Brand Superheroes: Why Being Real Matters Now More Than Ever

by H+K Global

December 9, 2016

Brand Superheroes: Why Being Real Matters Now More Than Ever

Original story posted here.  ALL SUPERHEROES ARE THE SAME. Their power may differ, their purpose may vary – but all superheroes share an undeniable bond to each other and an unbreakable bond with the public. Being real. Superheroes are true to who there are, whether to their strengths (Superman) or to their flaws (Batman.) When Superman … Read more

Veteran GOP Strategist Scott W. Reed Joins Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Hill+Knowlton Strategies today announced Scott Reed, a top Republican political strategist and former executive director of the Republican National Committee, will join the firm as a senior advisor effective Dec. 1, 2016. Known as a veteran political organizer and expert campaign manager, Reed oversees the federal voter educational program at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. … Read more

Global Chairman & CEO, Jack Martin, Inducted into ICCO Hall of Fame

Tonight in London, Global Chairman & CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Jack Martin was inducted into The International Communications Consultancy Organization’s Hall of Fame. This prestigious award was established in 2003 as a way to recognize public relations professionals for making great strides in leading the industry to global heights. Inductees show strong leadership and make … Read more

ICCO Inducts H+K Global Chairman and CEO, Jack Martin, Into Hall of Fame

The International Communications Consultancy Organization (ICCO) inducted Jack Martin, Global Chairman and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, into the Hall of Fame at the annual gala, celebrating his expertise and contribution to the public relations industry. LONDON, December 6, 2016 – Jack Martin, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Global Chairman and CEO, was inducted into the ICCO Hall of Fame … 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

Letting the Data Decide

The rise and spread of the Internet is one of the most transformative events in human history. Information that would have taken hours of diligent research is available instantly, we are connected to one another in virtual space at all times, and the computers we carry casually in our pockets and handbags can do things … Read more

Now more than ever we need social information

There is a spectre hanging over North America that demands our attention. It isn’t the pending Trump regime, although it does require the most intense scrutiny. Nor is it the unlashing of white supremacist and anti-semitic intolerance, both of which should be faced down in every instance. No, the spectre that should deeply concern us … Read more

Health accord squabble leaves premiers seeing red

Is there anything more traditionally Canadian than an old fashioned squabble between federal and provincial governments over healthcare transfers? Ever since Ottawa passed the Medical Care Act in 1966, heralding the start of modern Canadian Medicare, Premiers and Prime Ministers have been jockeying for control over the future of our most potent national symbol. Past … Read more

Political Communications Strategist Luke Marchant Joins H+K

Hill+Knowlton Strategies today announced Luke Marchant, sought-after political campaign operative and award-winning public affairs expert, has joined the firm’s Dallas public affairs practice as a vice president. “With the ongoing changes in the public affairs arena, it is more important than ever to communicate and mobilize effectively through a digital platform,” said Marvin Singleton, executive … Read more

Senior Public and Government Affairs Advisor Richard Keil Joins H+K

The veteran Washington journalist rejoins the H+K family of companies from ExxonMobil Hill+Knowlton Strategies is pleased to welcome Richard D. Keil, corporate media relations expert and former lead White House correspondent, as an executive vice president in its global corporate practice focusing on media relations, crisis and public affairs, starting in January. Keil’s career spans … Read more