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Godwin’s Phillip Shirley honored

The American Advertising Federation Jackson has honored GodwinGroup Chairman and CEO Philip Shirley by bestowing him with the Silver Medal Award. The Silver Medal is the most prestigious individual award presented by AAF Jackson, and recognizes an advertising professional who has made outstanding contributions to further industry standards, creative excellence and social concern in the community. Honorees are chosen by ...

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GodwinGroup promotes, changes titles

GodwinGroup has made two promotions and several title changes. James “Jimbo” Harwell has been promoted to director of design. Harwell’s career includes both freelance and agency graphic design and art direction for a wide variety of clients. His design and art direction has contributed to the success of numerous client campaigns, both digital and traditional. Harwell has worked on accounts ...

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Former Godwin CEO Danny Mitchell dies at 66

Danny Mitchell, the former chairman and CEO of GodwinGroup, died suddenly Sunday morning of a heart attack. He was 66. Mitchell, who was a well-known and respected member of the Mississippi business community, retired as Senior Partner and Chairman in 2012. When he was chairman and CEO he grew Godwin into one of the top agencies in the South. He ...

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GodwinGroup promotes Wert to general manager of Godwin Gulf Coast

GodwinGroup, a Jackson-based marketing and advertising firm, has promoted Kami Wert of Gulfport to general manager of Godwin Gulf Coast. Wert is an agency partner, senior vice president and member of the agency’s executive management team. As General Manager, Wert will be manager of all operations of the Gulfport office. She also will work closely with clients to develop an ...

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GodwinGroup hosting 50 top advertising executives

JACKSON, Mississippi — Beginning today, the Jackson-based advertising agency GodwinGroup is hosting 50 top advertising executives from the United States and Europe. The attendees are part of MAGNET, the Marketing & Advertising Global Network, an affiliation of independent advertising and marketing agencies that represent a combined $4 billion annually in billings. The conference concludes Saturday. “GodwinGroup is proud to bring ...

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'Adweek' names GodwinGroup to exclusive 'Top Shop' list

JACKSON, Mississippi — Advertising industry trade magazine AdWeek has selected Jackson-based GodwinGroup as the ad agency to represent Mississippi in it list of top agencies in each state. Only one agency in each state was selected for what the magazine called, “The one that, more often than not, just gets it right.” “It’s certainly an honor just to be named ...

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KEEPING OUR EYE ON: Melissa Weinberger

Name: Melissa Weinberger Age: 24 Position: Assistant Brand Manager Company: GodwinGroup Although she grew up in Maryland, Melissa Weinberger spent summers visiting family in Gulfport and knew that she wanted to attend college in the South. “I love the downtown areas along our Mississippi Gulf Coast — being able to walk to the beach is something I will never want to ...

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GodwinGroup makes leadership changes

JACKSON, Miss. – June 20, 2013 – GodwinGroup today announced major changes to the firm management structure as a key step in a national expansion initiative. Chairman and CEO Philip Shirley said, “Over the past five years, we have transformed our company from a regional ad agency into an integrated national specialty firm with clients whose markets reach coast to coast and ...

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Karen Johnson wins advertising award

Karen Johnson, vice president of print production at GodwinGroup, was recently honored with the Bolton-MacVicar Award by the District 7 American Advertising Federation (AAF). The award is presented annually to an advertising professional within the district who has dedicated special efforts to working with advertising students at area schools and universities. Johnson has been involved with AAF since 1987, serving on the board, ...

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