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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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People moves, account wins and other PR related news.

Climate group pressures agencies to drop fossil fuel clients

Climate group pressures agencies to drop fossil fuel clients

The push demands firms not work with fossil fuel companies or industry groups, and calls on staffers to pressure executives to that end.

Edelman to take on comms support for Saudi Neom megacity development

Edelman to take on comms support for Saudi Neom megacity development

Edelman is the latest in a host of agencies hired by the Saudi project this year.

Finn Partners takes on Dubai tourism account

Finn Partners takes on Dubai tourism account

The agency is amplifying the city’s positioning as a destination and increasing awareness about its history and attractions.

How corporate America is speaking out about the need for a presidential transition

How corporate America is speaking out about the need for a presidential transition

CEOs are ready for the Biden administration.

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People moves, account wins and other comms news.

McCann North America president Devika Bulchandani to leave for Ogilvy

McCann North America president Devika Bulchandani to leave for Ogilvy

Bulchandani will be responsible for driving all aspects of the firm’s core business in the U.S. and Canada, including PR and influence.

GCI Health names Kristin Cahill its next global CEO

GCI Health names Kristin Cahill its next global CEO

Wendy Lund will depart at year's end to serve as chief communications officer at Organon.

Golin names Tiffiny Bolden global head of HR

Golin names Tiffiny Bolden global head of HR

She replaces Carrie Galli, who left for W2O.

Next 15 performance improves in Q3 as US achieves 'modest' organic growth

Next 15 performance improves in Q3 as US achieves 'modest' organic growth

Next 15 says it continued to perform "ahead of management expectations" in the three months to 31 October. Organic revenue decline narrowed to three per cent in Q3, versus a 6.6 per cent dip in the first half.

FTI Consulting called out for energy-related comms efforts

FTI Consulting called out for energy-related comms efforts

The agency said it conforms to all industry ethical standards and practices.

Edelman launches predictive analytics tools for CommsTech offering

Edelman launches predictive analytics tools for CommsTech offering

The firm says the tools will help clients “see around corners."

PRSA NY elects Clear president Andrew Graham president

PRSA NY elects Clear president Andrew Graham president

The chapter also named a new executive committee and board members.

McCann’s Harris Diamond on agencies: 'We make ideas, and keep those ideas alive'

McCann’s Harris Diamond on agencies: 'We make ideas, and keep those ideas alive'

The McCann Worldgroup chairman and CEO, and former Weber Shandwick chief, announced his retirement last month.

Portland under investigation over potential lobbying breaches related to coronavirus crisis

Portland under investigation over potential lobbying breaches related to coronavirus crisis

The PRCA’s Public Affairs Board is investigating after a complaint was lodged that a Portland lobbyist may have breached ethical codes when “secretly” serving as an adviser to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) during the pandemic.

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People moves, account wins and other comms news.

Berk Communications named Weedmaps US AOR

Berk Communications named Weedmaps US AOR

The brand is pushing into new markets after state legalization measures were approved on Election Day.

Voya's Paul Gennaro on mentoring fellow veterans

Voya's Paul Gennaro on mentoring fellow veterans

Gennaro served in the U.S. Navy from 1988 to 1994.

APCO buys boutique London consultancy

APCO buys boutique London consultancy

APCO Worldwide has acquired TWC Associates, the three-strong boutique London-based business strategy consultancy, for an undisclosed sum.

Analysis

What the government’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign will look like

What the government’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign will look like

The federal government and the private sector will have their work cut out for them encouraging people to get the vaccine, and telling them how to do so.

Comms lessons from the 2020 U.S. presidential election

Comms lessons from the 2020 U.S. presidential election

Communicators also have a role to play moving the country forward.

Does the PR industry have an ageism problem?

Does the PR industry have an ageism problem?

Yes, say veterans who accuse agencies of missing the big picture while “fetishizing youth.”

How agencies are helping employees go to the polls

How agencies are helping employees go to the polls

In a year marked by uncertainty, PR firms are making Election Day slightly less stressful.

Work in progress: Agencies double down on DE&I initiatives, but yet to see results

Work in progress: Agencies double down on DE&I initiatives, but yet to see results

The pandemic has kept firms from hiring, holding back their efforts to bring on executives of color.

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