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Denver PR Moves
April 23, 2014, 8:41 am
Filed under: Barefoot PR, Cactus, Dovetail, Jobs, Linhart
  • Cactus has hired Jenny Topolosky as PR manager. Topolosky joins the agency from IMA.
  • The City of Arvada has hired Maria VanderKolk as communications manager. VanderKolk previously was the PIO at Adams County School District 14.
  • dovetail solutions has hired Mary Kusek as a client services associate. Kusek most recently was assistant director for media relations at the Univiersity of Texas at Austin.
  • Avnet has hired Julie Wagoner as web & social media specialist. She previously was a social media specialist at Bellco.
  • Linhart PR has promoted Tim Streeb to senior account director.
  • Barefoot PR has added Jamie Bradley as a senior associate.


Linhart Cracks 5280’s ‘Most Powerful People’ List
April 2, 2014, 4:03 pm
Filed under: 5280, Linhart

Congratulations to Sharon Linhart, who was named the 49th most powerful person in Denver.



Who had it first?
November 15, 2013, 10:39 am
Filed under: Linhart, Public Relations

Ben Kunz of Mediassociates took great offense in a Digiday column at having his website plagiarized. In that spirit, I took a look at some Denver area websites, and I quickly found one – Linhart PR – that appears to be the victim of some online theft.

If you need a website, I bet Jennifer Wezensky at JW Public Relations can cobble one together for you pretty quickly.

Linhart Public Relations vs. Indiana’s JW Public Relations

Both firms use: “We realize there aren’t always silver-bullet solutions to client challenges. That’s why we always bring together a mix of services and formulate a customized approach for each client.”

Kismet Promotions vs. Indiana’s JW Public Relations

Both firms use: “In this crowded marketplace, communicating the right message about your business or organization is crucial to building and maintaining a strong brand. It is imperative that you establish meaningful relationships with any audience that impacts your image and business customers, prospective customers, the media, employees, the community and others.”

Sherman Communications & Marketing vs. Indiana’s JW Public Relations

Both firms use: “Positive media coverage lends your business invaluable third-party credibility. Public relations can be one of the most cost-effective means of gaining positive exposure and building your brand.”

SSPR vs. Indiana’s JW Public Relations

Both firms use: “We provide every client with a focused plan to reach the right media and the right target audience. PR is not a one-size-fits-all proposition.”

Evan Carmichael vs. Indiana’s JW Public Relations

Both firms use: “Social media over the Internet has rapidly claimed its place as an essential piece of a public relations campaign. It is the new form of spreading the news by word of mouth. Call it word of web.”

Google News Submit vs. Indiana’s JW Public Relations

Both sites use: “A press release is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways of getting your message out when you have something to announce regarding your business. But to be effective, a press release must focus on the most newsworthy, interesting and unique element to emphasize the news angle.”



Linhart PR Named ‘Top Place to Work’
October 10, 2013, 4:52 pm
Filed under: Awards, Linhart

Linhart Public Relations has been named to  PR News’ Top Places to Work in PR 2013 list. The list recognizes the top 50 PR firms and organizations nationwide based on excellence in workplace culture, benefits, training and professional development, retention, leadership and other employee engagement best practices. Linhart PR also made the Top Places to Work in PR list in 2011.



Linhart PR Lands on Inc. 5000 List with $5.2M in Revenue
August 21, 2013, 9:53 am
Filed under: Awards, Inc. 5000, Linhart

Congratulations to Linhart PR and the other 14 Colorado-based companies that landed in the Inc. 5000’s Advertising & Marketing category.

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Linhart PR Seeks SAE, AE
June 20, 2013, 9:55 am
Filed under: Jobs, Linhart

Linhart PR has two openings: an account executive and senior account executive.



Linhart Promotes Two
February 6, 2013, 7:11 am
Filed under: Linhart

Linhart PR has promoted Elexis Mariash to account director and Ashley Campbell to account supervisor.

Mariash helps manage the integrated communications programs that support brand awareness, trial, sales and advocacy for several consumer clients, including Chipotle Mexican Grill and Rudi’s Organic Bakery, while Campbell specializes in B2B communications, media relations, reputation management and stakeholder engagement for clients such as Johns Manville and MWH Global. She also leads the firm’s community awareness initiatives for Southwest Airlines in Colorado.




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