Denver PR Blog

Seattle Times: Denver is ‘Rocky Mountain Hip’
August 11, 2008, 1:57 pm
Filed under: Democratic National Convention

The Seattle Times offers a nice antidote to this weekend’s New York Times DNC preview titled “36 Hours in Denver.” The Times‘ advice: 

“Ditch the cowboy boots. Pack the party clothes. More new West than old, Denver has morphed from sleepy former Gold Rush town in the foothills of the Rockies to urban outpost with an artsy, outdoors vibe.”

Magazine Sales Drop Significantly in Q1/Q2 2008
August 11, 2008, 11:43 am
Filed under: Economic News

Mirroring the trend of declining newspaper circulation, newsstand sales of U.S. magazines dropped 6.3 percent during the first half of 2008. Analysts blamed rising food and gas costs that have “led consumers to cut back on nonessential spending.”

MSNBC ‘Celebrity Mama’ Article Features Denver PR Exec
August 11, 2008, 7:26 am
Filed under: 104 West, MSNBC

104 West’s Elaine Schoch discusses why she quit reading the “mind-numbing” US Weekly.

CABJ Names Award Winners
August 11, 2008, 6:12 am
Filed under: Awards

The Colorado Association of Black Journalists held its annual awards ceremony this weekend. Among the winners:

  • Public relations — Derrick Hudson, Metro State College
  • Special “Trailblazer” Awards Faye Wilson Tate, CH2M Hill; Bertha Lynn, KMGH/Channel 7
  • Print news — Kevin Simpson, The Denver Post
  • Print sports — John Henderson, The Denver Post
  • Print enterprise — Mike Littwin, Rocky Mountain News
  • Print investigative — Miles Moffeit/Susan Greene, The Denver Post
  • Print series — David Olinger, The Denver Post
  • Print feature — Chuck Plunkett/Jennifer Brown, The Denver Post
  • Print business — Lisa Marie Martinez, Denver Urban Spectrum;
  • Print photography (multiple images) — Bernard Grant, Denver Urban Spectrum
  • Print photography (Single Image) — Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post
  • Print overall Excellence — The Denver Post
  • Radio Enterprise — Jerry Bell, 850 KOA Radio
  • Radio feature — Donnie L. Betts, No Credit Productions
  • TV news — TaRonda Thomas/Anne Herbst, 9News
  • TV enterprise — Kirk Montgomery, 9News
  • TV investigative — Kevin Hartfield, CBS 4
  • TV series — Byron Reed, 9News
  • TV feature — Nelson Garcia/Byron Reed, 9News
  • TV business — TaRhonda Thomas/Byron Reed 9News
  • TV public affairs — Bazi Kanani/Tom Cole/Colleen Locke, 9News
  • TV photojournalism — Byron Reed, 9News; TV overall excellence — 9News