Denver PR Blog

Young PRSA Pros Benefit from Pushkin PR Grant
November 15, 2012, 2:34 pm
Filed under: PRSA

Jon Pushkin is celebrating Pushkin Public Relations‘ 15th anniversary by funding a PRSA Colorado scholarship to help young professionals get started in their careers. The $1,500 donation will help young professionals attend PRSA Colorado programs and become more active members of the chapter.

“We believe that integrity and a thirst for learning are fundamental to building solid reputations and successful careers,” said Pushkin. “Over the past 15 years, we’ve helped dozens of organizations grow and prosper. So we are proud to honor our 15th anniversary by helping young professionals grow into successful practitioners.”

DIA Names CDOT’s Stacey Stegman as Global Comms Director
November 15, 2012, 2:21 pm
Filed under: DIA, Jobs

CDOT spokeswoman Stacey Stegman has accepted the position of Global Communications Director at Denver International Airport. Stegman replaces Jeff Green, who recently was named Marketing and Communications Director at Denver Parks and Recreation.

GroundFloor Places Second in DBJ’s ‘Best Places to Work’
November 15, 2012, 9:47 am
Filed under: Awards, Denver Business Journal, GroundFloor Media

Congratulations to GroundFloor Media, which was placed second overall in the Denver Business Journal’s 2012 Best Places to Work awards. Winners were chosen based on employees’ responses to a confidential survey about the organization’s leadership, planning, benefits, culture, training and development, as well as overall employee satisfaction. GroundFloor scored 99.63 out of a possible 100 percent, making it the second-highest ranking among all 40 finalists in four categories.

Stafford-Thomas Named New Comms Director at Jackson
November 15, 2012, 9:38 am
Filed under: Jobs

Jackson National Life Insurance Company has named Lori Stafford-Thomas director of external communications. She previously was with Fiserv in Milwaukee. In her new role with Jackson, Stafford-Thomas will oversee the media relations and external outreach efforts of Jackson and its affiliates, including National Planning Holdings (NPH) and Curian Capital, LLC (Curian).

SOS Outreach Names KeylinkPR as AOR
November 15, 2012, 9:32 am
Filed under: Wins

SOS Outreach has named Key Link PR as agency of record. SOS Outreach is a non-profit youth development adventure sports program that engages at-risk students in long-term mentorship relationships to instill in them core values.

GPR Helps States With Communications About Education
November 15, 2012, 9:25 am
Filed under: Wins

Gonder Public Relations has has been retained by the National Governors Association to help educators in three states – Colorado, Kentucky and North Carolina – communicate major education initiatives.

Colorado Proud Names Philosophy as AOR
November 15, 2012, 9:19 am
Filed under: Philosophy Communication, Wins

Colorado Proud has hired Philosophy Communication as its agency of record. Philosophy’s “Choose Colorado” campaign will focus on increasing state-wide awareness about Colorado Proud and its members. The campaign will also encourage Coloradans to purchase local whenever possible and promote Colorado Proud as a year-around organization. Philosophy will provide public relations, marketing, social media, event and website support.