2Q 2016: PR Up 3% As WPP ‘Grinds Out Growth’

WPP’s PR and public affairs firms grew 3% during the second quarter of this year, bringing 1H growth to 2.7%. The results mean that the marketing services giant’s PR and PA unit has grown 2.7% on a like-for-like basis during the first half of this year to £499m, with second-quarter growth exceeding the 2.3% recorded […]

Is journalism really dying? No, it’s evolving and it’s more important than ever.

There are always two sides to a story. Just by the way, it’s the first rule of journalism and accurate reporting! Whilst there are countless articles that have mourned the decline of the traditional media industry and quality news reporting, there’s another, more positive, side that receives less attention. As a society we have more […]

Diversity Is Not Just for PR, It Is An All-Agency Priority

I recently attended ColorComm Conference in Miami, which Ogilvy proudly sponsors. ColorComm, created by Lauren Wesley Wilson, convenes and supports women of color in communications. I have only lived in the United States since 2015, and although talent, HR and issues around diversity have been top of my agenda for years, I know that the […]

Jennifer Risi to Expand Role at Ogilvy

Will Continue to Lead Ogilvy Media Influence and Become OPR Global CCO NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Ogilvy & Mather today announced that Jennifer Risi has been promoted to Ogilvy PR’s Global Chief Communications Officer effective immediately.  She will remain Head of Media Relations, continuing to lead the Ogilvy Media Influence network and will […]

How Technology is Helping Olympians Become Great

It’s clear that the Olympic Games are the ultimate platform for competitors to showcase athleticism, determination, and drive. But at the 2016 Games, where 11,551 of the world’s best athletes are all competing for gold, how do they get an edge? Well, in our modern, scientifically inclined age, innovative technology is one answer. Virtual Reality […]