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Pfizer celebrates the faces behind its vaccines with micro-documentary

Pfizer celebrates the faces behind its vaccines with micro-documentary

The video is part of Pfizer's ongoing corporate ad campaign Before it Became a Medicine.

Fearless Girl wins Titanium Grand Prix for McCann New York

Fearless Girl wins Titanium Grand Prix for McCann New York

McCann New York won its fourth Grand Prix, this time in the Titanium Lions, at this year's Cannes for its Fearless Girl statue on Wall Street.

NASCAR comms head David Higdon to exit

NASCAR comms head David Higdon to exit

Higdon has worked at NASCAR for six years and began leading its communications last year.

8 crisis wranglers on what Uber should do next

8 crisis wranglers on what Uber should do next

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday night after months of crisis for the ride-hailing company. PRWeek asked 8 crisis experts about what the world's most valuable startup must do next to fix its reputation.

Comerica corp comms VP Wayne Mielke retires

Comerica corp comms VP Wayne Mielke retires

Mielke is set to exit the regional bank at the end of this month after nearly 25 years there.

Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick resigns

Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick resigns

Travis Kalanick has resigned following pressure from investors

Breakfast Briefing, 6.21.2017: Kalanick out, Handel beats Ossoff, the latest from Cannes

Breakfast Briefing, 6.21.2017: Kalanick out, Handel beats Ossoff, the latest from Cannes

Embattled CEO Travis Kalanick has stepped down from Uber's top job after an investor revolt.

Bank of America's Tony Allen named provost at Delaware State University

Bank of America's Tony Allen named provost at Delaware State University

Allen has served as a civic official, financial executive, and aide to former Vice President Joe Biden during his time as a senator.

HP veteran Sabrina Guttman joins Siemens startup next47 as marcomms head

HP veteran Sabrina Guttman joins Siemens startup next47 as marcomms head

Today is her first day in the role.

Iceland appoints Weber Shandwick Manchester after going cold on 3 Monkeys Zeno

Iceland appoints Weber Shandwick Manchester after going cold on 3 Monkeys Zeno

Budget supermarket chain Iceland has appointed Weber Shandwick Manchester to a corporate and consumer PR brief, after ending its relationship with 3 Monkeys Zeno.

'As serious as a heart attack:' PR power players on fake news

'As serious as a heart attack:' PR power players on fake news

And some think PR is powerless to stop it.

United puts Brett Hart on top of comms

United puts Brett Hart on top of comms

The airline promoted Hart to chief administrative officer and general counsel on Thursday.

Breakfast Briefing, 6.16.2017: Global Power Book; Bezos asks for help giving his money away

Breakfast Briefing, 6.16.2017: Global Power Book; Bezos asks for help giving his money away

News for you to know on Amazon, United Airlines, and Megyn Kelly's interview with Infowars' Alex Jones before you head to the airport for your flight to Cannes. Go easy on the rosé!

Power pictures: Thank You for Smoking, Wag the Dog among PR pros' favorites

Power pictures: Thank You for Smoking, Wag the Dog among PR pros' favorites

The films are a reminder of the power of the PR profession to do good or cause harm, execs said in the 2017 Global Power Book questionnaire.

Can Uber's culture actually change, post-bro?

Can Uber's culture actually change, post-bro?

Achieving culture change is about articulating what behavior you will and will not tolerate, say comms pros.

Breakfast Briefing, 6.15.2017: Global Power Book, and another United Airlines apology

Breakfast Briefing, 6.15.2017: Global Power Book, and another United Airlines apology

PRWeek asked the top comms executives around the world to pick the most influential communicator of 2017. Their answer: someone who doesn't work in PR.

Mercury brings on Fernando Espuelas as co-chair

Mercury brings on Fernando Espuelas as co-chair

Espuelas has worked as a TV host, political commentator, and advertising and media executive.

Target communications chief Dustee Jenkins to exit this month

Target communications chief Dustee Jenkins to exit this month

Jenkins will depart the retailer after a seven-year career there. Earlier, she worked at Public Strategies and was a Capitol Hill staffer.

Breakfast Briefing, 6.14.2017: Uber board member steps down after cracking sexist joke

Breakfast Briefing, 6.14.2017: Uber board member steps down after cracking sexist joke

Setting a record for tone-deafness, Uber board member David Bonderman cracked a chauvinistic joke on Tuesday as the company held an all-hands meeting about a report on its corporate culture. He stepped down last night.

7 takeaways from Uber's workplace crisis report

7 takeaways from Uber's workplace crisis report

Uber's board has vowed to implement recommendations from a four-month investigation into its workplace culture. A rundown of its findings.

Analysis

How grocery chains can fight Amazon: By not trying to be Amazon

How grocery chains can fight Amazon: By not trying to be Amazon

At the top of the messaging to-do list for midsize and local grocery chains: reconnecting with customers and emphasizing local roots.

Drugmakers must take the lead on opioid epidemic comms, say experts

Drugmakers must take the lead on opioid epidemic comms, say experts

Drugmakers are increasingly facing blame from regulators, lawmakers, and the public as the list of lawsuits and investigations at the state and local levels grows.

Handicapping Cannes 2017: Experts bet big on Fearless Girl, Meet Graham

Handicapping Cannes 2017: Experts bet big on Fearless Girl, Meet Graham

Industry experts say Cannes Lions judges will reward PR campaigns that solve problems or have social justice themes.

Can the White House insulate itself from Russia questions? That depends on Trump

Can the White House insulate itself from Russia questions? That depends on Trump

The Trump administration has adopted a comms tactic from an old political adversary as it tries to contain the #RussiaGate scandal. DC-based communications pros are skeptical it will work.

Advocacy groups add a shade of resistance to Pride celebrations

Advocacy groups add a shade of resistance to Pride celebrations

The tone has changed dramatically since last year for LGBT rights groups, which are now as focused on opposing the Trump administration's policies as celebrating progress and community.