Denver PR Blog

Heinous Blue Mustang Haiku Challenge
January 29, 2009, 12:52 pm
Filed under: DIA

Hate that stupid blue horse that greets visitors at DIA? Join the club. Literally.

MediaNews Group Institutes ‘Furlough Program’ in California
January 29, 2009, 12:45 pm
Filed under: Denver Post, Layoffs, MediaNews Group

Could a furlough program that MediaNews Group has instituted in California wind up sidelining some Denver Post reporters eventually? MediaNews is “requiring all nonunion employees who work at the company’s California newspapers to take one week of unpaid leave this quarter to help cut costs,” and a company spokesman says it is also considering requiring furloughs at its media properties outside California.

Rocky Candlelight March is Tonight
January 29, 2009, 12:27 pm
Filed under: Layoffs, Rocky Mountain News

The Rocky Mountain News candlelight march to show support for the newspaper is tonight at 6 p.m. The march will begin at the Denver Press Club on Glenarm Place and end at the Denver Newspaper Building on West Colfax Ave. Details are here.

Interesting PR Fact of the Week
January 29, 2009, 12:24 pm
Filed under: Aiello, Bill Husted

Wendy Aiello is the sister-in-law of E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren, who will be joining Bruce Springsteen at his Pepsi Center concert on April 10.

We’re No. 1
January 29, 2009, 12:18 pm
Filed under: Denver

Job well done, Denverites. Your ad-hoc public relations campaign has worked, and more people in the U.S. want to live in Denver than any other major city. Now cut it out. Traffic is bad enough, and the last thing we need are more non-natives* living here.

(*Non-natives are defined as people who moved to Denver after me.)

You Make the Call at New Denver Ad Club ‘Super Ad Sunday’
January 29, 2009, 11:13 am
Filed under: Advertising, New Denver Ad Club

The New Denver Ad Club wants you to serve as an advertising referee this Super Bowl Sunday. Your ticket gets you free food and one free drink, and children under 12 get all the free tap beer they can drink. Wait, that can’t be right. Better check the NDAC site for the details