Clyde Group has been named 2022 North American Boutique PR Agency of the Year by PRovoke Media, marking the second consecutive year Clyde Group has been awarded this distinction. “Clyde Group continues to show impressive growth and a slew of new initiatives focusing on such critical areas as DE&I, distributed working, pro bono activity, and social impact,” said PRovoke Media CEO Arun Sudhaman. PRovoke Media highlighted the growth of size, income, and client network that Clyde Group experienced last year. Between 2019 and 2021, Clyde Group reports it has more than doubled its annual revenue from $3.85 million to just over $9.3 million in 2021. The D.C.–based agency also expanded its workforce to 50 full-time employees.
Bluetext was tasked with providing strategic value around reworking the branding of National Government Services and redefining external messaging as it expanded its client focus to more organizations in the federal health space. In addition, Bluetext was tasked with refreshing National Government Services’ corporate visual identity and website to reflect these changes. National Government Services (a subsidiary of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield) is a federal consultancy and technology service provider, supporting and administering some of the largest health programs in the United States.
Hamilton Place Strategies adds Rebecca Buck as a senior director. Buck joins HPS from an accomplished career in journalism, most recently at CNN. Buck, states a release, brings a unique perspective to HPS, drawing on her experience as an on-air political reporter and political analyst at CNN, where she covered breaking news on both the 2020 presidential election and the 2018 midterm elections. Prior to her time at CNN, she worked as a national political reporter for RealClearPolitics where she covered the highly-contested 2016 Republican presidential primary. Buck has also worked as a political correspondent for the Washington Examiner and was BuzzFeed’s first Congressional Reporter.