Denver PR Blog

PR Stat of the Week
December 16, 2008, 2:50 pm
Filed under: HARO, PR Newswire

Peter Shankman’s HARO has roughly 40,000 subscribers, while PRNewswire’s ProfNet (which requires a paid subscription) has 14,000.

Dismissed Fox31 Morning Anchor Kelley Says He was Blindsided
December 16, 2008, 12:23 pm
Filed under: Fox31, Layoffs

Fox31 morning news anchor Steve Kelley says being laid off was “a shock … it’s like a death.” But, he adds, you can expect him to rebound and pursue other television and radio opportunities in Denver.

AP Reporters and Photographers Withhold Bylines in Protest
December 16, 2008, 9:58 am
Filed under: Associated Press

Things are heating up between the Associated Press and the News Media Guild, the union that represents 1,400 editorial, technology and support workers. AP journalists and photographers have begun withholding their bylines in protest of  what they perceive as the company’s hard line in contract negotiations.

SHiFT Announces New Client
December 16, 2008, 9:46 am
Filed under: SHiFT, Wins

Longmont-based SHiFT has landed Emergenetics as a client.

In Memoriam
December 16, 2008, 9:35 am
Filed under: Denver Post, Obit

Many of us who worked in Denver a decade ago remember the fight former Denver Post reporter Kerri Smith waged against obesity and cancer. Sadly, Kerri lost that struggle this weekend. She was 48. Mike McPhee at the Post has the details.