Denver PR Blog

GroundFloor, JW and XStatic Lead PRSA Gold Pick Awards
September 22, 2008, 3:06 pm
Filed under: Awards, PRSA

PRSA Colorado has posted the winners from Thursday’s Gold Pick Awards, and we have used a proprietary and highly sophisticated formula (two points for a gold, one point for a silver) to determine which agencies fared best:

1. GroundFloor Media (10 points) – Three gold, four silver
2. JohnstonWells (9 points) – Four gold, one silver
2. Xstatic (9 points) – Four gold, one silver
4. Linhart (8 points) – Two gold, four silver
5. Carmichael Lynch Spong (7 points) – Two gold, three silver
6. Schenkein (6 points) – Two gold, two silver
7. 104 West (5 points) – Two gold, one silver
8. Pete Webb (4 points) – One gold, two silver
9. Bawmann Group (3 points) – One gold, one silver
9. Philosophy (3 points) – One gold, one silver
11. CCS (2 points) – One gold
11. Metzger (2 points) – One gold
11. VisiTech (2 points) – One gold
14. Cutter (1 point) – One silver
14. Vladimir Jones (1 point) – One silver

Also, congratulations to the big award winners: Colorado State University, Colorado Springs Utilities and WhiteWave. And to Xstatic’s Amanda Clark and Scott System’s Liz Pope, both of whom won 2008 Rookie of the Year awards.

(Our apologies to Liz Pope for initially omitting her award, and our thanks to Kristy Bassuener for pointing it out).

Denver PR Jobs
September 22, 2008, 1:53 pm
Filed under: Jobs

Among those hiring this week: Arapahoe County, Archstone, CU Foundations, Denver International School, Loveland Daily Reporter-Herald and Steamboat Springs Ski and Resort.

MillerCoors Pulls Alcoholic Energy Drink
September 22, 2008, 7:43 am
Filed under: Coors

MillerCoors has pulled — or at least postponed — its planned alcoholic energy drink Sparks Red after 25 state Attorneys General complained.

PRSA Awards a Quiet Affair
September 22, 2008, 7:39 am
Filed under: PRSA

The PRSA Colorado Gold Pick Awards were last Thursday, and still no media coverage of the event and no list of winners on its Web site.

104 West Adds News Media Practice
September 22, 2008, 7:32 am
Filed under: 104 West

104 West Partners has added a dedicated new media practice and appointed Elaine Schoch as its director.