Florida public relations and digital media firm Schwartz Media Strategies has elevated longtime member Yudi Fernandez to the role of Vice President.

Summer has officially kicked into high gear, which means the search is on for the perfect beach read. Of course, this always presents a problem—how to relax without looking mindless, and how to keep up with your industry without ruining a restful day at the shore?

While Arthur W. Page Society members remain dissatisfied with the level of diversity and inclusion on their communication teams, few are being held accountable for developing and implementing strategies to improve. This is the key finding of a recent student conducted by Syracuse University and funded and released by the PRSA Foundation and the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at the University of Alabama.

Edelman Miami is expanding its U.S. Hispanic team with the integration of Yazmine Esparza as Senior Account Supervisor of Miami’s Corporate practice.

The Allen Lewis Agency (TALA), a metro Detroit-based public relations, marketing and events agency, announced that it has been hired to lead all of Nissan North America Inc.’s multicultural public relations efforts in the United States.

PACO Collective announced it will be providing public relations, strategy, content development and community relations to the Chicago Bears to help drive Hispanic fan avidity and engagement within the Hispanic community.

The notion of cross-screen media is well-heeled by now. There are different names for it. “People-based” is good, since that would make it “consumer-centric.”  A “single view of the consumer” works, too. 

Edelman announced that Milton Lebron has joined the firm’s Miami office to develop the U.S. Hispanic creative and digital portfolio.

Pinta recently appointed Krysten de Quesada to Account Director of its Miami office.

Understanding the media is a necessity for any successful PR campaign. Yet the landscape changes, evolves and adapt incredibly quickly. Even though the media’s needs may not change drastically, the way they go about finding and evaluating their sources certainly does.

República announced the appointment of Lourdes Mateo de Acosta to the post of senior vice president of communications

The United States Tennis Association (USTA), the national governing body for the sport of tennis in the U.S. has partnered with LimeGreen Moroch to help strengthen its multicultural marketing initiatives.

Many executives have come to feel that rapidly evolving brand and agency roles and responsibilities are having a negative impact on business results, creating a series of challenges.

Holly McGavock has joined Edelman VP Planning, Corporate & Public Affairs.  Prior to joining Edelman, Ms. McGavock was Planning Director at Grey Group and Director of Planning at Wing in New York.

The Hispanic Public Relations Association’s New York Chapter has announced today the Julie E. Mendez/HPRA-NY Scholarship Program in honor of the organization’s Treasurer Julie E. Mendez who passed away suddenly on Monday, May 2, 2016.