FleishmanHillard's David Hakensen Named to PRSA's College of Fellows

ST. LOUIS, July 20, 2017 -- FleishmanHillard's David Hakensen, senior vice president, was elected to be a member of the Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA) prestigious College of Fellows. He joins 10 other public relations professionals also inducted into…

ColorComm 2017

When: Thursday, July 27, 2017 Where: ColorComm Conference, Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami, FL No matter your political affiliation, there’s no denying the world has changed. Even the best-intended campaigns and communicators risk accusations of being insensitive, tone deaf or…

The Real Impact of Fake News

When: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Where: FleishmanHillard, 220 E 42nd St., New York, NY 10017 Register here “Fake news” stories have a significant toll on businesses today – and can, without warning, become difficult to manage. Communication professionals are expected…

What to Know about Instagram's New Paid Partner Tagging

Instagram will soon display a “paid partnership” tag on creator posts and stories indicating when a post from an influencer has been paid for by a brand. First rumored to be released in March of this year, the tag is similar…

What You Need to Know about Snap Map

The Snap Map is a new function within Snapchat that helps users find content and friends based on location. It allows users to share their location with friends, find content based on location and see specific areas with a high concentration…

FleishmanHillard's John Saunders Named to PRWeek Power List 2017

ST. LOUIS, July 5, 2017 — John Saunders, FleishmanHillard’s president and CEO, has been named to this year’s Power List, presented by PRWeek. In the annual list, Saunders was celebrated for “inspiring trust and confidence, bringing his sharp instinct to help clients navigate…

Cannes You Hear Me Roar?

I don’t speak French. Yet, despite my deficiency, I could easily pick up that the conversation along the Palais last week was “égalité feminine.” As a creative woman in an industry where only 11% of creative leaders are female, I…

7 Things we Learned in Cannes

Unless you’ve been on social media lockdown, you’ll know that a large delegation of FleishmanHillard (FH) representatives took to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity last week. Why? For a number of reasons: to fly the FH flag, collect…

Ransomware is Scary Enough…

Just a few weeks ago, the WannaCry ransomware attack nearly marauded around the networks of victims including the U.K’s National Health Service, crippling their operations in the process. Just yesterday, another ransomware attack, detailed in this Wall Street Journal article,…

From Stealthcare to Healthcare? A FleishmanHillard Policy Discussion

Since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act in 2009, there ensued a profound sense of déjà vu as Republican members of Congress tried to undermine the law through court challenges as well as through repeated attempts to vote a…

Merging Realities: The Future is Hyper-Personalized

Conversations around virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) as emerging technologies have been on the increase for the last 8 years, growing by 50% on average, each year. We see that usually conversation spikes around festivals where…

Digging for Gold

I watched a movie on my flight over to the Cannes Festival of Creativity. GOLD. Good movie. Matthew McConaughey is stunning. Spoiler alert, it’s a story loosely based on the 1993 Bre-X mining scandal about Kenny Wells, a gold prospector, who desperately…

The Power of Music to Strengthen Emotional Connections

As is universally agreed, the emotional resonance of music - the sounds that cornerstone life's key moments - is huge. At Monday's FleishmanHillard panel  Talking Tunes & Human Truths with Young Guru, hosted by ICCO and The Holmes Report at…

FleishmanHillard Celebrates Five Cannes Lions Wins with Gatorade, Free a Girl Movement

CANNES, June 21, 2017 -- FleishmanHillard (FH) and its clients have won five Lions at this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The firm was the PR agency for four Lions with TBWA\Chiat\Day for Gatorade’s campaign, “Serena Williams | Match…

What Hasn’t Changed at Cannes: Five Universal Truths about Storytelling

I’m very lucky to be attending the 2017 Cannes Festival of Creativity. It’s my third time at Cannes and it’s interesting to see how the themes for each edition have changed to reflect the industry’s challenges du jour. This year…