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Help Wanted: Dept. of Education Proofreader
February 12, 2017, 10:42 am
Filed under: Public Relations


Great Moments in Sports
February 12, 2017, 10:30 am
Filed under: Public Relations

The United States Tennis Association was forced to apologize this weekend after it accidentally performed Germany’s Nazi-era national anthem at the opening ceremonies of the 2017 Fed Cup in Hawaii.


Sewald Hanfling Adds Morris Saunders as President
February 7, 2017, 11:35 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Sewald Hanfling Public Affairs has added Brittany Morris Saunders as president of local affairs. Morris Saunders formerly was senior vice president for economic development and public affairs at the Downtown Denver Partnership .


Digital Agencies Relish, Anabliss Merge
February 7, 2017, 9:30 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Two Denver agencies – digital strategy agency Relish Studio and tech­ and healthcare branding and digital agency Anablisshave merged. The combined business will retain the name Relish Studio and will provide digital strategy, branding, design, development, mobile integration and traffic generation services to clients in Denver and nationally.

“This merger represents a positive move for both firms,” said Stuart Swineford, Co-­Founder and CMO of Relish Studio. “In this era of digital marketing, it is important to be nimble and responsive to the changing needs of our clients. Combining our resources creates more offerings which will help better serve our expanded market.”


In Memoriam
February 7, 2017, 9:27 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Robert Tonsing, Jr., the former public relations director at Martin Marietta and the man who was instrumental in bringing RTD light rail to Denver, died. He was 86.

Robert L. Tonsing Jr.

Western State Colorado University Faces Brewing PR Issue
February 6, 2017, 6:27 pm
Filed under: Public Relations

Western State Colorado University (yes, that is a real school – I Googled it) is dealing with a brewing public relations crisis. As Kirk Mitchell at The Denver Post reports:

Western State Colorado University president Greg Salsbury has been accused in a federal lawsuit of making discriminatory remarks about black employees when he was executive vice president of a large insurance company with offices in Denver.

According to a federal civil discrimination lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Denver, Salsbury allegedly stated that an Atlanta satellite office of Jackson National Life Insurance Company was moved to Denver in 2007 because the worker pool in Atlanta was too black.

AdAge Rates the Super Bowl Ads
February 6, 2017, 11:57 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Among the winners, according to AdAge:

Honda’s “Yearbooks” Commercial:


Bai’s “Gentleman” Commercial:


SquareSpace’s “” Commercial:

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