Posts Tagged ‘advertising’

Bailey joins agency

by Published: April 19,2013

Tags: advertising, Roberts Creative, Skye Bailey

Roberts Creative, a multimedia ad agency located in downtown Laurel, welcomes Skye Bailey as a designer/developer to its creative team. She will assist in building campaigns to establish strong brand awareness for businesses and organizations. Bailey is from Hattiesburg and a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, where she earned her bachelor of fine […] [...]

Grace named director

by Published: March 29,2013

Tags: advertising, Mad Genius, Pshone Grace

The advertising and creative production firm Mad Genius recently welcomed Pshone Grace as its new media director. Grace brings 15 years of experience in media planning, buying and advertising. [...]

Poultry company new title sponsor of PGA tournament

LAUREL and MADISON — Sanderson Farms Inc. is the new title sponsor of the PGA tournament held annually at Annandale Golf Club in Madison. Mississippi’s only PGA event will now be known as the Sanderson Farms Championship. The Laurel-based poultry company is holding a news conference today at 10 a.m. at the Blair E. Batson […] [...]

Mad Genius wins ‘Best of Show Overall’ at 2013 ADDY Awards

by Published: February 15,2013

Tags: advertising, award, campaign, marketing, media, promotion, public relations

JACKSON — The American Advertising Federation of Jackson (AAF Jackson) presented its 2013 ADDY Awards for advertising creative excellence Friday night at The South. This annual awards presentation was attended by more than 110 individuals from local advertising, marketing, graphic design and media businesses. Of the 202 entries received by AAF Jackson, 21 Gold ADDY […] [...]

Delta State reintroduces toughest vegetable in higher education

The biologists may call it “abelmoschus esculentus” but down here in the South its better known as okra. A native of West Africa that is cousin to cotton and popularly served up fried or in Creole gumbo, okra is now getting talked up by ESPN and David Letterman thanks to a Bolivar County university and […] [...]

Tim Mask tries to stop the ‘brain drain’

Tim Mask is vice president of brand planning and development with Maris, West & Baker advertising. He is the founder of the Mississippi Brain Drain Commission, which is devoted to keeping Mississippi’s homegrown intellectual capital in Mississippi. Q — What is the mission of the Mississippi Brain Drain Commission? A — The direct mission of […] [...]

Wert named partner/shareholder

by Published: January 14,2013

Tags: advertising, GodwinGroup, Kami Wert

Kami Wert, senior vice president and executive management team member, has become a partner and shareholder of GodwinGroup. Wert co-manages the agency’s Gulf Coast office. A native of Magee, Wert graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor of arts in speech communications. She joined GodwinGroup in 1997 as a brand coordinator. She […] [...]

One Faulkner lawsuit tossed, Sony lobbies to dismiss another

OXFORD — The estate of William Faulkner has settled a copyright lawsuit against Northrop Grumman Corp. and The Washington Post Co. for using a Faulkner quote in a newspaper ad by the defense contractor. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate in Jackson dismissed the lawsuit Dec. 12. Terms of the settlement are sealed. The Faulkner […] [...]

Mad Genius hires five, promotes one

by Published: August 5,2012

Tags: advertising, graphic design, Mad Genius

Mad Genius has welcomed five new additions to its staff along with a recent promotion. Robert Pettit has been named digital content specialist. A recent graduate of the University of Mississippi, Pettit has a background in online marketing strategy and implementing social media campaigns. Leann Smith has been named co-op manager/media assistant. Smith studied at […] [...]

Firm welcomes Marks

  Maris, West & Baker Advertising has added Tess Turberville Marks as the new social media manager. Marks recently moved to Madison from Atlanta, Ga., where she was an event coordinator with AmericasMart Atlanta. She holds a bachelor of science degree in human environmental sciences from the University of Alabama where she majored in restaurant, […] [...]

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