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By News Account on 10/24/2014 2:50 AM

Bandito and Blue Mustang in DC

 

This week, iostudio, George Washington University, and Delucchi Plus had agency news of note.  iostudio made a promotion, GW hired an out-of-region agency, and Delucchi Plus was acknowledged by the Washington Business Journal.

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By News Account on 10/23/2014 7:05 PM

 

The Washington Business Journal just released its Power 100 of 2014. Ten local communicators and media moguls made the list of power brokers.

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By Tech   on 10/23/2014 5:07 PM

Every Friday we pick our favorite top digital and marketing stories from the week that we think you should know about - and this week it’s turned into more of a weekly app-wrap with a host of new, exciting apps launched (or launching soon). Here’s our top five:

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By Insights Account on 10/23/2014 10:42 AM

By Geoff Livingston, Capitol Communicator Media Strategist

Many newspapers have noted the passing of Ben Bradlee, including his long-time employer and our local newspaper The Washington Post.  Bradlee was a loyal community member (

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By Insights Account on 10/23/2014 9:07 AM

 

By: Cary Hatch, CEO, MDB Communications

With the passing of Ben Bradlee, there will be a plethora of media coverage about Watergate, Woodward and Bernstein, his relationship with Katharine Graham, his notable work-ethic, etc., etc., etc. In addition to his journalistic leadership and prowess, I’d like to also note that he was a fervent advocate for Read More »

By News Account on 10/22/2014 8:45 AM

Cision, a provider of PR, social software and insight services, announced it acquired Gorkana Group Limited, a U.K.-based media intelligence and data insights service provider, through its parent, Discovery Group Holdings Limited. This announcement comes on the heels of Cision’s recent combination with Vocus and its acquisition of Visible Technologies.

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By News Account on 10/22/2014 6:46 AM

Fairfax, VA-based ICF Consulting acquired Olson, a 545-person Minneapolis-based communications firm for $295 million.  The move is a significant step into the global communications business, empowering ICF to offer extensive PR and advertising services.

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By Insights Account on 10/21/2014 12:14 PM

Diana Marszalek in TVNewsCheck reports that "ever since Sinclair Broadcast Group announced it was buying Allbritton Communications in July 2013, employees at the group's flagship WJLA Washington and the companion NewsChannel 8 cable news network have been an unhappy lot."  According to Marszalek,

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By News Account on 10/21/2014 7:56 AM

The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) retained Williams Whittle for a national outreach program for their new initiative, “CANcer PREVENTion. Together We Can”. Williams Whittle, based in Alexandria, won the assignment in a competitive pitch, and work begins immediately on a television and print campaign which will be launched in January 2015.  According to a release, AICR has been conducting research into the prevention of cancer for thirty years. This new initiative is designed to get the word out about the fact that nearly half of all cancer is preventable as well as the changes in diet and exercise that can help prevent the disease.

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By News Account on 10/21/2014 7:41 AM

Martha Boudreau

 

Martha Boudreau, a highly respected and recognized leader in international communications, has joined AARP in the newly-created role of executive vice president and chief communications and marketing officer.  Prior to joining AARP, Boudreau served in a variety of high-level positions at FleishmanHillard for over 25 years and was responsible for growing the agency's D.C. office into one of its most successful offices. She also served as president of their Mid-Atlantic and Latin America regions. She is widely respected in the industry for vision, employee leadership, market perspective and developing cutting-edge products and services for clients.

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