Archive: June 1996

UPCOMING EVENTS:

June 10th, 1996 by

June 11: Congressional Quarterly, “Understanding Congressional Budgeting,” Washington, 202/887-8620. June 11-12: Effective Communications Group, “Advanced Writing and Interviewing,” Dallas, 800/444-2942. June 12: Women Executives in PR, “Annual Meeting,” N.Y. , 203/226-4947. June 12: Public Rels… Continued

GUERILLA WEB SITES INFILTRATING CORPORATE PUBLIC RELATIONS

June 10th, 1996 by

Imagine your surprise upon calling up the Web site for what you think is People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Lo and behold, you’re a visitor of the People Eating Tasty Animals site,… Continued

AMEX, AVON, OTHERS WIN AWARDS

June 10th, 1996 by

The Women Executives in Public Relations (WEPR) Foundation last week awarded its 1996 “Social Responsibility Awards” to American Express Co., Avon Products Inc., the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Corp. and The Sara Lee Corp..… Continued

STUDENTS TACKLE HURRICANE PROJECT

June 10th, 1996 by

Supported by the Amoco Foundation, Public Relations Student Society of America members at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami developed a 72-page hurricane preparedness guide for South Florida residents. Approximately 300,000 copies will be distributed… Continued

U.K. PR GROUP GETS WEB SITE

June 10th, 1996 by

The Institute of Public Relations (IPR), the U.K.’s association of PR professionals, has created a site on the World Wide Web offering membership information, as well as case studies, updates on regional activities and installments… Continued

DIRECTORY COVERS N.Y. MEDIA, VIPS

June 10th, 1996 by

A newly published directory provides listings of print and broadcast media within New York state. “The New York State Directory” also lists local and state government officials, judges, lobbyists and nearly 500 local chambers of… Continued

BURSON TO SPEAK IN WASHINGTON

June 10th, 1996 by

Harold Burson, founder chairman of Burson-Marsteller, the world’s largest PR firm, is the featured speaker at the awards banquet of the National Capital Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The luncheon for the… Continued

‘SUMMER CAMPS’ FOR PR

June 10th, 1996 by

PR execs looking to hone their skills this summer might consider two week-long training sessions in place of their summer vacation. For investor relations professionals, the National Investor Relations Institute and the University of Michigan… Continued

AGENCY’S EXECS TAKE CORPORATE JOBS

June 10th, 1996 by

Two top executives of international PR firm The Americas Group, Stamford, Conn., have moved over to corporate positions. Jack Macauley, managing director, joined Philip Morris Management Corp., New York, as director, external relations. Evelyn Mariperisensa… Continued

CALIFORNIA FIRM GETS WEB PAGE

June 3rd, 1996 by

Creative Communications Services, Carlsbad, Calif., launched its Web site–all 100 hyperlinked pages. To view it, go to http://www.ccspr.com (Creative, 619/438-5250)