Archive: August 1999

Say Aloha to Two More Issues of Islands Magazine

August 30th, 1999 by

Come January, when Islands Magazine will expand to eight issues per year. While there will be no tinkering with the features Islands readers already seem to enjoy, new features and some redesign at the front… Continued

PR NEWS Names New Editor

August 30th, 1999 by

PR NEWS this week welcomes Jenny Pfalzgraf as editor. She assumes the post following a two-year stint as managing editor for the corporate offices of Goodwill Industries International Inc., the nation’s fifth-largest charity. Prior to… Continued

Calendar

August 30th, 1999 by

Sept. 21-23 The Fourth Annual Strategic Public Relations Conference, Ragan Communications, Fairmont Hotel, Chicago, 800/878-5331, cservice@ragan.com, http://www.ragan.com. Sept. 23-24 "1999 West Coast Corporate Communication Conference: Choices and Consequences in the Era of Change," The Conference… Continued

Media Insight

August 30th, 1999 by

Business 2.0 150 North Hill Drive Brisbane, CA 94005 The editors of Business 2.0 aren’t afraid to have a little fun as they offer useful applications for today’s tech leaders. The mission of this publication,… Continued

Trends

August 30th, 1999 by

A Positive Spin on Name-Calling Sometimes having your name mangled by the media can be a positive experience. At least that’s how execs at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) viewed it. The environmental group’s… Continued

PR NEWS Profile

August 30th, 1999 by

Laer Pearce Founder and President, Laer Pearce & Associates THE EARLY YEARS Hometown: Oakland, CA High School: The American School in Japan College: Honors A.B. in Journalism, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. FIRST JOB Bus boy… Continued

Labor Churn: Retaining Your Prized Employees

August 30th, 1999 by

Corporate loyalty is dead. May it rest in peace. Employers, having paid their respects, are now getting on with their lives, realizing that pension plans and gold watches no longer cut the mustard. Hard as… Continued

Placing the Proper Figure Behind The Podium in Times of Crisis

August 30th, 1999 by

When an FBI sting operation broke in September 1998 near the waters of Bay Ship Management Inc., President Eugene Rose knew he needed professional support. The feds were interested in a handful of the 50… Continued

Untitled

August 30th, 1999 by

Strategic Communications/Business Development PR firm (DC based) seeking highly motivated, take charge person experienced in corporate communications w/exceptional business writing skills, impressive work ethic, thrives on challenge and a fast paced work environment. Solid experience… Continued

The People Page: New Hires & Promotions

August 30th, 1999 by

Agency New Hires Burson-Marstellar, New York, names Joseph Fisher president and CEO of Burson-Marstellar USA; moves from role as president of Marstellar Advertising. Carter Ryley Thomas, Richmond, Va., hires Chrystal Palmer and Laurie Adler as… Continued