Denver PR Blog

Great Moments in Self-Governance
August 13, 2015, 6:56 am
Filed under: Public Relations

From the Longmont Times-Call:

The Longmont City Council appointed a homeless man to the city’s housing authority board, but city staff members haven’t heard from him since he submitted an application for the position and don’t know how to reach him.

Denver’s Dvorak Nominated for President-Elect of PRSA
August 10, 2015, 10:08 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Congratulations to JKD & Company’s Jane Dvorak, who has been nominated as president-elect of the national PRSA organization. The formal election will take place in November.

Jane has been a member of the PRSA National board of directors, served as a National PRSA Delegate At-Large, been a Western District Chair and is a former PRSA Colorado chapter president. She has been awarded the PRSA Small Business Award and is a PRSA Silver Anvil winner. And, in 2012, Jane was named the PRSA Colorado Swede Johnson Lifetime Achievement recipient.

Rio 2016 Olympsicks
July 30, 2015, 8:47 am
Filed under: Events, Public Relations

It’s been a bad week for the Olympics. Boston bailed on them, China and Kazakstan are the only two countries that want the 2022 Winter Olympics, and now the Associated Press reports:

“Athletes in next year’s Summer Olympics (in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil) will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games.”

Volume PR Selected as Member of PRConsultants Group
July 29, 2015, 11:20 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Congratulations to Volume PR, which has been selected as the Colorado partner and representative for the PRConsultants Group (PRCG), a nationwide network of nearly 50 public relations consultants.

Red Energy Inks New Clients, Adds and Promotes Employees
July 29, 2015, 9:21 am
Filed under: Public Relations | Tags: ,

Red Energy has signed or renewed a number of clients, including Dr. John Mehall, Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery Associates, Dr. Reagan Anderson, the Colorado Dermatology Institute, Cowboy Star Fine Dining, Colorado Mountain Brewery and Mitch Yellen (Owner of Altitude Hospitality Group, Garden of the Gods Gourmet, The Pinery at the Hill, Taste at the Fine Arts Center, PEI Wealth Management, and the farm-inspired open kitchen Till.

Red Energy also added Ellie Rodriguez as executive assistant and Elena Daly as event coordinator, and promoted Cortney Quintero to integrated media manager and Sophie Shafter to senior content strategist.

Who Took the 2015 Denver Post Buyout Offer?
July 28, 2015, 4:29 pm
Filed under: Public Relations

As usual, Westword has the inside scoop on its cross-town competitor:

  • Tom Trout
  • Claire Martin
  • Lori Smith
  • Maureen Scance
  • Joanne Davidson
  • Steve Raabe
  • Allen Daniel
  • Vickie Heath
  • Tom Kensler
  • Electa Draper
  • Bryan Moore
  • Anthony Cotton
  • Susan Clotfelter
  • Jeff Domingues
  • Lisa Kennedy
  • Tara Lutzens
  • Mark Jaffe
  • Lynn Bartels
  • Dean Krakel

How Does Your Salary Measure Up?
July 28, 2015, 11:57 am
Filed under: Public Relations, Salaries

A glance at PR Week’s 2015 median PR salaries by position (click on image for larger version; subscribe to PR Week for complete salary survey):

2015 PR Salaries


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