Denver PR Blog

Great Moments in Politics
June 25, 2010, 7:58 am
Filed under: Politics

If truth in political advertising existed, this is what every ad would look like:

(Hat tip: Andrew Sullivan)

‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award Winners Named
June 25, 2010, 7:37 am
Filed under: Awards

Congratulations to the 2010 Ernst & Young Rocky Mountain Entrepreneur of the Year award winners:

  • Retail and consumer products — Trevor Tice, CorePower Yoga
  • Healthcare — Jack McClurg, HealthTrans
  • Services — Anita Padilla-Fitzgerald, MegaStar Financial Corp.
  • Energy — Blake Jones, Namaste Solar
  • Technology — Paul Ford, NetQuote
  • Hospitality — Kevin Reddy, Noodles & Company

The Rocky Mountain region winners will move on to the national Entrepreneur of the Year awards in Palm Springs, Calif., in November.

Weise Elected to New Denver Ad Club Board
June 24, 2010, 6:06 pm
Filed under: Weise

Weise Communications creative director and co-founder Jay Weise has been elected to the New Denver Ad Club board of directors. As a board member, Weise will provide strategic direction and consultation to the New Denver Ad Club.

Fox31’s Vittert Named Fox News’ Middle East Correspondent
June 23, 2010, 2:01 pm
Filed under: Fox31, Journalism Moves

Fox31 weekend anchor Leland Vittert is the latest Denver television news personality to make the move to a national spot. Vittert has been named Fox News’ Middle East correspondent and will be based in Jerusalem.

As the Denver Post’s Bill Husted points out, Vittert follows Bill O’Reilly, Phil Keating, Jeremy Hubbard, Tom Costello, Thanh Truong, Kevin Corke and Harry Smith as local personalities who have made the move to the national stage.

Three Leadership Lessons from Gen. McChrystal
June 23, 2010, 1:49 pm
Filed under: Linhart

Linhart’s Paul Raab examines three leadership lessons from the situation involving Gen. Stanley McChrystal.

5280 Names Westword’s Roberts ‘Top Blogger’
June 23, 2010, 8:08 am
Filed under: 5280, Awards, Westword

Congratulations to Westword’s Michael Roberts for being named Top Blogger in 5280‘s annual Top of the Town issue. His “Latest Word” blog is the first one I read every morning, and the first one I recommend to anyone looking to fill their RSS reader.

Great Moments in Journalism XXIX
June 23, 2010, 7:45 am
Filed under: journalism

A shout-out to Denver’s own Glendale Cherry Creek Chronicle reporter Glen Richardson, who defended his use of fabricated direct quotes in an article on crime in the Lowry area by arguing:

“I’m not sure that it was misleading. It was, in a sense, probably embellished.”

(Hat tip: 5280’s Daniel Brogan)