Professional Judges Needed for Enormous Atlanta Student Competition

It just might be the most important, life-shaping weekend for students nationwide who are now studying marketing, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality and management. And the weekend will happen in Atlanta. In May, 16 thousand students will descend upon Atlanta to compete in the International Career Development Conference - DECA’s highest level of competition. To pull it off, DECA will need an... Read More

DPH Health Communications Projects Receive Six National Awards

It's exciting to lead a team doing amazing work.  And it's wonderful for the team to gain national recognition. Congratulations to our Division of Communications at the Georgia Department of Public Health. At a national training conference Tuesday in Chicago, DPH's Division of Communications received six prestigious awards from the CDC's National Public Health Information Coalition, or NPHIC - two... Read More

Client Wins Prestigious PRSA Silver Anvil Award

The National Peanut Board (NPB) received the Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) prestigious Silver Anvil Award for its work in “quickly and effectively responding to last year’s salmonella recall by educating consumers and the media and restoring trust in USA-grown peanuts and peanut products,” said NPB President and Managing Director Raffaela Marie Fenn. The NPB entry brought the top... Read More

Blooming the Box We’re All Talking About: The PR Behind Bloom Box

“In the world of energy, the Holy Grail is a power source that’s inexpensive and clean with no emissions,” began CBS’s Lesley Stahl, touching off a frenzy of media attention – a firestorm seemingly as controlled and well calculated as the technology itself. The 60-Minutes segment would be the beginning, the launching pad for a PR blitz that feeds on... Read More

Tweeting Prompts Fat Apology from Southwest Airlines

Known for his film character “Silent Bob,” film director Kevin Smith is now anything but silent. He’s now putting out a call to war among his 1.6 million Twitter followers – and the apparent enemy, Southwest Airlines, is more than listening. It’s Tweeting back. Southwest is now in a race to apologize to Smith after airline staff ejected him from... Read More