Bose Public Affairs Group announced the addition of Claire Hunter as a public relations account executive. Hunter will support clients from a variety of industries on the local, state and national level with expertise in public relations, media relations, social media strategies and crisis management. “Claire is an outstanding addition to our strategic communications team,” said Roger Harvey, principal of Bose Public Affairs Group. “Her unique blend of experience that encompasses media relations, social media strategy and crisis management has proven successful in Washington, D.C. and we look forward to leveraging her skills to benefit our valued clients in both our Indiana and Washington, D.C. offices.”
Susan Davis International has recently hired Karen Naumann, APR as Vice President, tapping her strategic communications, talent development, marketing and new business expertise. A seasoned practitioner with more than 20 years of experience, Naumann led communication for the Government of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest United States prior to joining SDI. She has also owned her own successful Texas-based public affairs firm, Magnolia Sky Communication.
In addition, PR News has recognized SDI as the 2018 Platinum PR Winner in the “Anniversary” category for our contributions to the success of the 2017 Centennial Commemoration of America’s Entry into World War I. PR News’ largest and most prestigious awards program, the Platinum PR Award recognizes organizations deemed “industry benchmarks for excellence across all areas of communications.”
Los Angeles-based public relations and public affairs firm Vectis Strategies announced it has launched Vectis DC, a governmental affairs and lobbying firm in the nation’s capital to serve its California clients. Among its California-based clients are the Rose Bowl Operating Co. and California’s Pacific Airlines. “No firm knows the Golden State better than Vectis DC,” said David Herbst, a founding partner of Vectis DC. Added Don Polese, the firm’s managing partner, “We are bi-partisan in our work, driven by our ethics and known for being fearlessly innovative in the solutions we provide clients.”