Archive: September 2000

Media Insight

September 25th, 2000 by

Sports Afield 11650 Riverside Dr. North Hollywood, CA 91602 818/763-9221 http://www.SportsAfield.com By the end of 1999, Hearst Corp. was relieved to divest itself of Sports Afield, a title the media giant viewed as old and… Continued

Companies Hire Athletes, Aid Olympic Hopefuls in Exchange for PR Gold

September 25th, 2000 by

When American Nancy Johnson leaned forward to accept the first gold medal of the Sydney Olympics, thousands of Home Depot employees may have cheered just a little louder. That’s because Johnson, winner in the 10-meter… Continued

JobTracker Ad Placement

September 25th, 2000 by

To place a 100-word Job Tracker classified ad, contact Margaret Dutcher at 301/340-7788, x2035; fax: 301/340-3819; or email mdutcher@phillips.com. Deadlines are Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. Return to Top of Page Copyright © 2000 Phillips International,… Continued

JobTracker

September 25th, 2000 by

Cantor Concern Director, PR for MA high-tech firm. Develop and manage the execution of a strategic PR plan to build awareness of the company, its products and services among key constituents including customers, industry analysts,… Continued

This Just In…

September 25th, 2000 by

Alchemy at Interpublic Group: the behemoth will realign its PR properties on January 1, fusing Weber PR and Shandwick to form the largest global and U.S. PR agency. The new entity, known as Weber Shandwick… Continued

Media Experts Offering Exclusives Play with Fire, Risk Getting Burned

September 25th, 2000 by

When HotJobs.com secured Samuel L. Jackson as the voice-over talent for its 2000 Super Bowl spot, the online firm’s agency, Burson-Marsteller, offered the dish as an exclusive to USA Today. “It wasn’t front page news,… Continued

PR Boosts e-Charity Campaign

September 25th, 2000 by

The Case At its founding in 1997, iGive.com was one of the pioneers of electronic philanthropy, uniting online retailers and customers who wanted to contribute to charity. The premise of the Evanston, Ill.-based service was… Continued

People Moves

September 25th, 2000 by

Corporate/Association Moves Lisa Kitei leaves post as VP of marketing and communications for the theatrical division at The Walt Disney Co. to join Cahners Business Information as SVP corporate communications and PR in New York.… Continued

Communications Rises In CEOs’ Priorities

September 25th, 2000 by

Canadian CEOs devote half of their time (49%) to public relations and communications, to both internal and external audiences, a new study finds. Almost all of the CEOs interviewed (94%) feel that PR today is… Continued

Analyst Moves

September 25th, 2000 by

With this issue, PR NEWS will begin monthly reporting of many of the personnel moves among analyst firms, just as we provide information on journalists and communications professionals: Elizabeth Bruce joins Aberdeen as research analyst… Continued