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Roku hires Brunswick's Eric Savitz as corp comms senior director

Roku hires Brunswick's Eric Savitz as corp comms senior director

Brunswick represented Roku for its IPO last fall.

Kelly Parisi joins startup Honey as comms VP

Kelly Parisi joins startup Honey as comms VP

She previously worked at Girls Who Code, LeanIn.org, and Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.

Breakfast Briefing: Market responds positively to Zuckerberg testimony

Breakfast Briefing: Market responds positively to Zuckerberg testimony

But the Facebook CEO faces more questions from Congress today.

So how's Mark doing? Grade Zuck's performance in front of Congress

So how's Mark doing? Grade Zuck's performance in front of Congress

How is the Facebook chief executive standing up to questioning by Congress? Take our poll.

Breakfast Briefing: Zuckerberg on the Hill

Breakfast Briefing: Zuckerberg on the Hill

Facebook's CEO is set to testify in front of Congress today. Here's what experts will be watching.

Corey duBrowa to exit Salesforce for lead Google comms role

Corey duBrowa to exit Salesforce for lead Google comms role

Former Starbucks global comms head had been with the Marc Benioff-helmed cloud computing firm for just eight months.

Coinbase names Rachael Horwitz comms VP, explores agency support

Coinbase names Rachael Horwitz comms VP, explores agency support

The company could bring on an agency in the next 90 days.

Breakfast Briefing: Zuckerberg to meet lawmakers ahead of highly anticipated testimony

Breakfast Briefing: Zuckerberg to meet lawmakers ahead of highly anticipated testimony

Also today: Facebook will begin alerting users whose data was accessed by Cambridge Analytica.

Breakfast Briefing: Facebook apology tour, part 2

Breakfast Briefing: Facebook apology tour, part 2

Your guide to the top comms news as you close out the week.

Lee Anderson-Brooke joins Weber from Edelman to lead West Coast tech, corporate

Lee Anderson-Brooke joins Weber from Edelman to lead West Coast tech, corporate

He is a veteran of Edelman, PayPal, and Nokia.

No bell-ringing, no problem: A look at Spotify's unusually transparent IPO

No bell-ringing, no problem: A look at Spotify's unusually transparent IPO

The music-streaming brand worked with Brunswick, H+K, and Trailrunner International as it went public.

Poll: Should Bezos take the bait and respond to Trump?

Poll: Should Bezos take the bait and respond to Trump?

Feeding the trolls? Or defending his company?

Cannes Lions, HP launch diversity-aimed mentoring program #MoreLikeMe

Cannes Lions, HP launch diversity-aimed mentoring program #MoreLikeMe

Each of HP's roster agencies, including Edelman, will nominate candidates for the #MoreLikeMe program.

Next 15 full-year profit grows 21 per cent on acquisitions and 'strong' H2

Next 15 full-year profit grows 21 per cent on acquisitions and 'strong' H2

Next 15 saw full-year pre-tax profit grow 21 per cent to £29.3m ($41.2m), buoyed by acquisitions and "strong organic growth" in H2, but offset by some negative impact of the relative strength of Sterling.

HQ Trivia's comms head, with the quiz app since #SweetgreenGate, exits

HQ Trivia's comms head, with the quiz app since #SweetgreenGate, exits

Kristen Alsterklint reflects on how HQ became a cultural phenomenon.

Grindr global marketing head Peter Sloterdyk exits for Netflix

Grindr global marketing head Peter Sloterdyk exits for Netflix

Sloterdyk joined Grindr as its first global marketing leader in late 2016.

Timeline of a crisis: Intel's security meltdowns

Timeline of a crisis: Intel's security meltdowns

How an industry-wide cyber flaw became an Intel scandal

Breakfast Briefing: Facebook to give users more control over personal data

Breakfast Briefing: Facebook to give users more control over personal data

Plus: Cosmopolitan's cover lines are too racy for Walmart's checkouts. That and Wednesday morning's biggest communications stories below.

Facebook's crisis timeline

Facebook's crisis timeline

A News Feed of Facebook's data collection crisis, in chronological order.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise global comms SVP Howard Clabo exits

Hewlett Packard Enterprise global comms SVP Howard Clabo exits

Clabo is forming a communications consultancy.

Analysis

Crisis communicators give Zuckerberg high marks for testimony

Crisis communicators give Zuckerberg high marks for testimony

The Facebook CEO did not wilt during Tuesday's marathon Senate session.

'A watershed moment': have people woken up to how their Facebook data is used following the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

'A watershed moment': have people woken up to how their Facebook data is used following the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

Data firm Cambridge Analytica and Facebook are both in the dock of public opinion this week after it became clear that the personal data of 50 million of the social-media platform's users were obtained in dubious circumstances and then used to target voters.

PR pros: Mr. Zuckerberg, it's time to go to Washington (and Brussels)

PR pros: Mr. Zuckerberg, it's time to go to Washington (and Brussels)

The CEO's absence from public view since the Cambridge Analytica story broke on Friday has created a leadership vacuum at a time of crisis for Facebook.

Time's up: Exclusive survey shows extent of sexual harassment in PR and comms

Time's up: Exclusive survey shows extent of sexual harassment in PR and comms

An exclusive survey for PRWeek makes grim reading as it lifts the lid on sexual harassment in the UK PR and communications industry, and now key figures have pledged to take action for lasting change.

Virality, connectivity, and a charismatic host: HQ Trivia's glitchy secret sauce

Virality, connectivity, and a charismatic host: HQ Trivia's glitchy secret sauce

The app's glitches and miniscule winnings aren't slowing it down. How the app became the biggest trivia sensation since Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? with minimal marketing.