The Denver Business Journal has hired Heather Draper to cover the banking/finance/professional services beat. Draper, a former Rocky Mountain News and Dow Jones reporter, most recently was marketing/communications manager at the GLBT Community Center of Colorado. She replaces Renee McGaw, who left the DBJ to become the Director of Communications at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.
Day: January 18, 2011
Singleton Relinquishes CEO Title at MediaNews Group
MediaNews Group’s William Dean Singleton announced he will step down as CEO but remain as executive chairman. MediaNews Group owns dozens of newspapers, including the Denver Post.
PR Quote of the Week
Courtesy of this morning’s Denver Post (Nation & World Briefs, Page 4A):
“Republicans immediately disparaged the analysis as ‘public relations’.”
PPG Selects Philosophy for Branding, PR Campaign
Peregrine Property Group has selected Philosophy Communication to develop a branding and public relations campaign.
Weise Wins Medical Technology Client
Weise Communications has been selected by Moog Medical to handle public relations, social media and creative design, as well as product photography, strategic research and marketing.
Denver PR Jobs
Among those hiring this week are The GLBT Community Center of Colorado, Boston Market, CoBank, Colorado AIDS Project, Colorado Association of School Boards, Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado Lottery, DISH Network, Financial Planning Association (FPA), Harrison School District Two, Kaiser Permanente, Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), Metropolitan State College, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Outward Bound, Regional Air Quality Council and Southwest Art Magazine.