False dawn or new horizons? H+K at the FIFA Women’s World Cup

by James Fenn

Content + Publishing Strategist
July 12, 2019

News: H+K adds Director to growing US talent pool

July 9, CALIFORNIA – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), international public relations agency, has appointed Lori Small as a Director in the US. Small will work closely on strategy and innovation with consumer-facing clients and will oversee day-to-day operations across the business with H+K’s core team, based in Orange County, California. “Creativity and fresh thinking are what … Read more

Four Businesses Using Creativity for Social Change

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As millennials take over the marketplace and consumers grow more cynical about corporate values, incorporating social responsibility and purpose into business models and mission statements is essential to success. Businesses are coming up with increasingly creative ways to improve communities and affect social change. At the 10th annual Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity, which took place … Read more

Can Content Marketing Succeed Without Clickbait? (The Answer May Surprise You)

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Who hasn’t been taken in by clickbait? You’re scrolling through Facebook, and all of a sudden you see it—a headline that makes bold, vague claims about what you’re about to click on. You’ll never believe it. You’ll be shocked. You will never look at this thing the same way again. When you get to the … Read more

Why Are So Many App Icons Blue?

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, designers are quite generous with their compliments, especially when it comes to brand logo colors and, by extension, mobile application icons. Open your smartphone home screen: See a lot of blue? We thought so. In entrepreneur and blogger Stuart Hall’s “The Colors … Read more

Meaningful mirrors, new newsfeeds, and more

Did you already throw James Comey a follow on his secret Twitter? No? Okay, well surely you applied for the opening to be the British Royal Family’s intern? Didn’t do that either? Don’t feel bad—these runners lost the 2017 Venice Marathon because they were following a motorcycle that took a wrong turn. Here are five more stories to keep … Read more

Robot Ready?

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By now we know that either 5G or AI is the glue that will hold our world together in the future. And what a world it will be if we believe that all the innovations and products on show at CES this week come to fruition. One of the joys of CES is seeing how … Read more

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Appoints Simon Whitehead as New UK CEO

27 November 2018, LONDON – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) has promoted Simon Whitehead, currently Managing Director of H+K UK’s Energy + Industrials team to UK Chief Executive Officer. Effective immediately, he takes over the role from Richard Millar who has been promoted to Global President, along with Lars Erik Grønntun. Whitehead joined H+K in 2011 and … Read more

H+K hires Scott Dodsworth to lead public affairs in UK

January 31, LONDON – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), the international public relations agency, has appointed Scott Dodsworth, a public affairs and reputational management specialist with a long career of international government counsel, to head up H+K’s public affairs team in the UK with a specific focus initially on the Energy, Industrials and Defence sectors. Dodsworth said, … Read more