Joanne Ostrow at the Denver Post has seen the future of Denver television news, and it does not include co-anchors such as Karen Leigh, Libby Weaver and Mark Koebrich. Instead, expect more of the 20-20-20 rule: “Hire 20-year-olds, pay them $20,000 a year and have them work 20-hour days.”
Day: April 13, 2010
Denver PR Moves
- Dovetail Solutions added Amy Secor as marketing coordinator. Secor is a recent graduate of the University of Denver.
- Linhart PR added Lauren Cameron as an account associate. Cameron’s experience includes stints at Ogilvy and APCO Worldwide.
At Least Toyota’s Crisis Communications Team is Warmed Up
And the hits keep coming for Toyota. After months of terrible press about its unintended acceleration and braking problems, Consumer Reports today gave the Toyota-built Lexus GX 460 its once-in-a-decade “Don’t Buy: Safety Risk” rating due to what it views as an unacceptably high risk of rollover.
Connect with Us … No, Wait, Go Away
B.L. Ochman at WhatsNextBlog examined the Web sites of America’s largest companies and found that “it would have taken Nancy Drew to find the company blog, or Facebook page, or Twitter feed, or all of its YouTube videos.” Why? Ochman suspects that companies “fear that they’ll lose control of their brand if too many people know they can have a say,” with Nestle a classic (and recent) example.