Marketing Magazine reporter Jeromy Lloyd compares and contrasts his work in writing and blogging about marketing, advertising and public relations, plus he discusses the steps taken to printing a viable story.
Samantha DiGennaro, who runs launched the public relations and marketing communications boutique, DiGennaro Communications (formerly HYPR), talks to Katie about public relations and marketing communications.
Julia Hood is editor in chief of PRWeek, the leading publication for PR and communications professionals. She began her career in publishing, and subsequently held positions in corporate communications for such companies as Mobil and BAT Industries. Hood has been at PRWeek for four years, first as a reporter, then as Bay Area Bureau Chief. She was promoted to her current position in September of 2002. Hood has an MA in journalism from New York University.
Katie kicks off The Hook with Chuck Porter, Chairman of Crispin Porter + Bogusky. Serving as the creative advisor for the MDC portfolio of entrepreneurial marketing communications companies and whose work, led primarily by Chuck’s own agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky, has consistently got the attention of the industry, attracted some of the best talent, the most prestigious awards and achieved some of the most remarkable results for a wide variety of clients. Simply by offering an alternative to the traditional agencies and networks with their rigid structures, standardized processes, and geographical client focus, Chuck has fostered outstanding creativity and network autonomy that have led his agency and the MDC network to an unprecedented growth rate during these turbulent times for the ad industry.