Denver PR Blog

Time to Add a Second, Fake Job Title …
January 18, 2017, 12:50 pm
Filed under: Public Relations

FTVLive reports that Rochester’s NBC affiliate, WHEC, is banning “spokespeople, PIO’s, Communications directors or any other public relations person” from its airwaves.


Edelman’s 2017 Trust Barometer Finds, Well, You Know …
January 18, 2017, 9:28 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Edelman released its annual Trust Barometer report, and, as you might expect, things don’t look particularly good:

The 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals that trust is in crisis around the world. The general population’s trust in all four key institutions — business, government, NGOs, and media — has declined broadly, a phenomenon not reported since Edelman began tracking trust among this segment in 2012.

With the fall of trust, the majority of respondents now lack full belief that the overall system is working for them. In this climate, people’s concerns about job-threatening issues such as globalization and automation turn into fears, spurring the rise of populist actions now playing out in several Western-style democracies.

To rebuild trust and restore faith in the system, institutions must step outside of their traditional roles and work toward a new, more integrated operating model that puts people — and the addressing of their fears — at the center of everything they do.

Barefoot PR Seeks Spring Intern
January 17, 2017, 9:20 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Barefoot PR is accepting applications for a spring intern.

Great Moments in Journalism
January 16, 2017, 7:20 am
Filed under: Public Relations


Hat tip: @AlistairColeman

SilversJacobson Opens DC Office
January 12, 2017, 2:10 pm
Filed under: Public Relations

SilversJacobson has opened its new Washington, D.C., office, located at 1100 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 410 (across the street from the historic Mayflower hotel, one block from K Street and four blocks from the White House). 

Someone is going to have enormous shoes to fill
January 12, 2017, 1:46 pm
Filed under: Public Relations

Tom Clark, the CEO of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp., is retiring, according to The Denver Post’s Emilie Rusch:

“Clark has led the regional economic development office for the past 14 years, serving as a key player in virtually every major business relocation and expansion along the Front Range since first landing a job with the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce in 1985.”

Burson Names Fernandez U.S. CEO
January 12, 2017, 9:38 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Burson-Marstellar has promoted Mike Fernandez, the former Denver-based vice president of Public Relations at US West, to CEO of its U.S. operations. Fernandez joined Burson last September as chairman of its Global Corporate and Financial Practice.