Archive: September 1998

Fleishman-Hillard CEO Says Company Looking at 15 Possible Acquisitions

September 28th, 1998 by

Once a sleeping dog when it came to acquisitions, PR giant Fleishman-Hillard has awakened. For the first time in its 52-year history and with an undisclosed cash infusion from parent company Omnicom, FH CEO John… Continued

New Hires & Promotions

September 28th, 1998 by

New Hires GCI Group, Atlanta, hires Terry Wells as senior VP; was co-founder of Atlanta-based Baron, McDonald & Wells, a high-tech PR agency. USA Networks Enterprises, New York, appoints R. Lee Barstow to director of… Continued

About Crises.

September 28th, 1998 by

Following are observations from speakers at the PR NEWS Advanced Crisis Management & Media Relations Workshop Sept. 14-15. Key points to consider during a crisis: 1. Be first with the bad news. 2. Announce all… Continued

DS Simon Doesn’t Drop the PR Ball on Millennium Projects

September 28th, 1998 by

DS Simon Productions Inc. faced an unusual situation on Aug. 19 when it videotaped, edited and fed via satellite two separate events for two separate clients both highlighting the 500-day countdown to the year 2000.… Continued

Calendar

September 28th, 1998 by

October 1-2: "Advanced State Government Relations Workshop," Public Affairs Council, Marriott Waterfront Hotel, Annapolis, Md., 202/872-1790; http://www.pac.org. October 2: "Grassroots Roundtable For Associations With Individual Members," Public Affairs Council, ANA Hotel, Washington, D.C., 202/872-1790; http://www.pac.org.… Continued

Trends & Ideas

September 28th, 1998 by

PR Contract Terms Yes % No % 1. Have written agreement always 257 94% 15 6% 2. Fee arrangement clearly spelled out 264 97% 8 3% 3. Policy for rebillables clearly spelled out 247 91%… Continued

Op-Ed Alert: The Oakland Tribune

September 28th, 1998 by

Details on pitching an op-ed editor at key media outlets. Circulation : Daily, 85,347; Sunday, 81,192 Contact : Peggy Stinnett, Op-Ed Page Editor Address : 66 Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607 Phone /Fax: Phone:… Continued

Media Insight: Radio Voyager Network

September 28th, 1998 by

199 S. Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY 14850 "To serve the interest of society" is the mission of the upcoming radio program, Radio Voyager Network. Launching Oct. 5,1998, it will be the world’s first commercial global… Continued

It’s The Web, Stupid: Netting Good Crisis Management

September 28th, 1998 by

Part 2 of 2 SAN FRANCISCO – A long time ago, in Internet years (say, three years ago), knowing the ways of the World Wide Web was a unique skill set – the employee in… Continued

JobTracker

September 28th, 1998 by

Account Executive – Tired of not getting repeat sales because your present employer can’t deliver results your clients expect? Cutting-edge VNR/SMT/Internet PR firm is looking for an account executive with a future. Great compensation package.… Continued