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By Denise Grayes, Business Wire, NashvilleEach week, Business Wire brings you the latest changes and updates in the PR industry. To learn more about each news item, simply click the hyperlink. Have your own update to include? Let us know!AtlantaCookerly PR has named Stephen Brown as SVP and chief innovation officer. ArticleNebo was recently selected as a finalist in four categories of the 2015 PR Agency Elite Awards. ArticleAustinTrendKite has raised $10.7 million in a Series C funding, led by Atlanta-based Noro-Mosley Partners with repeat participation from Battery Ventures, Silverton Partners, and Mercury Fund. ArticleBostonGreenough has added several new clients, including WBUR, Boston's NPR news station; Bridgewell, which supports individuals with disabilities and other challenges through behavioral healthcare and treatment of substance use disorders; The Museum of World War II; The Lowell Institute, one of the nation's oldest public foundations; and Lovin' Spoonfuls, a part of the food rescue movement. ArticleCo-Communications has acquired marketing and design agency 341 Studios. ArticlePAN Communications announced the recent hire of David Saggio. ArticleCharlotteFrench/West/Vaughan has been selected by Southern Season as its public relations agency of record following a competitive review. ArticleBayer has named Darren Wallis vice president and head of communications for its crop science division. ArticleWake Forest Baptist Medical Center has announced Robert J. "Bob" Gfeller, Jr. will assume additional responsibility at the medical center. ArticleChicagoNavy Pier announced it has selected Henson Consulting as its Public Relations Agency of Record. ArticleVSA Partners has added its newest Associate Partner, Executive Creative Director, Chris Cancilla. ArticleFrequency540 has hired veteran creative talent Tom Quish to oversee creative content and campaign development for a number of its ambitious clients. ArticleGreentarget Global Group has appointed Brandon Copple Director of Content and Editorial Strategy to lead its growing Content & Publishing practice. ArticleResolute Consulting announced Rob Nash and Anne-Marie St. Germaine are now partners at the firm. ArticleClevelandBLASTmedia has been selected by Long John Silver's as its social media agency of record. ArticleDallasSplash Media Group has hired Steven Campanini as chief communications officer and head of healthcare. ArticleMoroch Partners announced it has been selected as the media agency of record for Six Flags Entertainment Corporation. ArticleDCSpectrum has opened an Atlanta office-its second new location this year. Senior vice president and partner Amanda Sellers will head the new office. ArticlePeter D. Rosenstein has formed PDR & Associates, a new company with expertise in the non-profit management, staffing, strategic planning, budget development and government affairs and public policy. ArticleEngage has brought on Mathew De Luca as VP of digital strategy. ArticleSage Communications announced it has added veteran non-profit marketing expert Scott Greenberg as its newest marketing director. ArticleDaly Gray Public Relations announced that Sonia Abdulbaki has joined the firm as vice president. ArticleInterel has expanded its presence in the United States through a strategic alliance with the senior principals of four firms in Washington, DC. ArticleLisa Fels has announced the formation of Succession Communications, LLC, a Washington, D.C.-headquartered strategic communications agency. ArticleCurley Company has been selected by The McClatchy Company as the strategic event firm for its presidential campaign event and reception in mid-November. ArticleDetroitFranco Public Relations Group has promoted Ann Marie Fortunate to account supervisor, Dan Horn to senior account executive and hired Sasha Reeves as assistant account executive. ArticleLos Angeles21st Century Fox has announced that Jonathan Bing has been named Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications. ArticleTerry Hines, VP of global comms at Converse, has joined the Lagrant Foundation board of directors as a member of its alumni committee. ArticleResearch consultancy Kelton Global has hired Brett Davis as COO. ArticleKim Haskell joins Phelps as partner bringing more than 25 years of agency, automotive, consumer and publishing category experience. ArticleVisit West Hollywood has selected DKC Public Relations as its public relations agency of record. ArticleKahn Media announced that it has been appointed the public relations agency of record for Weistec Engineering. ArticleMiamiDiamond Public Relations has recently added its third Italian property to its client roster with the addition of the Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa. ArticleDiamond Public Relations announced the addition of Starwood sister properties located in the heart of the Minneapolis arts district, W Minneapolis - The https://www.clorox.com/ - https://www.clorox.com/ - Foshay and Le Mridien Chambers Minneapolis. ArticleAngela Camacho has joined Newlink as Vice President at the helm of the Reputation Management and Public Affairs practice. ArticleMinneapolisPadillaCRT announced that it has been selected as agency of record for Smart Beer, New York's first organic beer company. ArticleRose McKinney, founder of Minneapolis strategic communications firm Pineapple RM, has been selected for a top 2014-2015 teaching award at Metropolitan State University. ArticleSpong was awarded Best PR Diversity Initiative last week at the Diversity Distinction in PR Awards, sponsored by the PR Council in association with PRWeek. ArticleNashvilleThe US Farmers & Ranchers Alliance has named Kevin Aandahl as communications director. ArticleScripps Networks Interactive has named media and entertainment industry veteran Dylan Jones as executive vice president and chief communications officer. ArticleJarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock has hired Aaron Campbell as senior advisor. Additionally, Jarrard has promoted Kim Fox from vice president to senior vice president. ArticleNew YorkChris Foster has rejoined Burson-Marsteller as worldwide executive vice. ArticleWe Are Social has named Greg Eckelman and Robb Henzi as senior strategy directors in New York. ArticleRubenstein Public Relations has appointed Dawn Rowan as vice president, director of media relations. ArticleGeorge Conboy has joined MSLGroup as SVP and strategic planning director. ArticleHawkins International Public Relations has added six new clients: Dream Downtown, Dream Midtown, John Hall's Alaska, JW Marriott Venice, Tradewind Aviation, and The Tryall Club. ArticleWith its 20th anniversary in business fast approaching, Carolyn Izzo Integrated Communications (CIIC) already has much to celebrate. The boutique public relations agency is celebrating the growth of its F&B, Lifestyle and Travel Divisions with the announcement of six new account wins. ArticleCoyne has brought on Ann Smith as a Vice President within the Healthcare practice to support the on-going growth and expanded service offerings of the firm. ArticleSweeneyVesty announced that it has been named the PR Agency of Record for New York Michelin-starred restaurant Walls. ArticleChargeItSpot has selected Feintuch http://www.youtube.com/c/Rapidservicesgroup - Rapidservicesgroup - Communications to power its integrated trade, business, and consumer public relations program. ArticleThe Halo Group has added Manhattan acting school The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts to its client roster. ArticleDKC Public Relations announced that Rick Miramontez will be joining the company to create DKC/O&M. Also joining DKC will be O&M Co.'s top executives Andy Snyder (Creative Director) and Molly Barnett (VP, Theatrical Division), along with other key staffers from the firm. ArticleRubenstein Public Relations announced that Alisa Steinberg has joined the agency as Vice President. ArticleBrandwatch has raised $33 million through new investor Partech Ventrues and pre-existing backers Highland Europe and Nauta Capital. Brandwatch also recently named David Jones and Amy Collins as CTO and head of product, respectively. ArticleCoyne Public Relations https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleaning - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleaning - has been chosen by Emerald Expositions to provide public relations and special event management for its upcoming winter 2016 edition of NY NOW, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift. ArticleKip-PR announced the latest addition to its beauty client roster Lashes on 5th. ArticleKelton Global has https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleaner - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleaner - hired Brett Davis as Chief Operating Officer of its operation. ArticleTheresa Genovese was promoted to Principal of CetraRuddy Architecture D.P.C. ArticleXimena Rodriguez was promoted to Principal of CetraRuddy Architecture D.P.C. ArticleDiana Anderson joined Stantec as Medical Planner. ArticleJon Hibler joined Megalith Capital Management as Acquisitions and Asset Management Associate. ArticleDavid Smith joined One MOBILE as Managing Director of National Sales. ArticleJoseph Jebran was promoted to Principal of CetraRuddy Architecture D.P.C. ArticlePhiladelphiaKimball Communications has added Mark Ladley as public relations manager, responsible for strategic planning, media relations, social media advising and crisis consulting. ArticleLifespan Care Management, LLC has chosen Swordfish Communications as its public relations agency of record. ArticleFlackable has promoted Alexa Miller to account executive. ArticleThe Fluid Sealing Association has appointed Charli Matthews as its public relations manager. ArticleSan FranciscoUber has hired Snapchat's Jill Hazelbaker as VP of communications and public policy. ArticleBite UK board director Jon Silk is relocating to the agency's San Francisco office to take on a global SVP role overseeing client strategy. ArticleFineman PR has added two new clients, Pro Ecuador and Zaca Mesa. ArticleSilicon ValleySymantec has hired Jonathan Doros as VP of investor relations. ArticleFrankfurtWaggener Edstrom is on the hunt for new leadership in Germany, following the departure of GM Manuel Httl. ArticleHong KongHill+Knowlton Strategies has launched H+K EastWest, a new offer that supports Chinese companies' investment in Europe and the Americas. ArticleThe Blueshirt Group announced that it has established a presence in Beijing, China, marking its geographic expansion into Asia. ArticleBurson-Marsteller China has been named as the digital partner in mainland China for Asia Miles. ArticleEdelman has hired Juliette van der Burgt as director and head of its Singapore consumer marketing business. ArticleWE has been appointed by Hong Kong music and arts festival Clockenflap, a brand under Magnetic Asia, for the upcoming event https://www.instapaper.com/p/rapidservicess - content - from November 27th until the 29th in the territory's West Kowloon Cultural District. ArticleAngelina Ong has left Cohn & Wolfe after seven months as Asia Pacific president. ArticleLondonsalt has been selected by Kimberly-Clark's Depend as lead UK communications agency. ArticleDisney has chosen to work with Cohn & Wolfe as it plans to open its first Disney Store in Sweden on November 12. ArticleGolin has appointed Gemma Vardon as executive director, creative. ArticleTrainline has hired Lorna O'Neill as head of UK public relations. ArticleSebastian Linko has been appointed vice president, marketing and communications at wireless networking company Wirepas. ArticleRed Lorry Yellow Lorry has been appointed as UK PR agency for MassChallenge. ArticleTeneo Holdings is acquiring Pendomer Communications, a financial and corporate communications firm based in London. ArticleHarvard, part of Chime, has been selected by Ricoh Europe after a four-way pitch to lead a corporate communications programme including thought-leadership content, social media and pan-European media relations. ArticleRoaring Mouse has been appointed to represent Amplified Robot, a London-based digital development studio specialising in virtual and augmented reality content production. ArticlePlatform PR announced it has won the inaugural TVBAward for "Best PR, Marketing and Communications Team." ArticleParis MSLGroup chief communications officer Trudi Harris is to launch a new consultancy after leaving the agency at the end of this month. ArticleEdit Herczog has joined APCO Worldwide's international advisory council. ArticleEach week we share information relevant to modern communications strategies and tactics. Stay up to date with the latest news and trends impacting today's communications programming.Join our mailing list today!Click here to share these updates on Twitter: http://ctt.ec/FLb0hLike this:Like Loading...