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April 14th, 1997 by

April 15-18: The Center for Corporate Community Relations, "Institute on Corporate Community Relations," Boston, 617/552-4545. April 17-19: American Marketing Association, "International Collegiate Conference," New Orleans, 312/648-0536. April 17-18: The Conference Board, "The 1997 Corporate Communications… Continued

PR People: New Hires/Promotions

April 14th, 1997 by

Nan Johnson joins Edelmann Scott Inc., Richmond, Va., as a senior account executive. Johnson was manager of communications for the Christian Children’s Fund, Richmond, Va. (Edelmann Scott, 804/643-1931) Eisbrenner Public Relations, Troy, Mich., hired John… Continued

Media Insight: People Magazine

April 14th, 1997 by

TIME & LIFE BUILDING, ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK, N.Y. 10020; PHONE: 212/522-1212 Editor’s Note: Sometimes we can reach an editor’s voicemail three or four times before we find a real person on the other end… Continued

Role Of Public Affairs Gaining In Importance, According To New Study

April 14th, 1997 by

Corporate public affairs officers have heftier budgets and are more closely tied to the upper echelons where corporate decisions are made, according to the results of a study just released by the Public Affairs Council,… Continued

Repairing Investor Confidence

April 14th, 1997 by

NEW YORK – When one of the country’s largest financial institutions operated by blacks went public, it made good sense to its depositors and other interested investors to buy shares at the IPO price. Historically… Continued

Civic Internship Programs Boost Community Relationships

April 14th, 1997 by

Considering the controversial, emotionally loaded issues tied to the healthcare industry, it’s difficult for local industry leaders, decision-makers and influencers to fully understand how the medical system operates – unless they see it firsthand. With… Continued

Creating A Hotline To Journalists

April 14th, 1997 by

With all the Internet and related technology products in the marketplace, it’s a PR challenge to have yours stand out in a swarm of thousands. But one Upper Montclair, N.J.-based PR company, The Bender-Hammerling Group… Continued

1997 Big Apple Awards Winners

April 14th, 1997 by

The New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America last week provided PR NEWS with the 1997 winners of the Big Apple Awards. The only winner not yet disclosed is the "Best of… Continued

Industry Wrap-Up

April 14th, 1997 by

Awards Edelman Claims Marcom Internet PR Award Edelman PR Worldwide’s interactive division in Chicago was awarded Best PR on the Internet at the 6th Annual Marcom Awards April 7 during the National Association of Broadcasters… Continued

Expansions/Address Changes

April 14th, 1997 by

Technology communications agency FitzGerald Communications Inc. opened April 7 a Santa Clara, Calif. office. The address is: Techmart Building, 5201 Great America Parkway, Suite 320, Santa Clara, Calif. 95054; phone: 408/562-6324; fax: 408/562-6323. The PR… Continued