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by Matt Swope

Senior Associate
June 25, 2019

Q&A: Leading H+K’s Global Diversity Program during Pride


As Global Communications + Culture Director, Melissa Quackenbush’s responsibilities encompass leading H+K’s global diversity program and managing the company’s employer brand across platforms such as its Careers site, LinkedIn and Glassdoor. She also supports global employee experience initiatives from a strategic planning and communications perspective. Since she joined H+K in 2007, she has worked in … Read more

I Still Cannes Not Even: Observations from the International Festival of Creativity


I have just returned from a week at The International Festival of Creativity where prestigious Cannes Lions are awarded for creative work in marketing communications. It’s a heady mix of marketers, media companies, agencies and A-listers who are there to draw attendance to parties and programming that run throughout the festival. I mean where else … Read more

Brands and Influencers: A One Night Stand?

Influencer Cannes

Just as brands used celebrity endorsers in traditional media, digital marketing has seen a sharp rise in social media influencers. In PR, most brands and content creators are leveraging influencers without taking into consideration how limited this approach can really be. This is all new, so brands and influencers can’t be blamed for not being … Read more

News: DO Black by Doconomy awarded a Grand Prix at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

Grand Prix

20 June 2019, CANNES – RBK Communication, Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) and Making Waves are proud to announce that Doconomy won a Grand Prix in the Creative eCommerce category at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for their Do Black campaign. With Doconomy, the team at RBK created DO Black, the first carbon emission … Read more

In the Jury Room…


Having just emerged from days of being locked in a room on the PR Jury at the 66th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, we have announced the winners. Over the next few days there will be many pieces written on the trends from Cannes, questions around why this or that agency is winning an … Read more