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Agency of the Year 2018: PR

How this year’s winners are expanding beyond what might be considered the traditional realm of public relations.

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Hill+Knowlton names next president and CEO

Sheila Wisniewski replaces Goldy Hyder at the helm of the public relations firm.

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Up to the Minute: Wasserman names ACD

Plus, Naked Creative grows its content and production team, and Pomp & Circumstance wins American Apparel.

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Punch Canada joins Fishman to launch Canadian office

The new Toronto PR firm will operate as a separate company and focus on franchise brands.

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NFA adds public relations discipline

Sarah Crabbe has been hired as head of PR, making another addition to the agency’s integrated offering.

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Who made the PR AOY shortlist?

Fourteen public relations shops are in the running to snag a top prize at the November Agency of the Year gala.

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Goop chooses Jane Gill PR

The PR shop will manage media and influencer relations, events and partnerships for Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand.

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Bicom lands pair of VF Corporation brands

The PR shop becomes AOR for The North Face and Smartwool, and has made several hires to support the wins.

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Up to the Minute: Kwittken rebrands

Plus, Apex PR appoints SVP of integrated communications and Cartier adds to account team.

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Up to the Minute: The Body Shop picks MacIntyre

Plus, Day Communications hires a GM and Torchia begins work with Wendy’s.

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L’Oreal Paris picks Rock-it

The Toronto agency will handle PR for the beauty brand in Canada as its new AOR.

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Citizen makes several senior appointments

New VPs and its first Canadian creative director are among the staff changes at the PR agency this year.

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Adbank picks 1Milk2Sugars for PR

The boutique agency gets the North American assignment for the advertising-focused cryptocurrency.

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Shine Influencers opens Los Angeles office

The talent management agency is looking to serve its growing number of U.S.-based talent and brand partners.

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Rock-It picks up several assignments

The PR shop makes eight hires on top of new work with Yorkville Village, Simply Protein and The United Way.