Denver PR Blog


Dovetail Solutions Adds Chief Strategy Officer
July 26, 2016, 8:12 am
Filed under: Dovetail, Jobs

dovetail solutions has added Matt Moseley as partner and chief strategy officer. Moseley most recently was with InterMountain Public Affairs and previously served as the communications director for the Colorado State Senate, the press officer for the United States Olympic Committee, and deputy communications director for the White House for the Summit of the Eight (G7 Summit).

The firm also added Lindsey Hall as client services partner and Zara Cooney as client services associate.



State of Colorado Study Finds Tough Job Market for PR Majors
July 12, 2016, 9:42 am
Filed under: Jobs, Public Relations

Aldo Svaldi at The Denver Post reports:

Colorado’s workforce should grow twice as fast as the rest of the country through 2024, with many of those new jobs coming in higher-paying, knowledge-based occupations, according to a labor market study from the Colorado Office of Economic Development.

But the study — conducted by Mercer — found some big mismatches when it comes to the kind of college degrees students in the state are obtaining, and the jobs available.

“We are doing pretty good on the employer side. We will have to focus more on the talent side,” said Fiona Arnold, executive director of the state’s economic development office.

For example, Colorado graduates enough advertising, marketing and public relations majors each year to replace everyone employed in those fields in the state — and then some.



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.



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



Barnhart Adds Two
June 27, 2016, 9:06 am
Filed under: Barnhart, Jobs, Public Relations

Barnhart has added Christine Cowan as a new group account director and Hannah Morris as public relations and social media account executive.

Cowan joins Barnhart McCann Erickson in Birmingham, Mich., where she led the award-winning “Pure Michigan” tourism campaign. In her new role, she will manage and grow existing client relationships and help deliver client objectives.

And Morris will provide communications support to new and existing clients including the Denver Preschool Program and the Town of Parker. Prior to joining Barnhart, she was the marketing & communications coordinator for Project Angel Heart.



Jackson National Life Insurance Names CMO/CCO
May 17, 2016, 12:54 pm
Filed under: Jobs, Public Relations

Jackson National Life Insurance Company has appointed of Emilio Pardo to the new position of senior vice president, chief marketing and communications officer. Pardo most recently served as the chief brand officer and a member of the executive team of AARP.



Art + Business ONE Adds PR Services
May 11, 2016, 9:45 am
Filed under: Jobs, Public Relations

Denver-based brand and integrated marketing communications agency Art + Business ONE has expanded its service line to include public relations. The agency has hired Rachel Krantz as public relations manager, and she will support client campaigns that include media relations, social media strategies, corporate social responsibility programs, strategic alliances and events.

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