Worth Noting: Detroit PR Happenings


The Quell Group announced the addition of Angela Fresh, senior art director, to its creative roster. Article

PublicCity PR (PCPR) announced it was hired to manage and execute public relations activities for Baron Chocolatier, a privately held second generation manufacturer of premium European chocolates.

Lambert Edwards & Associates (LE&A)  has added Candice Bowman as director of business development. Article

Lambert Edwards & Associates was named the agency of record for Flint Community Schools. Article

Lambert, Edwards & Associates recently announced the addition of Sawyer Lipari as a senior associate to its Detroit team.

TEDxDetroit is returning to the Fox Theater on Oct. 6 for its eighth annual celebration of ideas and inspiration. Article

Bianchi Public Relations recently celebrated its 24th anniversary. Article

Eisbrenner Public Relations has hired Marissa Nelson and Denise Sobh as assistant account executives.

Eisbrenner Public Relations has hired Alexandria Haymaker as account coordinator. Article

Identity announced that it has added Broder and Sachse Real Estate Services, Inc., Brooklyn Outdoor, Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza and Sachse Construction to its growing Detroit-based and national client portfolio.

Ford has named new communications leadership in Asia-Pacific and Europe, as part of a series of moves that include the hire Greg Dawson. Article

Assembly announced that it has hired Kendra Mazey as Managing Partner, Detroit. Article

Franco Public Relations Group  hired Adriane Davis as Digital Marketing Specialist. In addition, Andrea Kenski, Erica Swoish and Lauren Connor have been promoted to account supervisor, senior account executive and account executive respectively. Article

Stratacomm announced The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) honored  them with a Silver Anvil Award.  The award recognizes the strategic communications firm for excellence in helping its long-time client – the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) – defeat a proposed ban on winter-time wood burning in Utah.

ASG Renaissance, a technical staffing and marketing communications services firm was selected as one of “Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the Michigan Business and Professional Association.

Berg Muirhead and Associates has become Van Dyke Horn Public Relations under new owners Marilyn Horn and Peter Van Dyke. Article

Near Perfect Media, a Birmingham, Mich.-based public relations agency, has added Frank Buscemi as partner and executive vice president.