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Five Things To Do When The Internet Goes Dark

Mary Elizabeth Davis

Countless major websites went dark momentarily this week because of disruptions at two key global internet infrastructure services. Everything is…
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Talking to Strangers

Javier Solano

As we reclaim our social lives and return to some version of pre-pandemic normal, the loners are freaking out. Believe…
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Communicating With Civility During Polarizing Times: A Conversation With David Plazas

MP&F Staff

The free press has been a staple of our democracy since our nation was founded, and journalists have long been…
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Celebrating Black History Month

Sellars Huy

Wondering how you can celebrate and honor Black History Month in our socially distant, virtual world? There are just as…
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2020 Wrapped: Our Work

Mary Ruth Raphael

Whew. 2020 was quite a year. While we won’t deny it was challenging in many ways, it also was a…
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Are You Remaining Virtually Engaged With Colleagues?

Angela Argiro

In a time of remote work, making sure we find ways to enjoy each other is more important than ever.…
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Diversity at MP&F: Looking Under the Hood

MPF Staff

As an independently owned communications firm in business for 33 years, MP&F has always believed that the diversity of our…
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I’m a Lifelong Washington NFL Fan, and It’s Past Time To Change the Name

Javier Solano

As a lifelong fan of the NFL franchise now known as the Washington Football Team, my relationship to it now…
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O’Dwyer’s Ranks MP&F No. 1 in Tennessee in 12 Industries

Amanda Reinbold

In my years at MP&F, I am increasingly grateful to work for an agency where my colleagues and I immerse…
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Juneteenth / Freedom Day 2020

MPF Staff

This blog is dedicated to Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Dion Johnson, Sandra Bland, Daniel Hambrick and…
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Quarantine-Cocktails

MPF Staff

When times get tough, we turn to our in-house bartender, Dave Goetz for liquid courage. Here, he shares a few…
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MP&F Celebrates Black History Month

MPF Staff

Reflecting on HistoryBrittany IrbyMP&F Account Supervisor, Diversity Committee Member It’s February, which means that it is Black History Month (BHM)!…
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David Fox Celebrates 30 Years at MP&F

Mary Elizabeth Davis

Some call him the Fox, but we call him our fearless leader. Today we celebrate his 30th anniversary at MP&F…
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‘It’s a Privilege To Be a Professional Writer’

Roger Shirley

Like a lot of great writers, The Tennessean’s David Plazas developed a love for writing as a child. “I was…
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Mentorship and Me

MPF Staff

Caylan Hays is one of MP&F’s newest staff associates. Here’s her personal take on mentorship and why it is both…
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Dressing for the Job

MPF Staff

As a young professional, I often ask myself, “Is this acceptable?” Adapting to working in a professional environment can be…
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MP&F Wants to Introduce You To Nogmented RealityTM!

Jacob Burns

The holidays are in full swing, and we know they can be stressful. The shopping, the wrapping, the decorating, the…
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How Nashville Became Smashville

Javier Solano

MP&F Loves Our Preds – Watch the hype video HERE during the 2016-17 Stanley Cup run (P.S. – That’s Javier in…
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MP&F, a Reflection of Nashville, Works To Help Shepherd Growth

MPF Staff

Nashville’s recent growth has been as hot as hot chicken itself, and for good reason, too. The Nashville area is…
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Introducing MP&F Strategic Communications

David Fox

MP&F has been spreading its wings of late and, with it, the scope of our services. After the best year…
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MLK50

MPF Staff

There are many people throughout the world who contribute to making the communities where they live better. Some are even…
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Mark McNeely Honored as the Nashville Emerging Leader 2016 Impact Award Winner

David Fox

MP&F’s founding partner, Mark McNeely, was recently presented with the Nashville Emerging Leader 2016 Impact Award by YP Nashville and…
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Conexión Américas Intern Joins MP&F for Monthlong Internship

MP&F Staff

MP&F recently welcomed Conexión Américas intern Arturo Prieto for a nearly monthlong internship. Arturo, a rising sophomore at Trevecca Nazarene…
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MP&F Productions Presents ‘Ponger Games’

MPF Staff

In a world where all graphic designers are exceptional pingpong players … one … is not. But, that’s not stopping…
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An Inside Look at MP&F’s New Office Space

Staff

MP&F Partner Katy Varney recently penned a guest column for the Nashville Business Journal about the firm’s new office space…
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MP&F Awarded 2016 Top Workplace by the Tennessean

David Fox

I’m very proud to report that, for the fourth consecutive year, MP&F has been named a Top Workplace in Middle…
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Transition From Intern to Professional Staff

MPF Staff

Every college student looks forward to walking across the stage and receiving his or her undergraduate degree. The late nights…
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2015 in Review

Mark McNeely

Happy New Year. May 2016 be productive and rewarding. Before it gets too far gone, though, I want to talk…
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The Boss: Katy Varney, McNeely Pigott & Fox

Staff

Katy Varney’s roots in Tennessee and Nashville political circles run deep. She took time off in college to work on…
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Mentoring Accelerates Career Success

MPF Staff

As a friend and former longtime client of MP&F, I was always impressed with the company culture. There is an…