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Average UK PR agency spends £11K on pitching every year, research
20-01-2022 | 08:13:59
A new study of senior agency professionals has found that the average agency undertakes 27 pitches to win new contracts every year, with 62 hours spent on average per pitch.


Symphony Technology Group acquires Kantar Reputation Intelligence, PRgloo and Onclusive to form a new global partner for PR and Communications
06-01-2022 | 08:14:37
Together the three businesses merge to create a new global media monitoring, measurement, and workflow management partner for PR and communications.


Force4 Technology Communications launches B2B tech PR and Marketing Communications agency
05-01-2022 | 08:27:10
Force4 Technology Communications, LLC has announced its launch as a trusted and innovative provider of public relations and marketing communications services for B2B high tech companies.


PRCA research reveals impact of ‘Plan B’ Covid measures on PR industry
24-12-2021 | 07:49:14
Half (50%) of public relations bosses and in-house leaders expect the Government’s latest Plan B measures to have little or no impact on business prospects, according to a PRCA ‘Plan B’ Pulse Check study.


Consumer marketing firm HUNTER: London joins PRCA as largest corporate member
22-12-2021 | 07:11:45
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced consumer marketing firm HUNTER: London as its latest corporate member.


Essence names Maureen Morrison SVP of Global Marketing and Communications
16-12-2021 | 08:34:15
In her role, she will oversee the agency’s marketing, communications, content and editorial products across its 23 offices in 14 countries.


Hotwire launches tech training for marketing and communication professionals
10-12-2021 | 07:45:08
Hotwire, the global technology communications consultancy part of Enero Group, has launched Hotwire Into Tech—an on-demand course for mid-to-senior marketing and communications professionals interested in transitioning to a job in technology.


Hill+Knowlton appoints Grant Toups as first global Chief Technology Officer
09-12-2021 | 07:13:41
Toups will advance H+K’s end-to-end technology and intelligence strategy, building the firm’s ecosystem of technology-based offerings and improving the use of data science and analytics to drive client success and employee growth and experience.


Volkswagen announces reorganization of brand and group communications line up
03-12-2021 | 11:24:00
Germany automotive manufacturer Volkswagen has announced that the structural separation of Brand and Group Communications that was initiated in July 2020 at the Wolfsburg site has been completed


WPP’s global communications network Grey announces new global creative leadership and studio structure
03-12-2021 | 11:18:14
Michael Houston, Worldwide CEO of Grey, has announced that John Patroulis has been promoted to Global Creative Chairman & President, Creative Business, and Javier Campopiano has been promoted to Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of Grey.


PRCA relaunches Business Development Group
02-12-2021 | 16:44:06
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has relaunched its Business Development (BD) Group, with 3 Monkeys Zeno’s Rebecca Wagstaffe and Richmond & Towers’ Anouska Leon to co-chair the Group.


Finsbury Glover Hering and SVC complete merger, creating global strategic communications company
02-12-2021 | 16:40:56
The firm brings together over 1,000 communications professionals, operating from 25 offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States, including its global headquarters in New York.


Strategic consulting firms as most critical PR skill, ICCO World PR Report
26-11-2021 | 11:58:17
The specific areas of focus for talent development come on the back of 52% of those surveyed, saying that ‘retaining PR and Communications talent’ was the biggest challenge for their business going forward.


Muck Rack database reveals how many listeners every active podcast has
24-11-2021 | 15:08:14
This latest addition to the leading Public Relations Management (PRM) software builds on Muck Rack’s initial podcaster database launch and brings even more value to the thousands of organizations around the world that rely on Muck Rack’s all-in-one solution.


Omnicom PR Group appoints Kiersten Zweibaum as Global Chief Growth and Marketing Officer
19-11-2021 | 12:48:58
Omnicom Public Relations Group, OPRG, a division of Omnicom Group's Communications Consultancy Network, has announced the appointment of Kiersten Zweibaum as Global Chief Growth and Marketing Officer.


Parpia Global Management acquires The Summit Group Communications
09-11-2021 | 16:00:00
The Summit Group (TSG) Communications, Inc., a full-service marketing, communications and advertising agency focused on growing businesses, has announced it has been acquired by Parpia Global Management.


Liana Technologies acquires majority of Swedish marketing technology provider Ungapped
03-11-2021 | 11:12:14
In a transaction made on October 29th, 2021, Liana Technologies, part of the Ilkka-Yhtymä Group, became the majority stakeholder of the Swedish marketing technology company Ungapped.


Edelman launches financial and capital markets communications boutique agency in Canada
29-10-2021 | 14:41:00
Edelman has launched Edelman Smithfield in Canada, a dedicated financial and capital markets communications boutique agency within the larger firm.


Global PR industry poised for return of international travel, study
22-10-2021 | 14:42:19
Almost half (44%) of PR professionals around the world plan to resume international business travel in the next six months, according to new research published by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) and the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO).


Havas Media Group names Courtney Cherry Managing Director of Global Communications
21-10-2021 | 16:25:13
Reporting to HMG’s Chief Global Growth Officer, Erin Flaxman, Cherry is responsible for developing and implementing a growth-driven global marketing and communications strategy for the agency.