Congratulations to three of our favorite local bloggers who made Ad Age’s Top Media and Marketing Blogs. The Denver Egotist is ranked 185, while Steven Silvers’ Scatterbox blog is ranked 396 and Pure Brand’s Pure Thinking is 588.
Kate Miller and Amanda Denning have joined Pure Brand’s public relations practice. Miller formerly was with Gibbs & Soell in Raleigh, N.C., and Denning is a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.
The advertising slowdown seen in the newspaper and radio industries is threatening to spread to the rest of the media, “casting a shadow over a year that was supposed to benefit from the Beijing Olympics and a high-spending election season,” according to Financial Times.
Denver Magazine has named former Aspen Magazine editor Dana Butler as managing editor, replacing Dahlia Jean Weinstein (who technically was editor) after just three issues.
The Rocky Mountain News helped Chipotle celebrate its 15th anniversary this month with a lengthy feature article Saturday. Everyone outside of Denver thinks of Chipotle as an overnight success, but we know better.