Archive: June 1996

DALLAS FIRM MARKS TEN YEARS

June 3rd, 1996 by

MCCommunications, a Dallas-based high-tech PR firm, is marking its 10th anniversary. Firm founder Mike Crawford, remains at the helm as president. (MCC, 214/480-8383)

MS&L’S FUNESS TO RUDER

June 3rd, 1996 by

Richard Funess joined Ruder Finn, New York, as managing director of Ruder Finn/Americas. Prior to joining Ruder–ranked among the world’s 15 largest firms–he was president of the Americas unit of top-ten global PR firm Manning… Continued

BUCKMASTER HEADS H&K/D.C

June 3rd, 1996 by

Thomas Buckmaster left Fleishman-Hillard’s (F-H) Washington, D.C. office to become the new general manager of Hill and Knowlton’s (H&K) Washington office. Buckmaster also takes the title of chairman of public affairs for H&K. Buckmaster was… Continued

PROMOTIONS/NEW HIRES

June 3rd, 1996 by

David MacKay was appointed a senior managing director in Hill and Knowlton’s Washington, D.C. office. He was a vice president and group leader in Ketchum Public Relations’ D.C. office. In the same office, Linda Taira,… Continued

IT IT THE RIGHT TIME TO BUY OR SELL A FIRM?

June 3rd, 1996 by

With the PR agency business booming, many firm owners are deciding that the time is right to sell. While buyers often are looking at a purchase as a way to add new capabilities or snag… Continued

PR Reading List

June 3rd, 1996 by

If you are looking for ways to handle a corporate crisis–or better yet, prevent it–you may find insights in a new book from amacom. In “Corporate Self Defense,” Steve Albrecht describes a number of well-known… Continued

CREATECH CONFERENCE SHOWS CREATIVE SIDE OF WEB

June 3rd, 1996 by

The CreaTECH Conference, held May 23-24 in New York and sponsored by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As) and AT&T Worldwide, explored how to creatively use the Internet to enhance your image and your… Continued

IR FIRM OFFERING WEB SERVICES

June 3rd, 1996 by

Investor relations firm Carl Thompson Associates Inc., Boulder, Colo., expanded its Creative Services Division to begin providing Web design and publishing services. The firm also created an agency Web site, located at http://www.ctaonline.com (Thompson, 303/494-5472)

TWIN CITIES FIRM ENTERS NEW MEDIA

June 3rd, 1996 by

Karwoski & Courage Public Relations, Minneapolis, has opened its Interactive and Broadcast Services unit. The group will provide Internet and Intranet services, as well as video news release, satellite media tour, corporate video and videoconferencing… Continued

STUDY: CORPORATE LEADERS NOT HIGH ON PR FUNCTION

June 3rd, 1996 by

A major study of top corporate executives contains some troubling findings for PR executives. Several hundred top brass–including CEOs–believe their corporations’ communications efforts are having limited effect, according to the research conducted for the American… Continued