Denver PR Blog

Amelie Adds Suntrup as EVP
April 25, 2018, 11:42 am
Filed under: Jobs, Public Relations

Amélie Company has added Julie Suntrup as executive vice president. She has more than 25 years of experience in strategic marketing and business development, including in the CPG, food, beverage, retail, apparel and healthcare industries. Prior to joining Amélie, she was with several agencies in the Kansas City area.

Denver Broncos Promote PR VP Smyth
May 29, 2017, 10:30 am
Filed under: Denver Broncos, Jobs, Public Relations

The Denver Post’s Nicki Jhabvala reports that the Denver Broncos have promoted Patrick Smyth from vice president of public relations to executive vice president of public and community relations. Jhabvala also reports:

Erich Schubert was promoted from senior manager of media relations to director of the department, Seth Medvin, formerly a media relations coordinator, was elevated to strategic communications manager.

Denver Broncos practiceCredit: Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post

PR Rated a Top Job for Young Professionals
March 14, 2017, 1:15 pm
Filed under: Jobs, Public Relations

CareerBuilder rates public relations as the second best job for young professionals (behind web developers). Its assessment:

No. of 2017 jobs: 15,755
Growth in jobs 2013-2017: 8 percent
Average hourly earnings: $29.87

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