Fast track

Public Relations Agency Names Joey Panek as Creative Content Director

Panek, formerly of ABC-7, will join One Eight Oh PR in Sarasota.

07/08/2021 By Staff

Public relations

First Watch CEO to Discuss Career at Upcoming Luncheon

Chris Tomasso will be the featured speaker at the next luncheon of the Central West Coast chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

02/05/2019 By Staff

Marketing

Communications Exec to Discuss Work at Public Relations Association Event

Lynnette Werning, the president of Blue Water Communications, will discuss her work for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

11/19/2018 By Staff

New Hires

Heather Dunhill Named Director of Marketing and Communications for Planned Parenthood of Central and Southwest Florida

Sarasota Magazine's longtime fashion and beauty editor will start her tenure on Monday, Oct. 22.

10/16/2018 By Megan McDonald

Marketing

Public Relations Professionals Win Statewide Awards

Tara Poulton and Sharon Kunkel recently won Golden Image Awards from the Florida Public Relations Association.

08/10/2018 By Staff

Media

Public Relations Firm Adds Two

Three Six Oh Public Relations recently hired Kate Ritz and Brittany Van Voorhees.

05/31/2018 By Staff

Public Relations

Seminar Covers 'How to Practice PR Without Losing Your Soul'

The class will be led by Dick Martin, an author and former public relations lead at AT&T.

05/25/2018 By Staff

Energy

Florida Power & Light Manager to Discuss Lessons Learned From Hurricane Irma

Rae Dowling will outline what FPL learned during and after the hurricane at a Florida Public Relations Association luncheon.

05/03/2018 By Staff

Public relations

Lunchtime Presentation Focuses on Crisis Communications

Joseph Grano, Jr., president and founder of Sarasota's Next-Mark, LLC, will speak to the Greater Sarasota Coaches Alliance on Monday, Feb. 19.

02/06/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Publix Media and Public Relations Manager to Speak in Sarasota

Brian West of Publix Super Markets will be the guest speaker at the local chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association's next luncheon.

10/09/2017 Photography by staff

Marketing

Local Specialist Honored By State Public Relations Association

Sharon Kunkel, the president of Sarasota's Wordslinger Marketing & PR, was recently named to the 2017 Joe Curley Rising Leader Class of the Florida Public Relations Association.

07/03/2017 By staff

Public relations

PR Company Moves Into New Office, Adds Clients and Hires New Employee

Sarasota's Three Six Oh Public Relations is celebrating its five-year anniversary.

05/11/2017 By staff

Honors

Public Relations Professional Wins Pair of Awards

Kim Livengood of Sarasota's Eclipse Agency was honored with two awards during a recent luncheon held by the Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

04/21/2017 By staff

Marketing

North Port Picks Marketing Firm to Help with Economic Development

Sarasota's Grapevine Communications, an advertising, marketing and public relations agency, was recently chosen to provide marketing services for the City of North Port.

04/11/2017 By staff

Deals

Jacksonville Ad Agency Acquires Sarasota Firm

Jacksonville's On Ideas, an advertising and branding agency established in 2005, acquired Sarasota's C•Suite Communications, effective Jan. 1.

01/04/2017 By staff

Public Relations

PR Group to Host 'Thought Leadership' Luncheon

The president and founder of Next-Mark, LLC will deliver a presentation titled "Building and Sustaining a Thought Leadership Platform" at a luncheon put on by the Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

12/13/2016 By staff

Honors

Local PR Company Recognized for Viral Nonprofit Campaign

Sharon Kunkel, president of Wordslinger Marketing & PR, recently received an Honorable Mention in PR Daily's Nonprofit PR Awards in the "Advocacy or Awareness" category.

09/16/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Sarasota Communications Firm Hires Two

Sarasota's C•Suite Communications recently hired two new team members: Juliette Reynolds and Kaylin Dalton.

09/13/2016 Research by staff

Media

New Board Member Named Media Relations Director for PR Group

Su Byron recently joined the Board of Directors and has been appointed director of media relations for the Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

08/31/2016 Research by staff

Awards

Public Relations Association Presents Local Image Awards

The Grand All Image Award, the Association's highest honor, was presented to Kim Livengood of The Eclipse Agency for her work with Boardwalk Food Company.

04/20/2016 Research by staff