Tonya Garcia


A Peek Inside the Ugandan PR World

One of the more fascinating PR reads on the Web today is the story of John Chihi (pictured at left), who has played a big role in the burgeoning PR […]

NASCAR: PR Will Help Bring Back Fans

NASCAR has announced a number of major changes to its communications function, including new leadership and the creation of an Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) department that will help the organization […]

MTV Wants to Bring Success of ‘Paranormal Activity’ to ‘Savage County’

MTV, hoping to re-create the viral success of the horror flick Paranormal Activity, has launched a digital campaign to drum up support for its new movie Savage County. Savage County […]

Press Sec Gibbs Makes the Morning Show Rounds

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was back from his vacation and hitting the morning shows to prepare the nation for President Obama’s speech tonight. The speech, only the second […]

Army Corps of Engineers in New Orleans Issues RFP

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (sub req’d) in New Orleans has issued an RFP seeking public affairs and community outreach services. The organization is accepting responses by September 8, […]

Everything You Own Needs to be Returned

Each day it seems we’re assailed with more recall notices. Just in the past week, those with metal hips from Johnson & Johnson unit DePuy Orthopaedics found out they have […]

Deutsche Bank Comms Director Heads to Solar Firm

Ted Meyer, Deutsche Bank’s director of communications for the Americas, is heading West to Arizona to serve as VP of global corporate communications for First Solar, a sustainable energy company. […]

Nearly 75 Percent of US Companies Have a Social Media Strategy

A survey conducted by King Fish Media, HubSpot, and Junta42 found that 72 percent of US marketers have a social media strategy. The companies surveyed 457 U.S. marketers and managers […]

CSR: Doing Good vs Making Money

Richard Edelman took to his blog to respond to a Wall Street Journal article published last week titled “The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility.” In the article, Aneel Karnani, associate […]

Summer Fridays Get the Axe

With Labor Day on the horizon, The Record (New Jersey) took a look back at the loss of Summer Fridays at PR firms in its local area. Many firms either […]