PR Industry News: Allyson Conklin, Riot Media Group, Be Social, Michele Marie PR


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Allyson Conklin Public Relations announces its representation of Free + True, an esthetician driven non-toxic skincare brand launching January 2019.

RIOT Media Group announces representation of Milvali Salons (Allure Best of Beauty Award Winner), Milvali Extensions Academy and Founder/Expert Deb Monti. RIOT will also be providing PR representation and VIP services for Beverly Hills Concierge Doctor as well as pop performer Chelsea. Riot is currently hiring a PR Coordinator.

Additional agency updates

Outland Denim names CARO Marketing as its new marketing and public relations agency partner in the United States.

Be Social has hired Alyssa Manning-Foggiatto as VP of Talent, formerly at Two Pillar Management; Sarah Burns as Talent Coordinator, formerly CAA; Chrissy Ruocca as Talent & Brand Partnerships Manager, formerly DBA/DBP. The agency welcomes Pacific World Corporation (PWC) to its client roster servicing its brands Sensationail, Eyelene and LAB2 with digital and influencer relations. Be Social has also launched its own podcast. Follow Me releases new episodes released every Friday.

Michele Marie PR is now representing Lavaa Lashes.

CRC has been selected as AOR for protein bar  SimplyProtein and natural skincare system Ceramedx. Dorothy McEntee has joined the firm as Senior Director of Health & Wellness, Rachel Newman as Account Supervisor and Director of Media Relations and Amira Clement has been promoted to Senior PR & Influencer Marketing Manager.

Eckis Marketing has launched the Under the Influence, a podcast that dives into the power of influence.

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