Indiana Democrats have sent the Republican Pence administration a formal request to release documents showing what the state got for its money when it hired a New York public relations firm to deal with any damage inflicted by the new Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
State officials have ended a contract with a New York PR firm it hired to assess the damage to Indiana’s reputation after the national furor over its religious freedom law. After three months, the firm will be paid $365,000.
Shelley Triol will take over the role formerly held by Christy Denault, who resigned citing family reasons.
Indiana is going to pay a New York public relations firm up to $750,000 to come up with a plan to try to rebuild the state's damaged image after widespread criticism over the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Matt Lloyd served as communications director on Mike Pence’s congressional staff for 10 years and as a senior advisor to his gubernatorial campaign.
Christy Denault, who started with Pence during his campaign for governor in 2012, said in a resignation letter that the “time has come for me to devote my energy and time to my family.”
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. announced Monday it was collaborating with the Indiana Office of Tourism Development in hiring Porter Novelli to strengthen Indiana’s reputation “as a welcoming place to live, visit and do business.”
Lucas Oil Co. is the expected winner during this year's Final Four, and the JW Marriott is turning out to be just as good a billboard as it is a hotel.
Indiana's business recruitment agency will use the Indianapolis Colts' appearance in the American Football Conference championship game to promote the state among New York City viewers.
Veterans Day is not only a time to honor those who have served in the military: For American businesses, it's also a time to back up that appreciation with a freebie.
Indianapolis ad agency Willow Marketing has hired eight more employees since mid-2013, bringing its head count to 21. The jobs range from graphic designers to video producers to project coordinators. Even modest hiring in the public relations/marketing/advertising industry is notable given agency downsizings during the economic downturn, when many clients slashed their ad budgets. The […]
Carmel reporter Dan McFeely quit the layoff-prone Indianapolis Star in November to become a consultant to Carmel’s Department of Economic Development. Records show the deal could be lucrative for the 15-year Star veteran, with the potential to earn up to $99,000 a year.
Arland Communications, run by former Thomson Consumer Electronics spokesman Dave Arland, is the only area firm focused entirely on the $200 billion-plus annual consumer electronics market.
Michael Huber is about to step out from behind the curtain. As CEO of the Indy Chamber, he’ll be the face of the metro area’s largest business membership organization, rather than the brains behind top city initiatives.
Founding principal of 29-year-old Borshoff advertising agency, Myra Borshoff Cook, 65, and senior principal Erik Johnson, 62, have sold their ownership interest in recent years to three top executives at the firm, all of them women.