Denver PR Blog

Denver PR Jobs
August 18, 2008, 11:54 am
Filed under: Jobs

Among those hiring this week: Voca PR, CoorsTek, Engineers Without Borders, Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States, US Airways, Village at Lowry and Waste Management. And if you like Texas, the American Heart Association and City of Austin are also hiring.

Conflicting Economic Stats of the Week
August 18, 2008, 7:22 am
Filed under: Economic News

Colorado lost 13,700 jobs in July … but that is actually good news because it is a slightly lower-than-usual drop for the month … but the number of unemployed Coloradans has increased significantly since April and is roughly 41,000 higher than a year ago … but statewide payrolls have grown by 31,400 (or 1.3 percent) over the past 12 months.

Post Using e-Edition/Free Copies to Inflate Circulation Numbers
August 18, 2008, 7:15 am
Filed under: Denver Business Journal, Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News

Mark Harden at the Denver Business Journal has taken a hard look at the latest ABC audit of the circulations of the local dailies and found that the Denver Post’s numbers aren’t quite as good as it might seem. The Post actually “trails the Rocky by about 6 percent in sales of full-price weekday copies,” but has been inflating its numbers with “sales of its discounted ‘electronic edition’ as well as copies distributed to hotel guests and sales to ‘third parties.’ “

Qwest Reaches Agreement with Union, Avoids Strike
August 18, 2008, 7:06 am
Filed under: Democratic National Convention, Qwest

Qwest has avoided a potential public relations disaster at the Democratic National Convention (and the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis) by reaching a contract agreement this morning with its largest union, the CWA.