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Posts Tagged ‘Jonah Bloom’

Roll Call: Edelman, Citizens For Humanity, KBS&P, and More

Jennifer Thompson has joined Edelman‘s Chicago office as SVP of the crisis and issues practice. She’ll be working on crisis strategy and with multinational clients on reputation management plans and crisis response. Previously, she was MD in the international operations segment of Oshkosh Corporation, handling, among other things, government relations activities in Asia Pacific while she was based in Beijing.

Marina Morrison-Keiler has joined denim label Citizens for Humanity’s Goldsign brand as director of PR and marketing managing brand strategy, media relations, VIP services, and events. Previously she was West Coast director for Wetherly Fashion Group. [Via PRCouture]

David Vermillion has been appointed public affairs market leader and deputy public affairs practice head at Burson-Marsteller. Most recently, he was EVP and NY public affairs practice leader at Edelman. While at Edelman, he worked on a variety of issues with a variety of clients including Off-Track Betting in New York during its Chapter 9 restructuring.

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Mediabistro Course

Mediabistro Job Fair

Mediabistro Job FairLand your next big gig! Join us on January 27 at the Altman Building in New York City for an incredible opportunity to meet with hiring managers from the top New York media companies, network with other professionals and industry leaders, and land your next job. Register now!

PRNewser Interview: Steve Rubel, SVP and Director of Insights, Edelman Digital

rubel1.jpg’s biggest event of the year, the Mediabisto Circus is coming up this June 2nd and 3rd in New York. We hope you’ll be able to join us, as the events team has assembled an all-star lineup that fits into this year’s theme: “Extraordinary Impact: Where Media Meets Technology.”

One of this year’s presenters, Steve Rubel, SVP and Director of Insights for Edelman Digital, took some time to speak with PRNewser about a variety of topics in advance of the conference. Rubel gave us his take on the rapidly changing media landscape – “I don’t know what media is anymore.” – his advice for job hunters – “Decide what your core genius is.” – and PRWeek‘s decision to go behind a subscription wall online – “I don’t think they have a choice.”

Your presentation at Mediabistro Circus is titled “Brand All-Stars,” with the descriptor, “having a powerful personal brand might be one of the most important assets you can have, especially during turbulent economic times.” Who in PR/marketing do you follow that have powerful personal brands?

There are a lot of people.

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