Denver PR Blog

‘Turning Lemons into Lemonade’ Award
October 7, 2008, 4:42 pm
Filed under: Awards, LeGrand Hart

LeGrand Hart wins this award for its announcement that it has donated six Dell computers to a local Catholic school. Of course, with a headcount rumored to be half of what it was a little more than a year ago, LeGrand Hart probably didn’t feel much sting donating a half-dozen now-unused computers.

JohnstonWells Moves into Swanky New Office
October 7, 2008, 4:21 pm
Filed under: Johnston Wells

Let’s face it — moving sucks. And moving offices is even worse, because client work doesn’t stop while you try to unpack boxes. But at least the team at JohnstonWells got some fancy new offices (and some less fancy new cubes) out of it. Pictures are here.

CW2 News Staff Gets Foxed; Layoffs ‘Significant’
October 7, 2008, 3:27 pm
Filed under: Fox31, KWGN/News2, Layoffs

We noted last month that the Fox31/CW2 news “marketing agreement” would likely result in layoffs, and today we have learned those layoffs will be “significant.” A CW2 official confirmed that news director Carl Bilek was among those notified today they are being let go, but the official refused to discuss whether any on-air personalities have been affected. Mark Harden at the DBJ has the details.

Denver PR Jobs
October 7, 2008, 9:23 am
Filed under: Jobs

Among those hiring this week are the University of Denver, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, ARCHOS, the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Denver, Renewable Energy Systems, The Bennion Group (Provo, Utah), The Comex Group, The Western Museum of Mining & Industry and the University of Arizona.

104 West Hires One, Promotes One
October 7, 2008, 8:27 am
Filed under: 104 West, EchoStar, PR Moves

104 West has promoted Courtney Walsh to account manager and hired Kim Schloss as account associate. Schloss previously was with the dreaded EchoStar.