Congratulations to 9News political reporter Adam Schrager and former Colorado House member Rob Witwer for the positive Wall Street Journal review of their new book, “The Blueprint: How the Democrats Won Colorado.”
(Hat tip: Pete Webb)
Vince Hancock and Ginger Pelz have joined DaVita’s communications department at the company’s new Denver headquarters. Hancock most recently worked in Level 3’s corporate communications group, and prior to that was Qwest’s field media relations manager in Salt Lake City where he was responsible for all media relations in Montana, New Mexico and Utah. Pelz joins DaVita after spending three years at MGA Communications, where she focused on developing and implementing social media strategies for the agency and its clients in addition to spearheading community outreach programs.
SmartCo Foods, a division of Smart & Final, has selected Linhart PR as its Denver public relations firm of record. Linhart PR will help launch the company first retail outlets in Colorado, which are slated to open in Denver and Longmont this summer.
Denver-based Amélie Company Advertising & PR won two Gold awards from the 2010 Hermes Creative Awards, an international competition for creative professionals. Amélie’s awards recognized its work performed on behalf of its client Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).
New York-based social media agency Onit Marketing has opened a branch office in Denver. Onit, which specializes in providing social media services to clients in the outdoor, adventure sports, natural products and eco industries, says it is expanding to Colorado to connect with the state’s community of outdoor and natural product companies and enthusiasts.