Denver PR Blog


DMCVB Selects Delightfully Pushy New Name
November 13, 2008, 4:01 pm
Filed under: Denver, Visit Denver

Following the lead of cities such as New York and Los Angeles, the Denver Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau has changed its name to something more memorable: Visit Denver. “Our challenge was to find a 21st Century name that would be easy to remember and enunciate, be consistent with our brand, and have a call to the action,” said DMCVB/Visit Denver President Richard Scharf.



TW Telecom Exec Leads LDS Response to Arson Case
November 13, 2008, 3:45 pm
Filed under: Politics, Public Relations

TW Telecom VP of Corporate Communications Bob Meldrum is doing double duty this week as a spokesman for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after a burning Book of Mormon was found on the steps of a Denver-area LDS church.



Linhart Lands Healthcare Award
November 13, 2008, 3:25 pm
Filed under: Awards, Linhart

Linhart PR won a Colorado Healthcare Communicators Bronze Leaf Award in the Newsletters-Electronic category for its work on behalf of New West Physicians’ Health E-Newsletter.



Women, Hispanics Hardest Hit by Colorado Layoffs
November 13, 2008, 3:21 pm
Filed under: Denver Business Journal, Layoffs

Women and Hispanics are bearing the brunt of Colorado’s weakening economy, according to an analysis of BLS data by the Denver Business Journal.



JohnstonWells Reduces Staff
November 13, 2008, 7:13 am
Filed under: Johnston Wells, Layoffs

JohnstonWells has grown to be the largest public relations agency in Denver, but even it hasn’t escaped the effects of the softening Denver market. The agency let three staffers go in the past few weeks “after looking at our projections and evaluating the economic realities many companies are facing,” according to President/COO GG Johnston.

And JohnstonWells isn’t alone. Last June, Schenkein reduced its headcount by nearly one-third, and a number of agencies continue to quietly downsize through attrition.