Christina Loznicka, APR, of Allstate, provides a wrap up for Colorado PRSA of member and media news.

Media News:

This month would have marked The Rocky Mountain News’ 150th Anniversary and the occasion appears to be marked with news that investors are pulling out of InDenverTimes, the online news site created by former Rocky staffers.

The Denver Post will no longer deliver to “outlying” areas in far western, southern and eastern parts of Colorado, including Grand Junction, Durango, Gunnison, Telluride, Alamosa, Walsenburg, Trinidad, La Junta, Lamar and Burlington. Home-delivery customers will be offered an electronic edition instead.

Member News:

GroundFloor Media has gone global as one of the newest members of the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN). PRGN is an international organization of leading independent, owner-operated public relations agencies working together to serve client needs with local knowledge and global reach.

Hickenlooper has tapped former Rocky city editor Eric Brown to be the director of communications for the City of Denver.

Sharon Linhart has been named co-chair for the 2009 Girl Scouts of Colorado’s annual Women of Distinction event.

Christina Brickley, the marketing and communications director for the Cherry Creek North Business Improvement District, is leaving to start her own PR and marketing agency, C5. The agency will official launch on May 11 and has already signed three clients

Cactus expanded its team this month with two new additions: Stephanie Shawn and Vanessa Louis. Shawn will serve as interactive director and Louis as account executive.

104 West was named one of Denver’s Top Technology PR Firms by The Denver Egotist.

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