Just briefly: People moves and account wins

Just briefly: People moves and account wins

The latest hires, rebrands and practice launches around the U.S.

W2O acquires advertising, medical education firm 21Grams

W2O acquires advertising, medical education firm 21Grams

It's W2O's fourth acquisition in recent months.

What it was like to work with Harold Burson

What it was like to work with Harold Burson

Burson-Marsteller alums, associates on what they learned from the PR pioneer.

'Spiritual leader for the industry': Agency CEOs on Harold Burson's legacy

'Spiritual leader for the industry': Agency CEOs on Harold Burson's legacy

Rivals turned friends remember the industry's North Star.

Harold Burson through the years: A timeline of the PR legend's life

Harold Burson through the years: A timeline of the PR legend's life

Burson's career spanned from the Nuremberg Trials to coming to the office nearly every day well into his 90s.

Slideshow: Remembering Harold Burson

Slideshow: Remembering Harold Burson

PRWeek shares photos and video from his illustrious career.

Analysis

Weber Shandwick: does Rachel Friend's shock departure point to unresolved issues at the UK business?

Weber Shandwick: does Rachel Friend's shock departure point to unresolved issues at the UK business?

Rachel Friend's sudden departure from Weber Shandwick surprised many in the industry, but sources close to the agency believe "the writing was on the wall", despite the UK business achieving impressive results during her tenure.

A booming PR job market, but...

A booming PR job market, but...

The federal government's industry employment numbers only tell part of the story.

Ready for anything: After a volatile 2019, PR pros brace for 2020

Ready for anything: After a volatile 2019, PR pros brace for 2020

The presidential election is only the tip of the iceberg.

From Fearless Girl to Like a Girl: The campaigns that moved the decade

From Fearless Girl to Like a Girl: The campaigns that moved the decade

PR did the heavy lifting on many of the most influential campaigns of the past 10 years.

Trump, #MeToo and Greta: The biggest PR moments that defined a decade

Trump, #MeToo and Greta: The biggest PR moments that defined a decade

As we enter 2020, you can still dunk in the dark.