MP&F Welcomes Two New Staff Associates

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MP&F Public Relations has hired Bailee Jordan and Millie Wert as the firm’s newest staff associates. Bailee Jordan, a native of Athens, Ga., graduated from Georgia Southern University in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in public relations and minors in marketing and sustainability. She most recently served as an intern for MP&F from August to December of 2016. During her time … [Read more...]

MP&F Welcomes New Assistant Account Executive and Three New Staff Associates

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MP&F Public Relations has hired Cole Miracle as the firm’s newest assistant account executive and Viviana Bertorelli, Aya Harasawa and Sara Salisbury as staff associates. Cole Miracle, a native of Worthington, Ohio, graduated from Miami University in May 2015 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in strategic communications and journalism. Prior to joining MP&F, Miracle worked for Golin, … [Read more...]

What Your Small Business Can Learn From Community Bankers About Social Media

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Recently, I had the opportunity to address a group of community banking executives on social media best practices at the Tennessee Bankers Association biannual roundtable event. It was an engaged group of 40 or so bankers from across the state, and they asked some great questions. Following are some of the high points of our discussion. With limited time and resources, small-town banks – or any … [Read more...]

Share Our “View From 30”

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There are two ways to gain perspective: Experience and Altitude. MP&F has both. Join us in 2017 as we celebrate our 30th anniversary by sharing the View From 30. “Nobody cares about your anniversary.”           - Anonymous MP&F Pessimist That pessimistic, but true, statement was one of the shiniest of the gold nuggets to come out of our initial planning sessions for MP&F’s … [Read more...]

2016 Year in Review

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It’s been a banner year for MP&F! In 2016, we helped more than 100 clients across a variety of industries connect with their audiences through media relations, advertising, social media, web design, event management, community relations, grassroots outreach, video and more. We’re proud to share these highlights with you: Thank you for your support! Your friends at MP&F Public … [Read more...]

The Power of Networking

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Most college students hear the mantra “network, network, network” if you want to get a job after graduation. And while most graduates hear what their professors are saying, actually diving in and doing it is a different thing. But it works. Let me tell you how I got my first several internships and, now, my first real job. From internships at Fletcher Rowley, Inc., a political consulting firm, … [Read more...]

Tennessee Public Relations Alliance Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

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The Tennessee Public Relations Alliance celebrated its fifth anniversary this fall, and plans are underway to continue its growth and reach in the state. “The alliance concept has been very successful, and I think it is fair to say that it has exceeded the expectations of all of the partners,” said McNeely Pigott & Fox (MP&F) Public Relations managing partner David Fox. “Since we … [Read more...]