Keith O'Brien

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PR Firm Ensures Clients Will Be Savaged By Gawker Media - Posted May 4, 2010
Well, maybe not. However, social media focused agency Attention -- home to former PRWeek editor-in-chief Keith O'Brien -- has taken to internet stunts lately as a way... [FishbowlDC]

PRWeek Senior Reporter Tonya Garcia Leaving Publication - Posted October 9, 2009
Exclusive: PRNewser has learned that PRWeek Senior Reporter Tonya Garcia is leaving the publication. There is currently a PRWeek listing for a Senior Reporter on the PRNewser job board. Reached for comment, PRWeek Executive Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Cataloging Hacks-Turned-Flack - Posted August 24, 2009
Journalists leaving their posts to take up careers in public relations is not a new thing, though it seems to be accelerating lately with the doom and gloom hitting the media business. My co-editor Joe Ciarallo recently asked "... [FishbowlDC]

Search for PRWeek EiC Continues - Posted August 12, 2009
The search continues at Haymarket Media for new Editor-in-Chief of the U.S. edition of PRWeek, since Keith O'Brien left for a position at the Attention agency in early April of this ... [FishbowlDC]

Attention Hires Kristin Maverick as Director in Consumer Practice - Posted August 12, 2009
Former Carrot Creative Director of Communications Kristin Maverick has joined Attention as a Director in the agency's consumer practice. Maverick is the latest of a number of high-profile hires for the agency, which inc... [FishbowlDC]

Do Former Journalists Make Good PR Pros? - Posted June 1, 2009
PRWeek editor-in-chief Keith O'Brien left the publication for a position at Attention PR last month. More recently LA Times techn... [FishbowlDC]

Ad/PR Beat Reporters Confirm Moving Back to Manhattan Is Trend - Posted May 12, 2009
[image cred] Manhattan is cheap again. And The New York Times' Michael Grynbaum spoke with AdAge's Matthew Creamer and former PRWeek... [FishbowlDC]

PRWeek Goes Monthly; Weekly Edition Becomes Digital - Posted April 15, 2009
PRWeek announced a reorganization of its editorial today, which will replace the weekly paper edition with a digital version. It appears they are pulling all content back behind the subscription wall in response to the difficult economy. The trade pub began releasing some items for free in 2004, followed... [FishbowlDC]

Attention! PR Grabs Keith O'Brien from PRWeek - Posted April 7, 2009
Exclusive: Another journalist jumped to a PR agency today as Keith O'Brien leaves his editor-in-chief post at PRWeek to join Attention!PR. O'Brien will focus on the tech and media practices at the roughly... [FishbowlDC]

PRN/PRWeek Survey: 80% of Media List Email as Preferred Pitch Method - Posted April 6, 2009
PRWeek and PRNewsire today released their annual "2009 PRWeek/PR Newswire Media Survey," the results of which indicated that the "media profession remains turbulent," among other findings. On that note, "20% of media professionals report increased responsibilities out... [FishbowlDC]