“Denver Comic Con has quickly become one of the biggest cons in the nation,” said Jennifer Dulles, DStreet president. “It’s not only attracting some of the most sought-after pop culture celebrity guests, but it’s doing it with an underlying mission of literacy and a focus on kids and diversity. It’s really changing perceptions about what a con can do.”
NPR examines the growing real-time influence social media has on sports:
Gone are the days of waiting for angry letters. Social media allows the NFL, NASCAR and other pro sports leagues to hear from fans in real time. And that feedback has become so important, leagues have built what are essentially social media command centers to monitor trends and engage directly with fans.
Patti Hazlett has been named Director of Corporate Communications at Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA), where she oversees the public affairs and communications duties for the regional tri-state trade association. Hazlett most recently was president of PH Communications, and she has led public relations efforts for a major real estate management company, healthcare corporations, Special Olympics Colorado and several professional sports organizations.
dovetail solutions has added Dave Gaylinn as a client services partner. Gaylinn formerly was the communications manager at USA Cycling.
Among those hiring this week are A Precious Child, Aspen Skiing Company, Ball Corporation, Barokas Public Relations, Catapult PR-IR, Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE), Clyfford Still Museum, Highlands Ranch Metro District, Investment Management Consultants Association, National Endowment for Financial Education, Penton, Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank, The Denver Post, University of Colorado and University of Denver.
Which is tougher – A snow plow or a road-side reporter? Slide ahead to the 0:45 mark to find out.
SE2 may not have “rolling office coffee bars, … carbon-neutral bamboo bicycles … or organic microbrews flowing from the drinking fountain,” but it does have an in-house Ms. Pac-Man machine. And it is hiring for a digital strategist, so get your resume in early and often.