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Up Close and Personal: Getting to Know Robert Grubbs, design director and vice president at GMMB - 7/22/2014 -

Capitol Communicator is running a series featuring an in-depth look at communicators in the mid-Atlantic. In this "Up Close and Personal" post, we feature Robert Grubbs, design director and vice president at GMMB in Washington, D.C. Photo by Cade Martin. ...more >

Up Close and Personal: Getting to Know Lauren Smith Dyer, President of Washington Women in Public Relations and Communications Director for Melanoma Research Foundation - 7/15/2014 -

Capitol Communicator is running a series featuring an in-depth look at communicators in the mid-Atlantic. In this "Up Close and Personal" post we feature Lauren Smith Dyer, president of WWPR and communications director for the Melanoma Research Foundation....more >

USA Today Tells Reporters to Focus on Online, States New York Times Article - 7/14/2014 -

At USA Today, the “newspaper” considers reporters’ skills at promoting their articles online as important as front-page bylines, states an article in the New York Times. L. Gordon Crovitz, a former Wall Street Journal executive who co-founded Press+, a technology for media companies, said “Too many daily newspapers still focus on reporting what happened yesterday, despite many readers having learned yesterday what happened yesterday,” continued the Times story. ...more >

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iPhone 5s beating Samsung Galaxy S5, Time Warner denies 21st Century Fox, and The Best-Perceived Brands of the Year | Weekly Roundup July 18, 2014 - 7/18/2014 -

According to Counterpoint Research, Apple's iPhone 5s is still the world's most-popular smartphone, besting the Samsung Galaxy S5. Despite the iPhone 5s beating the Samsung Galaxy S5 for best-selling smartphone in May, Samsung's Galaxy S4 and Note 3 came in third and fourth, respectively, while the iPhone 5c came in at fifth. Find out how far behind the Galaxy S5 is from the iPhone 5s ...more >

Most Shared Ads of 2014, Dish Network Disapproves of Comcast-TWC Merger and LinkedIn Releases New Connected App | Weekly Roundup July 11, 2014 - 7/11/2014 -

With the year more than half over, Unruly Media has created a list of the 10 most-shared ads of 2014 so far. Four World Cup ads appear on the list-including two by Nike, while only one Super Bowl ad made the list. Comparing overall World Cup and Super Bowl ads, Unruly Media found that World Cup ads were shared an average of 320,000 times each, compared to Super Bowl ads at just 126,000 times each. See the full list on AdWeek....more >

Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference Set for July 13-17 in D.C. - 7/10/2014 -

More than 16,000 Microsoft partners and employees will convene in D.C., July 13-17, for Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference. During the conference, the District will roll out the red carpet for attendees gathering from nearly all 50 states and more than 150 countries, while generating an estimated $29 million for the local economy during a traditionally slower period for the city. ...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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  • Ad 2 DC Searching for Nonprofit to Support with 2014-2015 Public Service Campaign

    7/22/2014

    Since the early 1960s, Ad 2 chapters across the nation have been providing pro-bono advertising and marketing campaigns to nonprofits in their communities. Ad 2 DC’s 2013-2014 campaign placed second nationally, providing the nonprofit with advertising, social media, public relations, fundraising and infrastructure support. ...more >

  • Design Army Works on Karla Colletto’s Cruise 2015 Collection

    7/22/2014

    D.C.-based creative agency Design Army and swimwear brand Karla Colletto have taken their long-running creative partnership to the next level with a unique capsule collection, set to debut with Karla Colletto’s Cruise 2015 collection at SwimShow in Miami....more >

  • In Brief: Ogilvy PR, Carousel30, Hampton Shaddock and Weitzman

    7/21/2014

    - Ogilvy Public Relations in D.C. will provide pro-bono support to the Wilson Center's Women in Public Service Project; - Carousel30 announced several promotions - including Greg Kihlström being named CEO - and staff additions: - Hampton Shaddock launched PRxAdvocacy in D.C.; and, - Weitzman opened an office in Easton, MD. ...more >

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