In this special Thanksgiving holiday episode, "Ms. InterPReted" hosts two-time Pulitzer Prize nominated editorial cartoonist and editor at-large of Mississippi Today, Marshall Ramsey, to share his creative process as well as the poignant experiences of both his childhood and career that have contributed to nearly three decades as -- now -- one of only some dozen editorial cartoonists currently working in the United States. A sidebar: Marshall is a cousin of #MsInterPReted Co-Host Mary Beth West's husband (as well as cousin to the family's other famous media celebrity, "Financial Peace" author and radio host / media expert, Dave Ramsey).
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In Episode 10 (Part 2 of 2) of this interview with PRCA Director General Francis Ingham, Francis explains the tough realities – and shocking repercussions – of taking a stand in the Bell-Pottinger ethics-violation case in 2017.
In this special two-part episode of #MsInterPReted, Kelly and Mary Beth welcome their first overseas guest to the podcast… a London-based leader at the helm of the world’s largest membership body of public relations professionals.
Marcus Hall’s entrepreneurial journey can be described as anything but conventional. A visionary of his work and of his desired brand, Marcus worked for years developing Marc Nelson Denim into a widely known and respected name – not only in the Knoxville, Tennessee, area where he grew up, but also as an emerging nameplate in the fashion industry. But then it all came crashing down in sudden crisis.
Q4 is “Strategic Planning Season” for many companies and organizations in ramp-up to the next calendar year. Comprehending the drivers of relationship-building success starts with differentiating true PR strategy from mere tactics.
Mark Weaver started his marketing career as a blogger, photographer and social media influencer in the motorcycle industry. He moved to Knoxville, TN, from Louisville, KY, where he created digital marketing content for GE Appliances. He has a BA from Purdue University in Communications with Minors in Computer Technology and Organizational Leadership & Supervision.
When asked if I’d be interested in writing a post to reflect my time at Fletcher, I pondered how to sum up this experience in just a short blog. Joining the Fletcher team for my senior spring semester at The University of Tennessee was easily one of the main highlights of my undergraduate career. In the beginning, I thought I was gaining valuable agency experience. I did, but I also gained new mentors and a skill set that I appreciate.
I could not be more honored to take the helm for Mary Beth West. She is not only an amazing public relations professional that I have learned much from over the years; she is also a dear and trusted friend. Mary Beth, I know I have some big high heels to fill and I’m so glad we’re going to have the opportunity to work together in a new way. You are simply the best.