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Up Close and Personal: Meet the Brilliant Leigh George, VP and digital strategist for Social@Ogilvy, Ogilvy Washington - 10/27/2014 -

Capitol Communicator is running a series of profiles of communicators in the mid-Atlantic. In this "up close and personal" profile, we feature Leigh George, VP and digital strategist for Ogilvy Washington’s Social@Ogilvy practice. Photography for this series is by Cade Martin; wardrobe styling by Pascale Lemaire for THE Artist Agency; and hair and makeup by Patti D Nelson and Janice Kinigopoulos for THE Artist Agency....more >

The World Series Almost No One Cared About - 10/27/2014 -

By: Geoff Livingston, Capitol Communicator Media Strategist Some claim baseball’s dwindling World Series (and playoff) TV ratings is due to an overall trend in which everything is down accept the NFL. There here are many reasons for the post-season’s decline on TV. Very few of them are the fault of the Internet and too many ...more >

Bradlee Was the Ultimate News Legend - 10/23/2014 -

By Geoff Livingston, Capitol Communicator Media Strategist Many newspapers have noted the passing of Ben Bradlee, including his long-time employer and our local newspaper The Washington Post. Bradlee was a loyal community member (...more >

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Weekly Roundup: App Wrap Edition | Weekly Roundup October 24, 2014 - 10/24/2014 -

Every Friday we pick our favorite top digital and marketing stories from the week that we think you should know about - and this week it’s turned into more of a weekly app-wrap with a host of new, exciting apps launched (or launching soon). Here’s our top five:...more >

iStrategyLabs' Dorothy Helps You When You Click Your Heals - 10/21/2014 -

Have you ever been stuck in an awkward situation, praying your phone would ring so you could politely extract yourself? Of course you have. That’s why iStratgeyLabs made Dorothy, a physical trigger that makes any dumb shoe smart. Dorothy consists of the “Ruby” (a small connected device that slips into your shoe) and a mobile App that allows you to trigger a call to your phone from a fake contact (your “boss”) whenever you tap your heels together 3 times. Dorothy can also send text messages to your contacts with a custom message and your current location, letting them know exactly where you are. ...more >

Facebook ‘I’m Safe’ Tool, Snapchat’s Leaked Photos and WhatsApp Helping with Ebola Outbreak | Weekly Roundup October 17, 2014 - 10/17/2014 -

Facebook introduces a new way to comfort friends and family when unfortunate natural disaster strikes. The users will receive a notification asking if you are okay and the tool is pretty incredible. It tracks nationwide disasters and, based on your location information, asks you to check in if you’re safe! I like this new option in Facebook and I think other users will benefit from the tool as well. See the tool video and read more on Facebook’s website....more >

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Sourcebook is a Free Service! - 7/10/2012 -

If you or your company provides products or services to communications professions of advertising, marketing and public relations in the Mid-Atlantic, then you have no reason not to be in Sourcebook. Just subscribe to our newsletter (also free). Here is the link to subscribe to our newsletters: http://www.capitolcommunicator.com/signup.aspx?email= ...more >

Berger Teams Up with Nine Peaks and Nutco to Produce WAMA Documentary - 6/14/2011 -

Loved by some and not so by others, it seems local musicians, promoters, sound engineers and agents all have different opinions about the DC music scene, past, present and future. Produced, directed and edited by Greg Berger, this short film looks at the history of the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA). Interviews with veteran musicians and new artists who call the DC area their home....more >

Dimension Creative Promotions and ASAE Put Community First by Sending ASAE Team to 17th Annual Hands on DC Work-a-thon to Clean Up DC Public Schools - 5/24/2011 -

The ASAE team “Associations On Your Side” joined more than 1,500 volunteers on Saturday, April 30, for the Hands on DC work-a-thon. The team, formed by ASAE Greater Washington, volunteered to help clean up and beautify Anacostia High School. Projects included cleaning up the grounds, planting flowers, painting and more. ...more >

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    10/28/2014

    In an effort to bolster its in-store experience, UnderArour is looking to convert some of its Baltimore headquarter space to provide an experimental store space....more >

  • DC Agency Update: Ketchum Promotes, Sage Wins, IR+Media Starts

    10/28/2014

    Several DC agency developments have unfolded with the new week, including an executive promotion at Ketchum, a couple of wins from Sage Communications, and the start of a new PR firm....more >

  • Frank Mankiewicz Dies at 90

    10/25/2014

    Frank Mankiewicz passed away last Thursday at the age of 90 years old. The long-term Washington communications pro served Robert F. Kennedy as his press secretary during his 1968 presidential campaign, and was the figure who announced RFK’s assassination....more >

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