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2011-03-28 07:50:00

Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs is on Facebook's most wanted to hire list, reports the New York Times. According to sources, there is no formal offer, but only early talks about Gibb's joining the Facebook senior post of managing their communications. The company is looking to offer its shares to the public early next year, people briefed on the talks shared with the Times. Gibbs had planned to help the Obama 2012 presidential campaign. However this could change as Facebook...

2009-09-24 10:00:00

Firm Announces That Principal Maria Cardona Will Lead New Public Affairs Practice WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dewey Square Group (DSG) announced today that it has hired Ginny Terzano, a preeminent public affairs and political strategist, to lead its communications practice. Maria Cardona, founder of the firm's Latinovations practice, has been named to lead Dewey Square's public affairs practice. Both principals will join the firm's management committee, whose...

2008-10-02 18:00:18

CMG Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CMGO), a full service global marketing, sports, entertainment and management communications company, that operates in the sectors of talent management, event management and commercial rights, is pleased to announce that former White House press secretary, Scott McClellan has signed with Creative Management Group Agency for representation. Scott McClellan served as White House press secretary from 2003 to 2006. Before that he served as the principal deputy White...

2008-09-22 12:00:21

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Neil Weaver of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, +1-717-787-1323 HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Environmental Protection Acting Secretary John Hanger today named Neil Weaver as the agency's director of communications and Teresa Candori as its press secretary. "Pennsylvania's diverse environmental challenges are leading to new economic opportunities for businesses and communities in every region of the...

2008-07-13 00:00:00

By Douglas K Daniel WASHINGTON -- Tony Snow, a conservative writer and commentator who cheerfully sparred with reporters in the White House briefing room during a stint as President Bush's press secretary, died today of colon cancer. He was 53. "America has lost a devoted public servant and a man of character," President Bush said in a statement from Camp David, where he was spending the weekend. "It was a joy to watch Tony at the podium each day. He brought wit, grace, and a great love of...

2006-05-03 08:31:21

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some call it theater, some call it theater of the absurd. The White House daily news briefing is a time-honored tradition but several former press secretaries say it is in need of fine-tuning. The problem, they say, is that the daily session has become a hostage to television cameras with both sides frequently posturing and sparring to the point that little actual news is imparted. It means that tensions often flare in the venerable old...

2006-04-19 08:49:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House press secretary Scott McClellan announced his resignation on Wednesday as part of a shake-up of President George W. Bush's team. "It's going to be hard to replace Scott. but nevertheless he's made the decision, and I accept it," Bush said, with McClellan at his side.

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