Among those hiring this week are the Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter, Book Trust, Colorado Farm Bureau, Colorado Water Trust, DigitalGlobe, DISH Network, Gaiam TV, Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver, Johns Manville, Larimer Humane Society, National Wildlife Federation, ProBuild, Rocky Mountain PBS, Special Olympics Colorado, Tennyson Center, University of Colorado at Boulder and SSPR (Colorado Springs).
Month: June 2014
Broncos PR Staff Wins PFWA’s Rozelle Award
Congratulations to Patrick Smyth and the Denver Broncos public relations staff, which was named the winner of the 2014 Pete Rozelle Award from the Professional Football Writers of America.
It’s Been a Bad 24 Hours for Airlines and Social Media
It hasn’t been a good week for airlines and social media. Delta kicked it off with its ill-advised Tweet …
and United Airlines upped the ante by pissing off a famous golfer …
Barnhart Announces Four New Clients
Barnhart Communications has added four new clients: LBA Realty, Touch The Top, The Town of Breckenridge’s Cultural Arts Division and The Denver Hospice.
Denver PR Jobs
Among those hiring this week are Amelie Company, Capital City Public Relations, Communications Strategy Group, Douglas County School District, University of Denver, Graebel Companies, Jefferson County Public Schools, Public Service Credit Union, The Action Center and UDR.
Bermuda Tourism Authority Names Turner PR AOR
The newly created Bermuda Tourism Authority has named Turner Public Relations as agency of record. Turner PR is handling all public relations and social media efforts for the destination.
DBJ’s Huspeni Joins the Dark Side
Dennis Huspeni, formerly the real estate reporter at the Denver Business Journal, has joined Grayling PR as director of media relations. He will remain based in Denver.
Great Moments in Journalism
So it turns out there may be a sports anchor worse than Drew Soicher – San Antonio’s Cory Smith.
Malen Yantis Adds Four Clients
Malen Yantis Public Relations has added four travel and lifestyle clients – Resort at Squaw Creek, The Sebastian – Vail, Slifer Designs, and the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships.
Sondermann Consciously Uncouples from SE2
SE2 is bidding farewell, at least formally, to co-founder Eric Sondermann, who plans to focus on his other varied interests including “further civic leadership, more writing and commentary, some high-level consulting, perhaps even something entrepreneurial, as well as time on his bicycle.” Sondermann will continue to collaborate with SE2 “on current and future projects, ensuring continuity for existing clients.”
The firm says that remaining co-founders Eric Anderson and Susan Morrisey will share SE2 ownership and split leadership responsibilities.
Denver PR Jobs
Among those hiring this week are BCS, Chinese Children Adoption Int’l, City of Longmont, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver Academy, Kimetrica, Metro CareRing, University of Northern Colorado (Greeley) and The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (internship).
Saccomano Awarded DAC’s Lifetime Achievement Award
Congratulations to former Denver Broncos Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Saccomano, who will receive the lifetime achievement award at the Denver Athletic Club’s 39th Annual Athlete of the Year Banquet tonight.
GroundFloor Media Adds Digital Strategist/Designer
GroundFloor Media has added Ben Hock to its digital strategy and design team. The addition strengthens GFM’s expertise for clients requiring digital and graphic design elements as part of their integrated communications campaigns.
Colorado State Hosts PRSSA Fundraising Event in Denver
Red Energy Adds Three Clients
Colorado Springs-based Red Energy has added three new client accounts: Seven Status, Cedarwood Development, and Points of Light/the Allstate Foundation.
Teton Waters Ranch Selects Amélie Company
Teton Waters Ranch has selected Amélie Company to help it to raise awareness about the quality of products bearing its name and the evolving grass-fed meat industry.
DStreet Celebrates 10 Years
Congratulations to DStreet, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
“DStreet launched ten years ago with a vision of creating defining moments for our clients. During the last ten years it has been our great privilege and honor to do just that for a whole host of organizations, including Cabela’s, The Colorado Governor’s Energy Office, Denver Comic Con, Farm Credit, IQNavigator, and many, many others,” said DStreet president Jennifer Dulles. “Today we get to celebrate one of our own defining moments—and to take a moment to thank all of the people who have trusted in us as an agency partner and invested in us as an organization.”
Great Moments in Social Media
“I call Twitter ‘the microphone for morons’.”
—Denver Broncos executive John Elway (@JohnElway), at the NFL’s career development symposium this weekend.