Weber Shandwick Hires Daniel Honigman As Digital Communications Supervisor
Thursday, May 28, 2009 CHICAGO – May 28, 2009 – Weber Shandwick today announced that Daniel Honigman will join the firm’s Chicago office as a digital communications supervisor on June 8th.
Honigman, previously the social media strategist and editorial engagement strategist at Tribune Interactive, was the creator of “Colonel Tribune,” the Chicago Tribune’s widely-embraced web ambassador that has become one of the more popular Twitter and web personalities run by a traditional media organization. He is recognized for helping change the culture of mainstream media and the way it interacts with its digital audiences. Last year Honigman also co-founded Old Media, New Tricks, a site targeted toward people working in “mainstream” media that provides tips about social and new media.
“Daniel is someone who understands the power of social media and the positive impact a personal voice online can have for brands,” said Adam Keats, senior vice president, Weber Shandwick’s Digital Communications practice. “His creative approaches and innovations in the social media space will be a tremendous benefit to our clients as we work with them to deploy digital platforms to achieve their business objectives.”
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Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations agency with offices in 77 markets around the world. The firm’s reputation is built on its deep commitment to client service, creativity, collaboration and harnessing the power of Advocates — engaging stakeholders in new and creative ways to build brands and reputation. Weber Shandwick provides strategy and execution across practices such as consumer marketing, healthcare, technology, public affairs, corporate/financial and crisis management. Its specialized services include digital/social media, advocacy advertising, market research, and corporate responsibility. Weber Shandwick was named Global Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report and Large PR Firm of the Year by PR News in 2008. The firm also won the United Nations Grand Award for Outstanding Achievement in Public Relations an unprecedented three times. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit http://www.webershandwick.com/.