Blake Communications has added several new clients, including Corner Bakery Cafe, Heinrich Marketing, Fallene Wells’ Forever Darling VI, Ambient Life Photography and Duane Wells’ Living Wells. Blake Communications works primarily with creative industry, education and nonprofit clients.
Vail Resorts has made some changes to its communications team:
- Ashley Lowe has been appointed Senior Manager of Communications, Hospitality & VRDC. Previously, Lowe led employee communications for Vail Resorts and prior to that was PR Director for Cactus.
- May Lilley has been promoted to Senior Manager of Communications, International. Lilley has 10 years of experience in the marketing/communications industry between Vail Resorts and formerly heading up the broadcast advertising for Australia/New Zealand’s largest retail advertiser, Kmart, as Senior Account Manager at Sapient Nitro in Melbourne.
- Laura Kirby has been hired as Corporate Communications Coordinator. Kirby started with Vail Resorts in 2009 as an intern with Echo. She returned in 2010 as a coordinator for the Group Sales and Marketing team in Broomfield, where she has been responsible for supporting the sales effort to our group wholesalers, ski clubs and councils across the country.
104 West Partners has opened a Media Relations Bureau in San Francisco to offer increased contact for its national clients with the major tech press corps based in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area. Alissa Bushnell, a 20-year tech PR veteran, has joined 104 West and will lead the firm’s presence in San Francisco.