Local Public Relations News Briefs

Local Public Relations News Briefs (scanned from around the web)

Nicole Cornella joined Fort-Lauderdale-based Kip Hunter Marketing’s public relations department as director of public relations. Cornella has 10 years of industry experience, previously overseeing public relations for luxury Swiss-watch brands at The Swatch Group where she managed U.S. communications. She also held roles at agencies in New York and South Florida in the luxury goods, consumer products, and hospitality and technology sectors, including Max Borges Agency and Waggener Edstrom Communications. (Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/movers/article130717909.html#storylink=cpy)


AutoNation: ▪ Marc Cannon has been promoted to executive vice president. he was senior vice president, communications, public policy and chief marketing officer. He is a graduate of the University of Miami. (http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/movers/article130717909.html)


Rafael Ramírez has joined Newlink as chief creative officer. He was previously president and chief creative officer of INSPIRE Agency based in Dallas. (http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/movers/article127831519.html)


WEST PALM BEACH, FL—Sharp Communications, a full-service marketing communications agency based in New York City, is opening its first regional office in West Palm Beach, Florida. The agency currently employs 40 people with dedicated teams focusing on media relations, social media, advertising and special events. Nicole Janok, a Florida native and former Palm Beach Postreporter, will lead the new office. Janok worked at Sharp as an account director in New York, and she is re-joining the firm to lead and build the business in Florida. (source: http://www.holmesreport.com/latest/article/industry-news-in-brief-(february-6-2017))


GAINESVILLE, FL—The Institute for Public Relations measurement commission has elected Mark Weiner, CEO of Prime Research Americas, as its director for 2017-2018. Weiner is a founding member of the measurement commission, established in 1997 and dedicated to elevating the profession’s understanding and application of communication measurement and evaluation. (source: http://www.holmesreport.com/latest/article/industry-news-in-brief-(february-6-2017))

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