JohnstonWells Hires Jackson, Promotes Cullen
Wednesday, 10 September 2008 00:00
JohnstonWells Public Relations has welcomed Blake Jackson as a senior associate to its client services team and promoted Sarah Cullen to senior associate.
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JohnstonWells Ranked 4th in Nation Among Small PR Agencies
Tuesday, 12 August 2008 00:00
JohnstonWells Public Relations has been named one of the best public relations agencies to work for in the United States by The Holmes Report, one of the most prestigious recognition programs in the public relations industry.
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Gwin Johnston at Massive Mentoring Luncheon
Monday, 23 June 2008 00:00
On Wednesday, June 18, JohnstonWells Public Relations founder Gwinavere Johnston moderated a table of public relations practitioners at the Massive Mentoring luncheon hosted by the Public Relations Society of America Colorado chapter.

Public relations practitioners attending the event took advantage of a rare opportunity to sit down face-to-face with local public relations leaders to learn what it takes to survive and thrive in today's ever-changing industry. Participants explored three different mentoring topics with local professionals to learn best practices and new developments. Johnston provided veteran and up-and-coming practitioners her advice, wrought from nearly 40 years as a public relations professional and 37 years as CEO. Other topics included life at a PR agency, crisis communications and social media.

 
Lee Bley Hired as Associate at JohnstonWells
Wednesday, 21 May 2008 00:00
JohnstonWells Public Relations has welcomed Lee Bley to its client services team.

Bley joined JohnstonWells in January as an intern, bringing with her a background in sales, customer service and collaborative group work, and was hired as a full-time associate this month. She will provide team support for several clients, which include Culinary School of the Rockies and the Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC).

Prior to joining JohnstonWells, Bley assisted in overseeing the coat and cashmere departments at Neiman Marcus, developing skills in client relations, leading meetings, event organization and sales.

Bley has a bachelor’s degree in communication with an emphasis in group decision making and rhetorical theory, as well as a certificate in applied business from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

 
Practicing good ethics gives competitive advantage
Wednesday, 05 March 2008 13:31
JohnstonWells president GG Johnston offers her thoughts on ethics and the importance of standards and outside perspectives in a Denver Business Journal article penned by Amy Johnson, president of the Colorado Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
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Rodney D Bell Hired as Business Development Director at JohnstonWells
Friday, 29 February 2008 09:28
JohnstonWells Public Relations appointed Rodney D Bell senior counselor and director of business development, supporting the firm's growth strategy in health and wellness, family outreach, software, real estate, sustainable development and government, as well as building out the firm's financial services practice.
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Gwinavere Johnston Keynote Speaker at University of Wyoming Honors Convocation
Wednesday, 17 October 2007 23:00
Gwinavere Johnston, founder and chief executive officer of JohnstonWells Public Relations, was the keynote speaker at the 2007 Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation on Oct. 12 at the University of Wyoming.
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JohnstonWells’ Clients Honored Seven Times at PRSA Annual Gold Pick Awards
Friday, 05 October 2007 15:46
At the place to see and to be seen in the public relations world, JohnstonWells and its clients took home an impressive three gold and four silver awards at the annual Gold Pick Awards, presented by the Colorado Chapter of Public Relations Society of America.  

JohnstonWells and its clients received the following Gold Pick honors:
  • Qwest Communications “Keeping Washington Families Safer Online” Community Relations Program.  Qwest Communications and JohnstonWells developed an online safety education program that positioned Qwest as an online safety leader.  
  • Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) “Let’s Take Care of Our Summer Air” Community Relations Program.  RAQC and JohnstonWells collaborated to create a program that encouraged behavior change with Denver Metro residents in an effort to combat ground-level ozone pollution.  
  • Littleton Adventist Hospital “Preventing Disease From Becoming Contagious” Crisis Communications Program. Together, JohnstonWells and Littleton Adventist Hospital developed a plan which proved to be extremely valuable when a disorder might have spread through the hospital’s surgical instruments, however strategic information dissemination sustained the hospital’s reputation and limited contagious news to one day.
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JohnstonWells Public Relations Adds Two New Clients
Friday, 05 October 2007 02:00

Infoture Inc. and MakeBeliever have selected JohnstonWells Public Relations to provide strategic counsel in two new product launches, as well as provide media and community relations support.  

Infoture – Founded in 2004, Infoture, Inc. is the developer of the LENA System.  The LENA System, a remarkable new technology, identifies and analyzes adult words and child vocalizations, and provides parents with critical feedback reports on a child’s language environment and development. Infoture comprises a team of scientists skilled in computerized speech and speaker recognition, microelectronics, statistical research, and children’s language acquisition and development. Infoture has collected the world’s largest database of spontaneous parent-child speech interaction, which will be used by leading researchers around the globe.


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JohnstonWells Hires New Associate and Promotes Kathryn Wilson to Counselor
Thursday, 04 October 2007 02:00

JohnstonWells Public Relations welcomed Efrem Rodriguez to its client services team and promoted Kathryn Wilson to counselor.

Rodriguez joined JohnstonWells in May 2007, bringing with him with a background in news-editorial journalism with an emphasis in public relations.  He has formidable background in emerging media, online communications and Web interfaces. Rodriguez provides team support for several clients, which include Qwest Communications, Infoture and the Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC).  He is also a member of the JohnstonWells Emerging Media Division.


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Denver PR Professional Kathryn Wilson Wins Ohio State Alumni Award
Thursday, 23 August 2007 02:00
Kathryn Wilson, counselor at JohnstonWells Public Relations, is one of three recipients nationwide of the 2007 William Oxley Thompson Award from the Ohio State Alumni Association.

The annual Thompson award is given to up to three Ohio State University alumni under the age of 36 who have demonstrated outstanding career achievement or civic involvement.

"The Ohio State University gave me my first connection to community,” said Wilson. “When I moved to Denver from Columbus, I knew the first thing to do -- get involved with the alumni association and community organizations. It has made a big difference in my life and hopefully in the lives of others. I feel so fortunate to be recognized."

The winners of the award are selected by a jury of alumni from around the country, with the final three being selected by the board of directors. Wilson is an alumna of Ohio State’s 2002 class, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and social issues.
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