Denver PR Blog

Cinemark asks shooting victims to cover $700k in legal fees
June 30, 2016, 2:10 pm
Filed under: Crisis Communications, lawsuits, Public Relations

Now that Cinemark has been found not responsible for the Aurora theater shooting, it’s pretty easy to see why it would want to get the money it spent defending itself back. But I’ll give Cinemark the same advice I have given literally dozens of CEOs across many different industries: You are never sorry later for having taken the high road. Not to mention that the reputational damage for trying to collect $700,000 will be in the tens of millions of dollars.

Chipotle Taps Linhart for National Marketing Role
June 30, 2016, 10:04 am
Filed under: Chipotle, Linhart, Public Relations

Chipotle Mexican Grill has engaged its long-time regional PR partner Linhart PR for a new expanded national role: supporting Chipotle’s field marketing team and regional brand strategists in all restaurant markets nationwide. Chipotle previously worked with four regional firms.

R&R Partners Adds Government Affairs Strategists
June 30, 2016, 9:21 am
Filed under: Jobs, Public Relations

R&R Partners has added national government affairs strategists Steven Palmer and Mary Kay Hogan. Both most recently served in senior positions for Grayling and are based in R&R’s Denver office.

Decibel Blue Launches ‘Green’ Sister Agency
June 29, 2016, 9:13 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Decibel Blue has launched a new sister agency that specializes in cannabis and sustainability – Decibel Green.

The firm first started doing cannabis-related work three years ago under the Decibel Blue brand, and it has represented the dispensaries Puff Pass & PaintYour Green Contractor and Sue Sisley. In addition to that work, the firm represents D.C.-based clients Marijuana Policy Project and Students for Sensible Drug Policy.

Voca PR Celebrates Ninth Anniversary
June 29, 2016, 8:36 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Happy 9th Anniversary to Alana Watkins and the team at Voca Public Relations.

B PR Adds Four Clients
June 28, 2016, 10:07 am
Filed under: B Public Relations, Public Relations, Wins

B Public Relations has added Monarch Mountain Ski ResortMaya Beach Hotel & BistroCasa Lucila and Asia Transpacific Journeys to the company’s list of hospitality and tourism clients.


Who Took the Latest Denver Post Buyout?
June 27, 2016, 9:30 am
Filed under: Denver Post, Jobs, Public Relations

As usual, it is Michael Roberts at Westword who has the most comprehensive information:

Jim Bates
Suzanne Brown
Jennifer Campbell-Hicks
Vince Carroll
Peter Dettmann
Neil Devlin
Sev Galvan
Carlos Illescas
Eric Lutzens
Meghan Lyden
Vickie Makings
Cyrus McCrimmon
Vikki Migoya
Irv Moss
David Olinger
Joanne Ostrow
Bill Porter
Ray Rinaldi
Steve Shultz
Jordan Steffen