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Posts Tagged ‘B|W|R Public Relations’

Katie Holmes Goes Back to BWR

Following the big news of the TomKat divorce, Katie Holmes dropped her publicist at Slate PR and went back to BWR Public Relations, the firm she worked with until shortly after her wedding to Tom Cruise. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Holmes has got Leslie Sloane repping her in New York and Nanci Ryder in Los Angeles. Cruise has got Amanda Lundberg at 42West representing him.

By the sound of the news coming out of the early part of these divorce proceedings, they can both use some skilled PR help. Scientology, which has already seen its fair share of bad press, could be an issue here. And there are custody issues.

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Spin the Agencies of Record

Platinum Studios, which owns a number of comic book characters used in movies, merchandising, and other entertainment ventures, has chosen B|W|R Public Relations to promote the company and its projects. They’ve already scored a media hit on Fox News for Cowboys & Aliens, which started as a Platinum Studios comic.

New Mexico’s state tourism department has decided to search for new advertising and PR agencies. According to the AP, the state’s Tourism Secretary Monique Jacobson has confirmed that they will sever ties with M&C Saatchi in L.A. (advertising) and Development Counsellors International (PR) based in New York and issue RFPs next week. The PR account will be worth $120,000 per year. The goal is for the state to move into the top three on the list of places to visit in the nation, Jacobson said.

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