Denver PR Blog

Linhart VP Named to WWI Board
August 17, 2009, 6:04 pm
Filed under: Linhart

Linhart PR VP Dawn Doty was elected to the board of directors of the Women’s Wilderness Institute (WWI). Boulder-based WWI is a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening the courage, confidence and leadership qualities of girls and women.

Former Fox31 Meteorologist Dunn Lands in Phoenix
August 17, 2009, 5:44 pm
Filed under: Fox31, Layoffs

Meteorologist Chris Dunn, who was let go from Fox31 last month, has been picked up by Phoenix CBS affiliate KPHO-TV. Dunn is the station’s new weekday evening meteorologist.

Catfight Alert: Tom Martino vs. Westword
August 17, 2009, 5:28 pm
Filed under: Fox31

You can always count on Fox31 “journalist” Tom Martino to liven things up. Note to Fox31 GM Dennis Leonard: You’ve canned a dozen people since you arrived here last year. How the hell was Tom Martino not one of them?

Perino to Keynote PRSA Retreat
August 17, 2009, 5:01 pm
Filed under: Events, PRSA

PRSA Colorado has landed former White House press secretary (and Denver native) Dana Perino as the keynote speaker at its 2009 Chapter Retreat in October. Registration links will be available on the PRSA Colorado Web site soon.

WSJ: Hard-Hit Schools Try Public-Relations Push
August 17, 2009, 1:14 pm
Filed under: Advertising, Public Relations, Wall Street Journal

Public schools are learning what companies such as Coca-Cola, Apple and P&G have known for decades … public relations and advertising work. The Wall Street Journal profiles a few – including Denver Public Schools – that are jumping on the marketing bandwagon.

Denver PR Jobs (and a Great Moment in Journalism)
August 17, 2009, 9:08 am
Filed under: Andrew Hudson, Jobs

Among those hiring this week are Webb PR, Chipotle, The Colorado Health Foundation, CoBank, COPIC, 9News/KUSA, National Jewish and tw telecom.

And, as a special bonus, a “Great Moments in Journalism” nominated by Denver’s PR jobs guru Andrew Hudson: