Richard Edelman sat with Steve Barrett, editor-in-chief of PRWeek, for a wide-ranging discussion yesterday at the PRWeek annual conference and covered three major areas in our half-hour chat.
I recently met a long-time friend of my father, Leo Melamed, who had been the chairman emeritus of the CME Group. He asked me to come by to reminisce about Dan and to discuss our current work for the CME Group.
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October was National Bullying Prevention Month so the coalition of Adobe, The Bully Project and Behance came up with a clever campaign featuring an emoji, an eyeball within a speech bubble.
We have been pushing forward on a new way of storytelling we call collaborative journalism on behalf of a number of our clients. Our goal is to put news where it earns attention, where readers can access it on every device and interact with it.
The big challenge for water, which will require the brightest minds in public relations, is to persuade the consumer to drink recycled water. Now is the time to begin the education of the consumer about the power of technology for a safe, long-term water supply and shared sacrifice in consumption.
I encourage all of you in the PR business to consider early in your careers taking a personal involvement in local charities. You get out of your professional bubble, you make friends and work with your hands.
Richard Edelman is on his way back from a trip to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Mumbai and Delhi and was privileged to meet with government ministers, reporters, clients and our outstanding local offices.
Richard visited Toronto to deliver a speech to the Food and Consumer Products Association of Canada. In the 24 hours there, he had dinner with a client, saw the executive team for breakfast, took a selfie with the Toronto office and got to see the legendary Lake Muskoka.
The past three days in New York City have been the stuff of dreams. Richard Edelman shares a quick report on each of these fantasy events with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Malala Yousafzai and Pope Francis.
Have you ever felt like Simba in The Lion King? Well today I do. I am sitting in my late father’s office in Chicago, surrounded by memorabilia. We have turned it in to a museum, replete with mannequins displaying his U.S. Army uniform and his classic double breasted suit.
What is the future of the creative agency now that media, production, digital and content creation are all being stripped away? What’s left is creative and strategy, along with the account executives who manage client relationships.
Beth Comstock was named a vice chair of GE yesterday, responsible for Business Innovation. She will also continue to oversee GE Lighting, GE Ventures and Licensing, corporate marketing, sales and communications.