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By News Account on 8/21/2014 5:15 PM


The DC Ad Club, in collaboration with the American Advertising Federation (AAF), honors one person annually who has made outstanding contributions to advertising and who has been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern.  Recipients of the Silver Medal Award are recognized for their contributions to


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By News Account on 8/20/2014 5:00 AM

Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcast Group announced that Dan Mellon will be the general manager of D.C.'s WJLA (ABC) and local cable news network, NewsChannel 8 ("NC8").  "I am grateful for the opportunity to work with the entire WJLA team as Sinclair expands its footprint to our nation's Capital," commented Mellon.

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By News Account on 8/19/2014 4:24 PM

Bethesda-based RP3 Agency has partnered with Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company to evolve its brand identity and visual style. The new work – which consists of a logo, style guide and show season artwork – marks the first identity refresh for the organization in more than a decade.

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By News Account on 8/19/2014 3:42 PM

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, the subject of a high-profile domestic violence case, is no longer part of the M&T Bank ad campaign which began airing TV spots this week. Instead, Head Coach John Harbaugh and Ravens President Dick Cass are seen in the spokesman role.

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By News Account on 8/19/2014 3:26 PM

- Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman announced the appointment of Meredith L. Thompson to the position of Public Information Officer;

- Jessica Fast joined Abel Communications in Hampden as an account manager;

- At Himmelrich PR, Dennis Mizzoni has been promoted to account coordinator and Catherine Rinaldo joined as an account associate; and,

- Lainie Troutman now is director of marketing at JRS Architects in Baltimore.

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By News Account on 8/19/2014 9:56 AM

- Benjamin Moore launched a new paint collaboration that is likely to be a home run for Red Sox fans, reports Ad Age. The brand, along with The Martin Agency, which is based in Richmond, has debuted the "Fenway Collection" of Red Sox-themed paints;

- Children’s National in D.C. added Lauren Fisher as VP/communications, PR and marketing; and,

- Rebecca Noel joined the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America as digital media and communications manager.

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By Insights Account on 8/18/2014 4:02 PM



Capitol Communicator is running a series featuring profiles of communicators in the mid-Atlantic.  In this "Up Close and Personal" profile, we feature Dana Cole,

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By Insights Account on 8/18/2014 12:45 PM


How do you turn wonky Washington, D.C., into America’s coolest travel destination? The answer, in part, came in the form of a creative ad campaign from Destination DC and D.C.-based MDB Communications.  Richard Coad, MDB's chief creative officer, and Seth Niman, MDB's director of media strategy, worked with Destination DC to create and place advertising that brings to life all the culture that propelled D.C. to the top of the cool list.

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By Insights Account on 8/18/2014 11:53 AM

By Danielle Moore

It is all too common that public relations professionals are expected to generate publicity on next-to-nothing budgets. With the large number of non-profits and small businesses in the D.C. area, lots of PR pros are affected by small budgets. On Aug. 13, the PRSA-NCC hosted a session on creating PR "magic" on a shoestring budget at the U.S. Navy Memorial. Panelists included

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By News Account on 8/18/2014 4:05 AM

Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) invites you to nominate a female public relations professional for the 2014 Washington PR Woman of the Year award. The award will be presented at WWPR's 25th Washington PR Woman of the Year Award Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 14.

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