PR Week’s annual Salary Survey is underway, and you can participate here. The survey provides an interesting benchmark for public relations practitioners on both the corporate and agency sides. Results will be released on Feb. 25.
Day: January 16, 2008
PR Newswire Fires Staffer for Offensive Slugline
A PR Newswire staff member was fired for using “loony bin rally” as the slugline on a press release announcing a Mental Health Association rally. Gawker offers some perspective.
Recent PR Moves
- Crocs named Shelley Forslund public relations manager. Forslund formerly was with LeGrand Hart.
- SHiFT named Michelle Crisci Shauf (say that three times fast) account supervisor. Shauf joins SHiFT from Anna’s Angels Foundation for Down Syndrome Research. Her resume also includes IBM, Saatchi & Saatchi, and Ernst & Young.
- The Cherry Creek Arts Festival named R. Tony Smith business and communications director. Smith formerly was finance and operations director for the festival.
- Celestial Seasonings named Michael A. Bloom vice president of marketing. Bloom joins Celestial from Nestle.
Schenkein Goes Viral for Stapleton Campaign
PR Week has the details of Schenkein’s viral video campaign for Stapleton. A sample: