Environics Communications in D.C. announced the two beneficiaries of its #GivingTuesday initiative, which donates $20,000 of pro-bono communications work to two Washington-area nonprofits. Environics selected the Animal Welfare Institute and the Mathematical Association of America to each receive $10,000 worth of communications work. “We are delighted to provide both these nonprofits with a dynamic communications campaign, including both digital and traditional tactics, to help them further their missions,” said Mimi Carter, U.S. general manager of the Toronto-based agency.

Chase Communications, a public relations and marketing communications firm co-headquartered in San Francisco and D.C, announced the hiring of former Colon Cancer Alliance special events marketing coordinator Gabrielle Nadel. Nadel, based in D.C., is the firm’s new account manager and digital strategist.

And, January 3, marked 70 years since WTTG became the first commercial television station in D.C. WTTG went on the air as part of the Dumont Television Network. The station’s call letters came from Dumont’s chief engineer – Thomas T. Goldsmith. He literally put the ‘TTG’ in WTTG!


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