Tonya Garcia


Herman to Lead Bite Communications in North America

Bite Communications has appointed Michelle Herman to the general manager, North America position, effective September 13. Herman will be based in San Francisco and oversee additional offices in New York […]

Dolby Selects H&K as Global AOR

Hill & Knowlton has announced that they’ve been named global AOR for Dolby Laboratories, effective immediately. “The biggest objective of working with Dolby now is to help them tell their […]

Brands Falling Victim to Snooki Sabotage

Normally, fashion brands can’t get enough of seeing celebrities wearing their labels. But as we all know, the Jersey Shore cast steers a little left of normal. Labels are taking […]

Former Pfizer Director Joins APCO

Francesca Tedesco, former public affairs director at Pfizer, has joined APCO’s healthcare team as VP in the Washington D.C. office. In a press release comment, APCO MD Robert Schooling said […]

UPDATE: Wells Fargo Agency Review In Progress

Mark Folk, a spokesperson for the Wells Fargo Wealth, Brokerage, and Retirement Group tells PRNewser that the agency review process currently under way is in its “preliminary phase,” emphasizing that […]

Huntsworth Results Show Jump in New Biz

Huntsworth, the international PR and healthcare communications consultancy, announced its interim results for the first half of 2010, reporting net new business wins up 11 percent from last year to […]

WPP’s Sorrell Supports Paywalls

WPP CEO Martin Sorrell spoke with the UK’s MediaWeek about the necessity of paywalls for online media. “We think paywalls are essential,” [Sorrell] said. “Consumers have to pay for content […]

Wells Fargo Agency Review in Progress

Wells Fargo is in the process of reviewing (sub req’d) PR agencies for its Wealth, Brokerage, and Retirement Group. The RFP is closed and 10 agencies are participating. Wells Fargo […]

Pfizer’s Kerins Defends Company’s Seminar Sponsorship

This October, the National Press Foundation is hosting a four-day seminar in Washington D.C. titled “Cancer Issues 2010.” According to the NPR Health blog Shots, 15 reporters will also be […]

Ken Sunshine aiding NYC mosque developer

Publicist to the stars Ken Sunshine is “informally” offering his services to Sharif El-Gamal, the property developer for Park51, the Islamic center and mosque planned for a site near Ground […]