Less-than-optimal ad placement from the Halifax Chronicle-Herald:
(Hat tip: Romenesko)
Standing Out in a Field of Cannabis Edibles and Other Brand Challenges of Legalization is the subject of this year’s Brand Challenge that takes place today at the Oxford Hotel in downtown Denver.
Join panelists Stacey Stegman from DIA, Ricardo Baca from The Denver Post and Joe Hodas from Dixie Elixirs as they and attendees discuss how the legalization of marijuana has changed our state brand, issues that exist at the state and federal levels as visitors travel to and from Colorado through DIA, some complicated definitions, and more.
No registration is required – walk-ins are welcome.
PRSA Colorado Brand Challenge
4-6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28
1637 Wazee Street
Denver, CO 80202
$35 / $20 for students
Dovetail Solutions has added Century Communities, Delwest, Frascona Joiner Goodman & Greenstein and the Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation as clients, and hired Monica Kurtz in a senior client service role. The firm also announced Colorado Succeeds and GoBistro as pro-bono clients.
Filed under: journalism
Former Washington Post Executive Editor Ben Bradlee offers his thoughts to an over-aggressive public relations person who complained to Bradlee when a section editor shot down a pitch. The classic Bradlee closing zinger:
“I would like to be sure that you understand that we trust our editors’ news judgment and that we distrust yours.”
Is there any question why his reporters would have killed for him?
Filed under: Wins
Cactus has been selected by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to create the state’s upcoming retail marijuana education and prevention campaign. The campaign will continue a statewide conversation with families, health care providers, schools, community groups and retailers about how to safeguard the health of those who use marijuana and those who don’t.
Filed under: Jobs
GBSM has hired communications and dispute resolution specialist Angela Jo Woolcott as a Senior Associate. Woolcott brings more than 15 years of communications experience, and she couples expertise in public involvement, dispute resolution and consensus building with extensive experience in marketing and brand management.
Prior to joining GBSM, Woolcott worked for CDR Associates providing expertise in facilitation and mediation; developing and delivering customized trainings; designing problem solving processes; and public involvement and outreach efforts.