PRovoke Media 19 Oct 2020 // 3:39AM GMT
NEW YORK — Hill+Knowlton Strategies has named Mike Grady as senior VP of content and publishing strategy in the US. Based in New York, Grady will lead a team of specialists across the US to develop and deliver content and publishing strategies and solutions for a wide range of clients. Grady’s experience includes working with Laundry Service, We Are Social, and soccer brand COPA90. He will report directly to Vikki Chowney, global head of content + publishing.
NEW YORK — Kite Hill PR has named Jeanne Meyer chief client officer, reporting to the firm’s founder and CEO, Tiffany Guarnaccia. In this new role, Meyer is spearheading client strategy and the firm’s expansion into performance-driven content marketing, social media and virtual event production. Meyer most recently spent approximately eight years running her own firm, Watch This Space. She previously held senior leadership roles at Martha Stewart Living, Current TV, EMI Music and Toys R Us.
SAN FRANCISCO — Michael Selvidge has joined PressFriendly as managing partner. Selvidge joins after holding senior communications positions with Lob, AppLovin and Twilio. Selvidge assumes the responsibilities of overseeing the agency that previously was handled by founder Joel Andren, who is working on the January launch of a PR collaboration platform.
LOS ANGELES — Misty Holbert has joined Bevel as director. Holbert joins from Booz Allen Hamilton, where she was executive communications lead and media relations lead before that. Additionally, Kira Davis and Kayla Gill have joined the inaugural class of the Bevel Associates Program, which provides junior talent exposure to emerging market sectors such as financial technology, future of retail, and social impact.