Media relations, produced community outreach events for national president
American Baptist College
Secured meeting for ABC president with White House official; media relations training for staff
Lobbying and community outreach in support of statewide Tennessee cable legislation
Bethlehem Centers of Nashville
Local media relations, community outreach
Secured national media placements for new biotechnology firm;
Facilitated contacts with local, state, Federal officials
Center for Non-profit Management
Consultant-providing public relations/marketing services to CNM non-profit agency members; classroom trainer for PR subjects
A billion dollar global company, seventh largest employer in Tennessee:
graphic design for multiple products; graphic design for PowerPoint
Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee
Developed regional conference, secured a U.S. assistant secretary of labor.
for Goodwill HQ, which covers 46 of 95 Tennessee counties
Media relations and promotion for “Judy” national film premier in Nashville
Guy Brown Products
PR for CEO of office products company with $250 million annual revenues.
Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship
Manage public relations for Nashville’s annual city-wide MLK, Jr. Day March;
Meharry Medical College
Media outreach and positioning; secured national, local media
coverage for Grand Opening of new women’s research center
METRO Nashville Airport Authority
Produced HR video, newsletter, business, community outreach.
Partnered W/McNeely Pigott & Fox on MNAA communications contract
MDHA/Music City Convention Center
Partnered with McNeely Pigott & Fox(2008-09)--public relations for Nashville’s new $600 million convention center. 2012—on team winning hospitality contract.
METRO Human Rights Commission
Implemented extensive media relations for 1st Hate Crimes Forum
METRO Transit Authority
Conducted employee survey; community outreach, regional media relations
Subcontractor w/CDM Smith on Overflow Abatement Project to provide community outreach services.
Middle Tennessee Urban League
Scripted, managed annual EOD luncheon program; Layout & design of annual report
Developed publicity for firm receiving national historic preservation award
Outreach to community groups
Nashville Business Incubation Center
Program development; media relations for programs; legislative outreach
Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau
Seven state media relations, promotions and branding for Music City Jazz Festival & Music City JAM
Developed successful radio, television and newspaper publicity for selected performances of 2004-05 season.
Nashville Sounds Baseball Team
Public relations, community outreach, developed solution to Metro Council issue
New Hope Foundation
Publicity for first “Telehospice” demonstration & conference;
Successfully promoted Bobby “Blue” Bland Nashville Festival—April 2006-2010
Ovations Food Service
National food service company providing catering to Nashville Convention Center, Municipal Auditorium, others
Priority Hospice Care, Inc.
Media relations for Dick Gregory, Martin Luther King, III Nashville engagement
RW Armstrong, Indianapolis, IN
Public relations subcontractor---managed public meetings for Nashville International Airport 2010 Master Plan presentations.
Southern Women’s Automotive Forum
Developed effective, successful media relations plan to raise visibility, awareness of SAWF. Plan generated exceptional national coverage, earned PR award.
Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce
Developed Tennessee Hispanic Census Summit and national publicity; develop program topics
Tennessee State University
Publicity for Centennial Celebration
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