WASHINGTON — Weber Shandwick has been selected by USAA to be its lead corporate communications agency. Weber Shandwick will provide strategic, creative and operational campaign and public relations services to USAA in support of its overall brand and lines of business. Weber Shandwick’s Washington office will lead the work.

NEW YORK — San Diego hard kombucha company JuneShine, has tapped Manifest New York, to lead its nationwide PR efforts and kickstart a mindful drinking movement. JuneShine is on a mission to promote the need for increased transparency in the space and brew honest alcohol that creates a healthier planet. Manifest will be responsible for a series of local creative launches and press stories that bring to life JuneShine’s unique and bold stance, while recruiting an army of booch drinkers who share the same commitment to the planet.

LOS ANGELES — Blaze Public Relations has added Patina Restaurant Group's greater Los Angeles portfolio (excluding Downtown Disney properties) to their roster of restaurant and hospitality brands. The award-winning restaurant group has partnered with the leading boutique PR agency to increase brand awareness and assist with future growth plans.