Today, Cision announced the launch of its integrated platform, the Cision Communication Cloud™.
This new offering is the first of its kind in the UK and European communications industry to bring the power of the cloud to earned media and incorporates many of Cision’s award-winning technologies, including Gorkana and PR Newswire products and services, into a single integrated platform, providing an effective way to connect, scale and accurately measure the impact of earned media communications.
Jeremy Thompson, CEO (EMEA & India), Cision/PR Newswire, said: “At Cision, we appreciate that PRs and communicators are busier than ever before, as the power and importance of reputation grows. We have set out to help our users assert control by integrating the essential communications data sets and tools they need at their fingertips in one place.”
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Cision, a leading global media intelligence and communications solution provider and portfolio company of GTCR, announced that Kevin Akeroyd has been named global chief executive officer (CEO), effective today. Akeroyd succeeds Peter Granat, who established the company’s position as a global public relations and marketing cloud leader, and will transition to chairman of the Cision Board of Directors.
Akeroyd has more than 25 years of experience in reshaping modern digital, social and mobile marketing globally. Most recently he was general manager and senior vice president at Oracle Marketing Cloud where he orchestrated and executed the industry’s most prolific acquisition strategy, including Marketing Automation, Omni-Channel Campaign Management, Web Personalization, Content Marketing, DMP, Mobile Marketing, Data, and X-Device Orchestration. Under Akeroyd’s leadership, Oracle went from a non-entity to the #2 player in the entire industry in under three years, growing the business in 29 countries globally, and boasting the highest organic growth rate of all the major Marketing Cloud providers rate three years running. Integrating the solutions and the go-to-market, Akeroyd and Oracle created the Enterprise Marketing Platform category and have led it from the onset.
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Global news distributor, PR Newswire, held its latest Meet the Media event with special guests from social news and entertainment giant BuzzFeed.
Ailbhe Malone, Head of Life and Ryan Broderick, Deputy Global News Director, gave the audience an insight into how BuzzFeed UK selects content, the best way to pitch stories and how to build better relationships with journalists. Alongside their tips for PR and communications professionals, they also gave examples of the features that they have worked on and the types of story that catch their attention.
Held at Two Temple Place, a neo-Gothic mansion set in the heart of London, attendees were also invited to ask Ailbhe and Ryan questions in a lively Q&A session, followed by food, drinks and networking with other guests.
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OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) and PR Newswire were joined by the UK’s Investor Relations Society in welcoming senior investor relations professionals to the latest instalment of their successful “No Blank Screens” series. The goal of the breakfast forum was to help educate European companies with global vision about the OTCQX® Best and OTCQB® Venture Marketplaces in the US, and to provide guidance and best practice tips on effectively engaging US investors. The event was held in the historic, Grade II listed One Moorgate Place in central London on 2nd July.
To view the Multimedia News Release, please go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7571051-trans-atlantic-information-flow/
PR Newswire has successfully integrated media targeting, distribution, monitoring, reporting and ROI results into its Agility platform, providing users with an improved workflow and more comprehensive results. These are the latest updates as part of PR Newswire’s overall development strategy to make consistent enhancements to the Agility platform, driven almost exclusively by customer feedback.
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Leading experts on Environmental and Social Corporate Governance (ESG) joined an animated discussion in central Paris on 15th April, at an event hosted by PR Newswire. “Attracting Sustainable Investment” drew IR professionals from French issuers and agencies, interested in discussing the latest regulatory changes and trends in sustainability reporting.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7510051-prnewswire-convenes-european-experts/
MultiVu, PR Newswire’s multimedia and broadcast production and distribution group, has restructured their Public Service Announcement services and launched a digital distribution platform for PSAs. The newly created web portal, www.psaroom.com will provide PSA Directors with the convenience and ease of downloading PSAs right from their desktops.
This platform creates a virtual one stop shop for PSA Directors. On it, they will be able to preview PSA videos, download HD Broadcast Quality digital PSA files, as well as receive all supporting campaign collateral materials like PSA Director Letters and Tax Exempt Certification. All PSA material and videos will be available within a user friendly web interface, making it a go to resource for PSA Directors and Broadcast outlets nationwide.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7489551-multivu-digital-distribution-platform-psa/
The first Meet the Media of 2015 was hosted at One Great George Street, the home of the Institute of Civil Engineers, and featured Simon Jack giving an insight into the workings of the Today programme.
Simon has worked across every outlet at the BBC, presenting business news on the one o'clock, six o'clock and ten o’clock news and as the face of BBC Breakfast’s business news. He is currently the Business and Economics Presenter on Radio 4's Today Programme.
The reach of the programme dwarfs that of national newspapers with an audience of 7 million. Simon hosts the business slot at 6.15am which is listened to by an audience of almost exclusively ABC1 professionals. Simon explained to the PR and communications professionals attending the event that this is the opportunity to “talk about issues that affect you and your clients”.
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OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) and PR Newswire welcomed investor relations professionals from some of Europe’s largest corporations to the Westminster Hotel in central Paris on 21st January to take part in a breakfast forum aimed at educating European global companies about the OTCQX® and OTCQB® marketplaces in the US and providing guidance and best practices on cost-effectively reaching US investors.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7425751-otc-markets-us-investor-strategies/
Change within the PR industry continued to accelerate in 2014 as more brands recognized their own power as publishers. In response to the growing demand for compelling content, PR Newswire’s clients rose to the challenge through narrative storytelling, use of rich visuals and an intelligent mix of distribution channels to amplify their messages.
On average, over 1,000 stories cross the wires in North America each day. With time remaining in 2014, PR Newswire’s editorial teams have already made over 40,000 editorial catches year to date - providing an additional layer of editorial review for your news. Helping clients achieve their strategic communications goals is the most rewarding and fulfilling aspect of what we do at PR Newswire, and our holiday video showcases some of our staff’s 2014 highlights.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7393051-happy-holidays-from-pr-newswire-2014/
The Ad Council is launching its first crowdfunding effort leveraging the Tilt platform to raise the funds necessary to continue its national Bullying Prevention campaign. The program kicks off today and will run through mid-December with a goal of raising $100,000 to fund the production and distribution of new public service ads (PSAs). Promotional partners for the Tilt program include Change.org, Participant Media, Element Associates and PR Newswire.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7357251-ad-council-tilt-be-more-than-a-bystander-bullying-prevention-campaign/
60 years, countless stories. As PR Newswire celebrates 60 years of press release distribution and multimedia engagement, the focus remains on the future of communications.
With the rapid evolution of technology and a changing communications landscape, public relations and marketing professionals must rethink their strategies. These shifts require a multi-faceted approach that capitalizes on digital, social and mobile to cut through the noise and generate buzz in the market.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7223831-pr-newswire-60th-anniversary/