Congratulations to the Colorado Public Radio news team, which won two first place and two second place awards at the Colorado Associated Press Broadcasters Association (CAPBA) annual awards event. “Colorado Matters” Host Ryan Warner and reporter Megan Verlee won first-place awards, and health reporter Eric Whitney and reporter Zachary Barr picked up second-place awards.
“We’re honored by CAPBA’s recognition of our new team’s achievements,” said CPR Vice President of Programming Sean Nethery. “Winning these awards helps reaffirm that we are fulfilling our mission to inform and educate listeners through in-depth local news coverage.”
- Volume Public Relations has been named agency of record by GiveBackMail.
- 104 West has added three new clients: eWise, North Plains and Smartling.
Sad news – Chris Power Bain lost her battle with cancer yesterday. She was 57.
UPDATE: There will be a celebration of Chris’ life at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 27, on the plaza of the upper level of Red Rocks. Everyone is welcome.
UPDATE II: The Denver Post carried Chris’ obituary on Wednesday.
Filed under: Jobs
- Colorado Public Radio hired Jerry Brown as public relations manager. Brown replaces Lana Jefferson Taussig, who relocated to Nashville. CPR also hired Ben Markus as a general assignment reporter. Markus previously was with Hawaii Public Radio.
- The Denver Museum of Nature & Science added Charlotte Hurley as public relations coordinator. Hurley previously was with Turner PR.
- Armada Medical Marketing hired Amanda Brownlie as public relations account manager. Brownlie has worked primarily with orthopedic and internal medicine practices, as well as most recently with a health care consulting firm specializing in business intelligence.
Filed under: Public Relations
If you have been looking for a tortured analogy that explains the difference between lobbying and public relations, NPR has come to your rescue: lobbyists are the Army soldiers storming Normandy, while PR people are the Air Force.
Linhart PR picked up an honorable mention in The Holmes Report’s “2011 Best Agency to Work For.” The report based its rankings on a written questionnaire and online survey of more than 75 PR firms nationwide, and Linhart PR ranked among the four honorable mention winners in the boutique agency category.
5280 Magazine has hired Carrie Horn as its new marketing director. Horn joins the magazine from Entercom Communications, where she served as promotions director for Denver’s Alice 105.9 radio station.