Denver PR Blog

Social Media Political Preferences
April 30, 2014, 3:43 pm
Filed under: Social Media

Via The New York Times

PR Week: Agencies Report Double-Digit Growth
April 28, 2014, 8:02 am
Filed under: Economic News, Public Relations

PR Week reports that:

The average revenue growth of the agencies that submitted figures for PRWeek’s Agency Business Report both this year and in 2013 was up slightly to 11% from 9% the year prior. They also expanded their workforces. Of all reporting agencies, the median staff increase in the US was 8%, while the average of the top 50 firms was 10%.


PRSA Colorado Announces Gold Pick Special Award Winners
April 25, 2014, 9:21 am
Filed under: Awards, PRSA

Congratulations to the PRSA Colorado 2014 Gold Pick Special Award winners:

Chapter Service Award: Lisa Newkirk, DCP Midstream
Joe Fuentes Rookie of the Year: Kersten Baldwin, City of Centennial
Mentor of the Year: Amy Johnson, Amy Johnson Public Relations
PR Person of the Year: Molly Keveney, The WhiteWave Foods Company
PR Team of the Year: Office of Communications, CDOT

Webb PR Rebrands as Webb Strategic Communications
April 25, 2014, 9:16 am
Filed under: Webb PR

Webb PR has rebranded to Webb Strategic Communications, and relocated to a new office at Sixth Avenue and Speer Boulevard downtown. Founder Pete Webb says the firm “will focus on our core competencies, which include Social Marketing, Media Relations, Digital, Crisis and Latino.”

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The Bawmann Group Adds Kris Kitto as Senior Counselor
April 24, 2014, 8:56 am
Filed under: Bawmann Group, Jobs

The Bawmann Group has added Kris Kitto as a senior counselor. Kitto returned to Colorado in 2013 after spending seven years in Washington, D.C., covering Congress, the White House and national politics for The Hill newspaper and other publications. He continued his policy communication work in Colorado last spring as a consultant on a project involving the new recreational marijuana market’s regulatory framework.

“We are honored to welcome Kris to the TBG team,” said Brad Bawmann, TBG president and CEO. “As a former journalist, Kris brings a unique perspective to our work with clients. His experience and expertise make him a perfect fit for our team as we all work together to consistently meet and exceed our clients’ communication goals.”

Get Ink PR Wins Two, Adds One
April 24, 2014, 8:48 am
Filed under: Jobs, Wins

Get Ink PR has added two new clients: Pura Vida Fitness Club and Spa in Cherry Creek and LoDo’s coming Dorchester Social Eatery. The agency also hired Christine Vazquez as a publicist. Christine joins the team from Blossoming.

WordenGroup Adds Civitas as Client
April 23, 2014, 11:31 am
Filed under: Wins

WordenGroup has added Denver-based urban design studio and landscape architects Civitas to its roster of clients. WordenGroup’s other architectural clients include Boulder’s Arch 11 and Jackson, Wyo.’s Blake Architects.

Civitas has done redevelopment projects in the Central Platte Valley, Stapleton and Larimer Square, and was recently named part of the team selected by the City of Denver to morph the National Western Stock Show into a vibrant year-round Western heritage-based National Western Center development.