Public Relations

WNCC Marketing Efforts Earn National Recognition

        Western Nevada Community College has been recognized in a national competition for its marketing efforts. The college was honored with a silver Paragon award from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations at the 2007 National Conference in San Diego. The WNCC Information & Marketing Services Department accepted the award […]

Marketing director promotes future careers in industry

Somer Athari, from left, Emily Lowe, and Season Lopiccolo, all with Noble Studios in Carson City, hold a conference call April 3 with the Nevada”s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Season Lopiccolo”s actual title is operations director at Noble Studios Marketing and Web Development, but the staff has dubbed her “loose ends director.” She brings […]

PRSA Lunch: The World As Publisher: Highlights to New Media PR & Search Engine Optimization

  What does it mean to PR professionals” strategies and tactics when e-zines, blogs, and podcasts are the new media? Does citizen journalism take away credible editorial filters? How do PR pros work best with new media to generate public awareness? This month”s PRSA luncheon features Eric Schwartzman, managing director of Schwartzman & Associates (, a […]

The 2007 Great AMA Super Bowl Debate

  Wednesday, February 21 > 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Harrah’s Downtown Reno Click Here to RSVP Now No, we’re not talking about the teams. We’re talking ads. Along with speculation about “The Game”, there’s growing hype about the Super Bowl ads. Will they be better than last year? What will a 30 second spot […]

Plan to attend MingleBells Holiday Party!

Ring in the holidays with every advertising, design, marketing, printing, and public relations pro in town — it’s Reno’s largest communications industry mixer ever! December 14, 2006 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Eldorado Hotel Casino RSVP by December 11, 2006 by visiting All proceeds benefit local children in need during the holidays, through the […]

"What's in a name?" – Phyllis Freyer let's us know

  Phyllis Freyer, vice president of marketing/communications at the newly minted Renown Health, spoke recently at A2N2“s luncheon, and discussed the process used by Washoe Medical Center in selecting a new name. Here”s Bill O”Driscoll”s report from the Reno Gazette-Journal A “compelling” case. That”s how Renown Health officials describe a consultant”s assessment of the need […]

Reno-Tahoe Chapter of the AMA Receives Programming Excellence Award

The following press release was distributed today: Reno, NV (October 4, 2006) — The International Headquarters of the American Marketing Association honored the AMA’s Reno-Tahoe Chapter this week with the “Programming Excellence Award” for the best overall programming in 2005-2006. The Reno-Tahoe Chapter was selected from 75 different chapters across the U.S. and Canada. “I […]