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2013-12-12 16:23:26

- Former Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, MTV Networks and Forbes Talent Join Fast-Growing Content Publishing Team - NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick announced today a series of new hires within the firm's Digital practice, expanding the diverse team of talent to meet growing client demand for Mediaco services. Mediaco is the firm's content offer that helps companies fully adopt a brand publishing model. "Companies now operate in an environment where attention can...

2013-12-09 12:24:46

- Latest in String of Workplace Honors - NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PRWeek, a leading publication and content brand in the public relations industry, cited the spirit of "engaging, always." that permeates and motivates employees around the globe when it named Weber Shandwick a 2013 Best Place to Work. "'Engaging, always.' is the vision, mission and everyday approach at Weber Shandwick. And it's the rallying cry of Weber Shandwick teams who have great passion for what they do and...

2013-12-04 12:23:30

- New Weber Shandwick Study Reveals that Women Who Speak at Conferences are More Likely to Sit on Boards and Be Acknowledged as Leaders - NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Top U.S. women business leaders, whether they are CEOs or hold other senior positions, are proactively engaging external audiences and are also being acknowledged for their roles as effective leaders, according to Weber Shandwick's ongoing study on how the most powerful women in business are engaging. A...

2013-09-10 16:22:36

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global public relations firms, today announced it has named Susan Howe, president, Global Consumer Marketing and Rana Komar, general manager for the firm's Chicago office, effective immediately. Howe, previously Weber Shandwick's president, Chicago, has been with the firm for 17 years. She will oversee the firm's largest practice area, bringing her global experience in consumer marketing, PR and...

2013-09-10 16:22:33

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global public relations firms, today announced it has named Cathy Calhoun to the new global role of Chief Client Officer and Sara Gavin as president, North America, effective immediately. Calhoun, previously Weber Shandwick's president, North America, has been with the firm for 21 years. She is charged with deepening relationships with key clients, across practice areas and geographies. Calhoun...

2013-08-07 08:28:08

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - German trumpet rock band Denmantau is announcing their highly anticipated eight-track EP, "Busker's Philosophy," which is slated for an international release September 15, 2013. The album will be released in Germany, on the group's website - www.denmantau.com -  iTunes and additional worldwide digital distribution. "It's music you'd like to see in a Tarantino movie," said Paul Weber, Denmantau vocalist and trumpet player. " We have a big...

2013-07-22 12:23:07

- Also Launches Operation in Kuwait - LONDON, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick has established a new operation in Istanbul, Turkey, and has hired Seda Yalcin to lead its business in this important growth market. Yalcin, who joins from Grayling, will be CEO of the operation and a member of the firm's EMEA leadership team. Yalcin has 10 years' experience in public relations and public affairs, spanning Turkey and, at the EU level, in Brussels. She worked with FusionTel...

2013-07-01 08:30:47

Online Promotion Rewards Shrimp Lovers and Pitmasters with Grill Giveaway McLEAN, Va., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its debut on the wildly popular social media platform Pinterest, The Shrimp Council is hosting the "Summer of Shrimp: Fire It Up!" sweepstakes with Weber-Stephen Products LLC, makers of the iconic Weber Grill. Beginning today and extending through July 29, the sweepstakes calls all shrimp lovers and grilling gurus to follow Eat Shrimp on Pinterest where...

2013-04-16 16:23:15

CHICAGO, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick today announced it will begin working with the Big Ten Conference, an association of world-class institutions with shared values and goals dating back to 1896. Weber Shandwick will provide guidance and counsel to the Big Ten on a number of communications initiatives, including the recent expansion of the conference to include the University of Maryland and Rutgers University. Since the Big Ten's inception, academic excellence has been...

2013-03-27 12:26:03

- New unit brings content marketing, newsroom orientation to brand-building; launches with 100+ specialists, leading-edge partners - NEW YORK, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick has announced the creation of Mediaco, a new content creation and distribution unit built to deliver a comprehensive approach to brand publishing. Mediaco combines first-rate editorial planning and production, emerging technology and paid media dollars in support of distribution and discovery...