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Great Moments in Journalism
October 23, 2014, 9:37 am
Filed under: journalism

Former Washington Post Executive Editor Ben Bradlee offers his thoughts to an over-aggressive public relations person who complained to Bradlee when a section editor shot down a pitch. The classic Bradlee closing zinger:

“I would like to be sure that you understand that we trust our editors’ news judgment and that we distrust yours.”

Is there any question why his reporters would have killed for him?

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Fahlgren Mortine Wins Wyoming Tourism Account
October 23, 2014, 9:00 am
Filed under: Wins

The Wyoming Office of Tourism has selected Fahlgren Mortine, the parent company of Turner PR, as its public relations agency of record.



Cactus Wins CDPHE Marijuana Account
October 22, 2014, 9:37 am
Filed under: Cactus, Wins

Cactus has been selected by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to create the state’s upcoming retail marijuana education and prevention campaign. The campaign will continue a statewide conversation with families, health care providers, schools, community groups and retailers about how to safeguard the health of those who use marijuana and those who don’t.



GBSM Adds Woolcott as Senior Associate
October 21, 2014, 11:51 am
Filed under: Jobs

GBSM has hired communications and dispute resolution specialist Angela Jo Woolcott as a Senior Associate. Woolcott brings more than 15 years of communications experience, and she couples expertise in public involvement, dispute resolution and consensus building with extensive experience in marketing and brand management.

Prior to joining GBSM, Woolcott worked for CDR Associates providing expertise in facilitation and mediation; developing and delivering customized trainings; designing problem solving processes; and public involvement and outreach efforts.

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Denver PR Jobs
October 21, 2014, 11:35 am
Filed under: Jobs

Among those hiring this week are ARCADIS, Barnhart Communications (intern), Communications Strategy Group, Denver Public Schools, Development Counsellors International, Downtown Denver Partnership Inc., Janus Capital Group Inc., PCL Construction, Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank, Telligen and White Wave Foods.



Denver Public Schools Hires Clevelander as CCO
October 14, 2014, 3:22 pm
Filed under: Jobs

Denver Public Schools has named Maureen Harper Chief Communications Officer. Harper has spent the past nine years serving as the Chief of Communications for the City of Cleveland.



28 Colorado Companies on Outside Magazines’ 100 Best Places to Work
October 2, 2014, 7:07 pm
Filed under: Awards, GroundFloor Media

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Colorado had a record 28 companies make the Outside Magazine list of the Top 100 Best Places to Work, including my colleagues at GroundFloor Media who made the list at No. 4. The full list of Colorado communications/marketing/digital services providers is:

4. GroundFloor Media
18. TDA_Boulder
40. Sterling-Rice Group
48. Bluetent
55. Slice of Lime
80. Development Counsellors International
95. Backbone Media




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