Business Wire: 2014 Press Releases

2014 Press Releases


Term: Company

  • 12/15/14 2:29 pm EST

    Cathy Baron Tamraz selected by New York Business Journal’s program honoring women business leaders in the New York City area who innovate, succeed and "pay it forward"

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cathy Baron Tamraz, Chairwoman and CEO of Business Wire, has been named an inaugural recipient of New York Business Journal’s “Women of Influence” Awards. The program honors women business leaders in the New York City area who stand out both for their achievements in the marketplace as well as their commitment to community and mentoring. Tamraz, oversees Business Wire’s long-term strategic planning, internet strategy and global branding.more...
  • 11/21/14 9:08 am EST
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire and PR News recently fielded a survey to gauge how public relations professionals are using the data from their social media monitoring efforts and find out if they feel monitoring has made a difference so far in their businesses. The two most common uses of data from social listening among the 300 professional communicators who participated in the survey are "to listen to customers and prospects" (72%) and "to find influencers" (60%). (more...
  • 11/13/14 9:08 am EST
    • leads the largest dedicated, worldwide media relations team in the wire industry
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Raschanda Hall, a 14-year veteran of Business Wire's media relations team has been promoted to Director of Global Media Relations. Raschanda has directed Business Wire's global media relations team through the fast-paced, changing media landscape utilizing her formidable communication skills, understanding of emerging technology and her pioneering social media presence to expand Business Wire's reach to media and influencers worldwide. Raschanda's focus is onmore...
  • 10/30/14 9:45 am EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scott Fedonchik, an award-winning executive with broad experience implementing integrated communications programs across multi-channel media platforms, has been named Business Wire's vice president of marketing. He will report to Gregg Castano, Business Wire's president. Fedonchik joins Business Wire from Wenner Media, where he was in charge of marketing and branded content for its Rolling Stone, RollingStone.Com and Men's Journal properties. A major focusmore...
  • 9/30/14 9:00 am EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire today announced receipt of its Service Organization Control [SOC] 2 Type II attestation engagement report, providing independent validation that the company's internal security controls are in accordance with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' applicable Trust Services Principles and Criteria. The report, prepared by the international auditing firm Deloitte & Touche LLP, evaluated Business Wire'smore...
  • 9/29/14 10:00 am EDT
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Positioning itself for its next growth phase and continuing its long-term commitment to its Bay Area roots, Business Wire has moved its San Francisco co-headquarters into state-of-the-art offices at 101 California Street. The new, custom-designed office configuration will allow for greater collaboration among the multiple departments housed in San Francisco. With more than 150 employees, San Francisco is Business Wire's largestmore...
  • 8/13/14 9:11 am EDT

    2014 Business Wire Media Survey Reveals Coverage Challenges and Content Needs for Today’s Reporters

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A majority of reporters indicate that digital metrics are now the primary internal metrics used to evaluate the success of their stories, according to results from the 2014 Business Wire Media Survey. As a result of their digital platform and needs, reporters look to press releases to provide them with breaking news (77%), supporting facts (70%) and interesting story angles (66%). They also overwhelmingly want photographs (73%) included withmore...

Term: Products & Services

  • 11/12/14 12:20 pm EST
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire and ITDatabase today announced the launch of TechCalendar, the industry’s most comprehensive directory of tech events, speaking opportunities and awards. “There are tens of thousands of tech industry events, awards and speaking opportunities, and trying to track it all manually is a fool’s errand,” said Travis Van, Founder of ITDatabase. “TechCalendar combines the most comprehensive indexing of these opportunities with a CRM-more...
    Products & Services
  • 11/4/14 8:08 am EST
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WHAT: Join Business Wire as we speak with the Associated Press’ Paul Caluori, Director of Client Content Services to learn how the Associated Press uses press releases to initiate coverage. Paul will discuss how AP reporters access press releases issued over Business Wire, the importance of multimedia and the role of automated coverage of earnings announcements. The discussion will run 60 minutes and include a 15 minute Q&Amore...
    Products & Services
  • 10/21/14 8:08 am EDT
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WHAT: Join event and technology PR experts from Business Wire and ITDatabase for a free webinar on how to best identify and maximize trade show marketing opportunities. Leon Harbar of Business Wire and Travis Van of ITDatabase will discuss the importance of trade show strategic communications and offer insight on the role of online press kits and content marketing; how to secure pre-and-post-show coverage, how to analyze key mediamore...
    Products & Services

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