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Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted June 13, 2014
The National Center for Civil and Human Rights has named Porter Novelli as ... [FishbowlDC]

10 Top Firms Promise Not to 'Sockpuppet' Clients' Wikipedia Pages - Posted June 10, 2014
One of the PR industry's longstanding ethical debates appears closer to a resolution: the matter of ... [FishbowlDC]

Ukrainian Comms Pros Launch 'Crisis Media Center' as Russian Offensive Proceeds - Posted March 7, 2014
On a compelling but somber note, a volunteer team of professionals from at least ten different firms has banded together in the form of the... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: CBS Interactive, Porter Novelli and Hornall Anderson - Posted January 22, 2014
Christine Castro has been named senior vice president, communications, for CBS Interactive. In her new roll, Castro will oversee all global external and internal communications and public relations efforts for CBS Interactive and its portfolio of digital brands, including CBS.com, CBSNews.com, CBSSports.com, CNET, GameSpot, and TV.com. Castro will work with the... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Ogilvy, Porter Novelli and Stanton & Company - Posted December 6, 2013
Ogilvy Public Relations announced that Jennifer Wayman, MHS, Ogilvy Washington's executive vice president and group director of Social Marketing, has been promoted to managing director of US Social Marketing effective January 1, 2014. In her new role, Wayman will work with Robert Mathias, Ogilvy PR's North American CEO, to grow the... [FishbowlDC]

Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted September 26, 2013
"Everything in life is luck." - Donald Trump We assume The Donald didn't mean overcoming multiple bankruptcies to become a reality TV star, fake political candidate, ... [GalleyCat]

Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted September 26, 2013
"Everything in life is luck." - Donald Trump We assume The Donald didn't mean overcoming multiple bankruptcies to become a reality TV star, fake political candidate, ... [FishbowlDC]

Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted September 20, 2013
"Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets." - Andy Warhol This may well be true, but someone still has to enlighten the public about doing it safely and pleasurably--and for "sexual wellbeing brand" Durex in the Americas that someone ... [FishbowlDC]

Google Doesn't Really Want to Kill Your Press Release - Posted August 12, 2013
In case you missed it, the PR world agrees to disagree with ZDNet's click bait freakout headline "Did Google just kill PR agencies?" OK, so what did the big guys' changes to webmaster rules on links and keywords do? They forced PR pr... [GalleyCat]

Google Doesn't Really Want to Kill Your Press Release - Posted August 12, 2013
In case you missed it, the PR world agrees to disagree with ZDNet's click bait freakout headline "Did Google just kill PR agencies?" OK, so what did the big guys' changes to webmaster rules on links and keywords do? They forced PR pr... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Porter Novelli, Reuters and Time Inc. - Posted May 29, 2013
Porter Novelli announced that Karen Ovseyevitz, partner, regional director of Porter Novelli's Latin American presence and co-managing director of Martec Porter Novelli in Mexico and Porter Novelli's Florida office, has been appointed president, Latin America, effective June 1, 2013. Ovseyevitz will be charged with developing Porter Novelli's Latin American presence; managing... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Fleishman-Hillard, Univision, The Wall Street Journal, EOS - Posted March 29, 2013
International communications firm Fleishman-Hillard announced the hiring of Wendi Taylor Nations, who will serve as senior vice president, partner and leader of the health and wellness group in the firm's Chicago office. Before joining Fleishman, Nations spent ten years at Porter Novelli, serving as healthcare practice director and managing director of... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Porter Novelli, Rubenstein PR, Widmeyer Communications and More - Posted March 27, 2013
Top firm Porter Novelli announced the addition of industry vet Fred Shank to its roster in the role of senior vice president, consumer practice. Shank joins Porter Novelli after spending nearly four years in a VP position at Edelman PR, where he worked as a strategic leader on accounts for clients... [FishbowlDC]

More Firms Creating Their Own Data Analytics Systems - Posted March 18, 2013
In case you missed it, last week brought a couple of stories that hinted at a new strategic direction for PR firms. As Hotwire PR's Leslie Campisi put it in ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Porter Novelli, Bully Pulpit Interactive, Business Wire, and AMC - Posted March 15, 2013
Porter Novelli announced that Jesse Soleil has joined the New York office as senior vice president, digital. In his role he will be responsible for designing cross-platform digital experiences for clients across all practices. For the past four years, Soleil was CEO of Massiverse LLC, a boutique media entertainment company, which... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Tucker/Hall Inc., Porter Novelli, Oxygen Media, and More - Posted February 1, 2013
Tucker/Hall, Inc. named Stephanie Amberg vice president at the firm. Amberg was a senior communications advisor at Tucker/Hall in the mid-1990s focusing on public relations and marketing strategies in the areas of commercial real estate, tourism and hospitality and luxury brands. Amberg returned to Tucker/Hall in 2012 after serving as vice... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Porter Novelli, MercuryCSC and Hager Sharp - Posted January 16, 2013
Porter Novelli announced that Darl n Monterisi has been named managing director of Porter Novelli New York, succeeding Karen van Bergen who was recently named CEO of the company. Monterisi joined the agency in 2011 as an executive vice president to... [FishbowlDC]

Porter Novelli Names Karen Van Bergen CEO - Posted December 17, 2012
Global PR leader Porter Novelli will make big changes in the New Year: Parent company Diversified Agency Services (DAS) ... [FishbowlDC]

Does the Growth of PR 'Threaten Democracy?' - Posted October 8, 2012
Excuse us for the inflammatory headline courtesy of Guardian UK's media commentator Roy Greenslade--but it certainly got our att... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Ogilvy PR, Zola Books, MRM, and More - Posted July 20, 2012
Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR) has announced that Kevin Slagle joins the agency's corporate communications practice as senior vice president. Prior to joining Ogilvy PR, Slagle was a principal and partner with Capitol Public Affairs ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Financial Services Forum, Porter Novelli, and More - Posted July 11, 2012
The comms director for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.), Laena Fallon is leaving her post to become the VP of comms for the Financial Services... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Another Porter Novelli departure; A Council of PR Firms replacement; and More - Posted July 3, 2012
Porter Novelli's global president and CFO Anthony Viceroy is leaving the company, joining CEO Gary Stockman and CMO Michael Goldberg, wh... [GalleyCat]

Roll Call: Porter Novelli's Stockman, Emanate, and GYMR - Posted June 22, 2012
Word is that Gary Stockman is set to resign from his post as CEO of Porter Novelli. Chief strategy officer Michael Ramah will become acting CEO as of July 31. The firm lost its long-time Gillette account during the latter part of 2011 and a number of execs have left... [FishbowlDC]

Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted May 22, 2012
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has chosen Porter Novelli for an educational campaign that was part of the Affordable Care Act. It's a $20 million cont... [FishbowlDC]

Omnicom's PR Revenue Grew 6.5 Percent in Q1 - Posted April 17, 2012
Omnicom earnings announcement for Q1 2012 showed an overall 6.5 percent revenue growth for the company's PR business during the quarter, totaling $306.9 million. Organic growth was 4.4 percent for the quarter. PR accounts for 9.3 percent of Omni... [FishbowlDC]

PepsiCo's Beverage Group Cuts Agency Ties - Posted April 13, 2012
PepsiCo's North American beverage arm is no longer working with Porter Novelli, one of many ties that the company has cut. PepsiCo's beverage division ... [FishbowlDC]

Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted April 3, 2012
Aston Martin has chosen Porter Novelli as its AOR in China after a competitive search. Outreach efforts will target ultra-high net worth individuals across China with social media and influencer ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Glover Park Group, Univision, the AAF, and More - Posted March 21, 2012
Jon Gans is joining Glover Park Group as MD. Gans is a lawyer, currently serving as policy director and deputy chief of staff for Senate Republican... [FishbowlDC]

Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted March 20, 2012
Speaking of ... [FishbowlDC]

PRs Talk About Their Trips to SXSW - Posted March 13, 2012
The interactive portion of SXSW is coming to a close today (the music portion... [FishbowlDC]

Deadlines, Tips for Winning the Cannes Lions - Posted February 9, 2012
The Cannes Lions is open for entries... [FishbowlDC]

Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted February 7, 2012
[caption id="attachment_33557" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Lil Wayne/Nicki Minaj label Cash Money Records has hired the Susan Magrino Agency for a Grammy party."][/caption] BabyBj rn, the Swedish baby products company, has hired ... [FishbowlDC]

Winskie Leaves Porter Novelli - Posted January 19, 2012
Porter Novelli's president Julie Winskie has left the firm, Ad Age reports. She's been with the firm for more than 20 years. The magazine q... [FishbowlDC]

Weber Shandwick Partners With Liberty Mutual For Crisis Insurance - Posted January 19, 2012
Weber Shandwick has teamed up with Liberty Mutual Insurance to become the go-to firm for crisis comms for that company's custom... [FishbowlDC]

Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted December 15, 2011
Florida A&M University's Board of Trustees has hired Dan Klores Communications to handle crisis communications in the wake of the November 19 death of drum major Robert Champion, WCTV reports. According to the news outlet, DKC will be paid $25,000 plus $5,000 for expens... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: 'Harper's', Edelman, Porter Novelli, and More - Posted November 30, 2011
[caption id="attachment_30786" align="alignleft" width="128" caption="Jason Chupick. Photo: Steve Bartel"][/caption] A congratulations to one of our own: PRNewser contributor Jason Chupick has been named VP of PR for ... [FishbowlDC]

Former Porter Novelli Exec Joins Yoxi - Posted November 15, 2011
John Havens has joined Yoxi, a branding and media organization for entrepreneurs and organizations focused on social good. Havens will serve as EVP of strategy and engagement. In this role, he'll lead business development for the company and match business... [FishbowlDC]

Council of PR Firms Announces the 2012 Board - Posted October 27, 2011
Speaking of the Council of PR Firms... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: CNN, Disney/ABC, Porter Novelli, and More - Posted October 26, 2011
[caption id="attachment_29283" align="alignleft" width="155" caption="Former Senator and U.S. ambassador Carol Moseley Braun"][/caption] Former TVNewser editor Steve Krakauer has been promoted to CNN... [FishbowlDC]

Omnicom's Global Revenue Increases 12.9 Percent in Q3 - Posted October 18, 2011
Omnicom Group has reported its third quarter earnings, announcing a 12.9 percent global rise in revenue to about $3.38 billion. Revenue for Q3 2010 was $2.99 million. Domestically, revenue was up 5.3 percent to about $1.7 billion from about... [FishbowlDC]

Get Your Reputation Insured With AIG - Posted October 14, 2011
Well now. AIG subsidiary Chartis has launched a product this week called "ReputationGuard" that will offer services from Burson-Marsteller and Porter Novelli ... [FishbowlDC]

PN Adds Former Homeland Security Comms Leader, Cuts Other Execs - Posted August 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_25161" align="alignleft" width="213" caption="Sean Smith"][/caption] Sean Smith, the former assistant secretary of public affairs at the Department of Ho... [FishbowlDC]

Omnicom Reports 14.7 Percent Revenue Increase in Q2 - Posted July 19, 2011
Omnicom Group, home to firms including Fleishman-Hillard, Porter Novelli... [FishbowlDC]

Will 2012 Be a Big Year for PR at the Cannes Lions? - Posted June 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_23406" align="alignnone" width="476" caption="Clemenger BBDO Melbourne, an ad agency, took the top PR prize this year with a campaign for National Australia Bank."][/caption] The 2011 Cannes Lions wrapped up this weekend and it looks like the PR industry has a lot of work to do to improve its showin... [FishbowlDC]

'Predictive Analytics,' How to Win the PR Award, and Partying at Cannes - Posted June 22, 2011
Calling the Cannes Lions 2011 event both "a networking opportunity and a learning opportunity," Israel Mirsky, ... [FishbowlDC]

Silver Anvil Award Winners Announced - Posted June 10, 2011
The PRSA handed out its annual Silver Anvil awards last night at the Equitable Tower in New York City. Among last night's winners were Porter Novell... [FishbowlDC]

Healthcare Slowly Taking Steps Online - Posted May 16, 2011
[caption id="attachment_20994" align="alignleft" width="311" caption="WebMD is one of the many websites that consumers are consulting for health info."][/caption] We spoke with Porter Novelli's ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Porter Novelli, U of Miami, Makovsky & Co, and More - Posted May 11, 2011
Darl n Monterisi has joined Porter Novelli as EVP, handl... [FishbowlDC]

What's Augmented Reality? And Other Mobile Topics - Posted May 5, 2011
Don't we already live in an augmented reality? Kind of, but our reality will get even m... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Porter Novelli, Ogilvy, Portland Communications, and More - Posted May 4, 2011
[caption id="attachment_20377" align="alignleft" width="190" caption="Barbara DeBuono"][/caption] ... [FishbowlDC]

Working Out the Kinks In Sentiment Analysis -- And Focusing on the Opportunities, Too - Posted April 13, 2011
What's the most important requirement for sentiment analytics to succeed? Make that question plural, and let's start our answers with something that the tools in this area themselves have no influence on: Good quality data. During yesterday's second annual Sentiment Analysis Symposium in New York Ci... [semanticweb.com]

PostRank Analyzes Sharing of Content from Large Agencies - Posted March 24, 2011
PostRank, an Ontario, Canada-based company that measures and monitors social Web data, has taken a closer look at how much content from large PR firms was shared across Delicious, Twitter, Facebook, comments, and trackbacks during the month of February. Overall, ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: GolinHarris, GCI, MTV, and More - Posted March 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_16297" align="alignright" width="324" caption="'Deadliest Warrior' is one of the shows on MTV's Spike TV. MTV's Entertainment Group has a new EVP."][/caption] Hortense Nastase has been named ... [FishbowlDC]

Porter Novelli Acquires Voce - Posted February 24, 2011
Porter Novelli announced today that it acquired Silicon Valley agency Voce Communications. Voce was founded in 1999 by Richard Cline, David Black and ... [FishbowlDC]

Porter Novelli Rebrands - Posted November 15, 2010
Porter Novelli has unveiled a new logo and website retiring its previous 20-plus year-old look. The firm timed the introduction to coincide with the start of business in the firm's Asi... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Changes at Porter Novelli, Weber Shandwick, Walt Disney, and More - Posted October 29, 2010
Porter Novelli has restructured its global healthcare practice. Barbara DeBuono, the firm's chief medical officer, will lead the practice as global director of health and social marketing. And there are four new hires in New York and London: Susan Hayes returns to the firm to serve as partner, managing the Novartis... [FishbowlDC]

Welch's Waited for New CMO to Make AOR Decision - Posted October 20, 2010
Porter Novelli announced on Monday that it had been selected as the new AOR for Welch's. The searc... [FishbowlDC]

Omnicom Reports 5.1 Percent Increase in PR Revenue for Q3 - Posted October 19, 2010
Omnicom Group (NYSE:OMC) announced its third quarter results today, reporting a 5.1 percent increase in PR revenue for the quarter, a total of nearly $280 million. Year-to-date, the company's PR arm has generated $846.7 million in revenue, a 6.1 percent increase.... [FishbowlDC]

Welch's Selects Porter Novelli as AOR - Posted October 18, 2010
Welch's, known for its grape juice and other Concord grape products, has selected Porter Novelli as its AOR. The firm has created a team in its Boston, New York, and Washington D.C. off... [FishbowlDC]

Ad Week Social Media Panel: 'This Isn't Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' - Posted September 28, 2010
With the first day of Advertising Week drawing to a close, lots of people gathered for one of the final panel discussions of Monday afternoon: "The New Customer Engagement Model." On the panel: Stephanie Agresta, EVP of strategy and social media at ... [FishbowlDC]

Augmented Reality Becoming An Option For Consumer Engagement - Posted September 17, 2010
Emerging technologies such as augmented reality are on their way to transforming how we conduct business, according to John Havens, SVP, Porter Novelli. He spoke at Business Development Institute's Mobile Social conference on Wednesday in New York. Havens said some of these seemingly futuristic capabilities have ... [FishbowlDC]

PR Firms Lend Support to Climate Initiatives Around UN Climate Change Conference - Posted November 30, 2009
A number of agencies are throwing support behind next week's United Nation's Climate Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Porter Novelli announced a partnership with the Copenhagen Climate Council today, a think tank not officially part of the event, but one that is aligned in many ways. All work is ... [FishbowlDC]

Rachel Maddow Calls Out Another PR Firm; This Time It's Porter Novelli - Posted November 19, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy First it was ... [FishbowlDC]

Seeds for Strategic Alliance Between Epiphany and Porter Novelli Planted at BlogHer - Posted November 10, 2009
Porter Novelli announced a strategic alliance with "influencer marketing and public relations agency" Epiphany today. The 15-person agency moved into PN's New York offices on Halloween, and the two agencies are already pitching business toget... [FishbowlDC]

Omnicom Q3 Earnings: PR Revenue Down 15% - Posted October 21, 2009
Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE-OMC) reported a 14.9% decline in PR revenues as part of the company's Q3 earnings, released today. The PR decline is in line with the holding company's worldwide revenue, which decreased by 14.4%. However, the decline is more than the company's advertising holdings, which declined 11.6%. Year to... [FishbowlDC]

Porter Novelli Named Monster.com Agency of Record for U.S. PR - Posted September 23, 2009
Porter Novelli has notched another big account win, beating out Fleishman-Hillard, Weber Shandwick and Edelman to be named U.S. PR agency of record for Monster.com. Advertising Age's Michael Bush... [FishbowlDC]