View From 30: Creating a Culture of Inclusivity


MP&F is a longtime member of the Public Relations Society of America’s Counselors Academy, an organization whose purpose is to enable collaborative peer relationships among senior-level public relations counselors. Counselors Academy board president Tom Garrity’s February blog post celebrated two member agencies celebrating 30 years in business and included reflections from MP&F’s Mark … [Read more...]

Brantley and Solano Lead Discussions with Nashville Communicators

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Recently, MP&F Senior Vice President Jennifer Brantley and Vice President Javier Solano led separate industry-related information-sharing sessions with Nashville’s governmental, corporate and nonprofit communicators. Brantley was on a panel that discussed how best to create an outstanding Parthenon Award entry. The Parthenons are annual awards from the Nashville Chapter of the Public … [Read more...]

MP&F Senior VP Jennifer Brantley to Participate in PRSA Panel


MP&F Public Relations Senior Vice President Jennifer Brantley will speak as part of a panel of public relations professionals Tuesday, Jan. 17. The panel, hosted by the Nashville chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, will be the featured event at the organization’s January luncheon. The panelists will discuss how to create outstanding entries for a Parthenon Award, PRSA … [Read more...]

MP&F Partner Keith Miles presented with national award


The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Foundation and the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) named MP&F Partner Keith Miles as the 2016 Dr. Frederick H. Teahan Outstanding Professional Adviser for his work with the Belmont University PRSSA chapter. The award is based on a professional adviser’s exemplary display and encouragement of professional attitudes and … [Read more...]

MP&F’s Javier Solano Leads Facebook Live Diversity Chat


Earlier today, MP&F Vice President Javier Solano led an online “diversity chat,” presented by the Nashville chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Solano, also the vice president of the Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce, was the guest expert during a Facebook Live discussion about diversity and inclusion initiatives in the communications industry. Born in Santa … [Read more...]

Staff Development Plan Pays Dividends


MP&F partner Alice Chapman recently attended her fourth PRSA Counselors Academy Spring Conference, an annual event where independent agency owners and other senior leaders come together for professional development and networking. Chapman penned an article for PRSA’s monthly publication, Public Relations Tactics, expressing the importance of staff development and keeping employees engaged. We … [Read more...]

MP&F’s Javier Solano on the Importance of Diversity and Inclusion

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Javier Solano, a vice president at MP&F and at the Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce, recently penned a guest column for the Nashville Business Journal about diversity and inclusion in the Nashville area. Read Javier’s insightful and thought-provoking guest column here (paid online subscription required). MP&F has a robust six-month-long diversity fellowship. If you’re … [Read more...]

Planning an award-winning blogger campaign


The MP&F team won top honors at the PRSA Nashville Parthenon Awards for the second consecutive year (and fourth time ever). We won Best of Show on behalf of Kirkland’s for our #Christmasland blogger outreach program. The entry received a perfect score. We couldn’t be more proud of the win, our team’s work on the campaign, and the successful partnership we’ve forged with Kirkland’s on dozens of … [Read more...]

MP&F Wins Best in Show, Mercury Award, and 25 total awards at PRSA-Nashville Parthenon Awards Ceremony

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  The 2016 PRSA-Nashville Parthenon Awards took place on Thursday, April 29 and MP&F was once again honored to receive a number of awards, including “Best of Show” for the second year in a row. The “Best of Show” award went to the Kirkland’s team for its “#Christmasland” Blogger Campaign. The entry received a perfect score – not an easy thing to achieve! The amazing team consisted … [Read more...]

MP&F Wins Silver Anvil Award

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MP&F hits trifecta with prestigious national Silver Anvil Award for its work on the Red White and Food campaign to allow the sale of wine in Tennessee retail food stores! At the annual Public Relations Society of America award show tonight in New York, MP&F Partner Alice Chapman accepted the award on behalf of our client, the Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association. It was … [Read more...]