Murphy PR ups Edwards, taps Myers


Indie film publicity firm Murphy PR has promoted its longtime publicist Jessica Edwards to vp and added Heter Myers to its staff.

Edwards joined the staff shortly after John Murphy founded the New-York based company in 2004, previously serving as a programming producer for Resfest Canada.

Myers arrives from the New York communications firm Sloane and Co. Murphy PR handles publicity for World of Wonder Productions and several indie releases, with an upcoming slate that includes Focus Features' "Eastern Promises," Warner Indepdendent Pictures' "Darfur Now" and Picturehouse's "Run, Fat Boy, Run."