MP&F’s Mark McNeely Receives University of Tennessee’s Hileman Award

on and Information at University of Tennessee–Knoxville has selected Mark McNeely, senior partner of McNeely Pigott & Fox, as the recipient of the 2015 Donald G. Hileman Alumni Award. The award, established in 1994 in celebration of the college’s 25th anniversary, honors alumni who have made … [Read more...]

The Rising Influence of Virtual and Augmented Reality Technology in Branding

Everyone making branding decisions – from a garage or the boardroom of a Fortune 500 company – needs to consider the growing momentum in the virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) industries. MP&F senior account supervisor Dan Schlacter details how tomorrow’s VR/AR technology can … [Read more...]

Lauren Ward Outlines Four Steps To Create Ads That Drive Action

Marketing trends come and go, but successful ad campaigns play by some age-old rules. How can you create ads that drive action? Below are four key points to keep in mind during the creative process. Don’t lose sight of your goal. This may sound like a basic concept, but we’ve all been in that … [Read more...]

MP&F Partner Katy Varney Among Nashville Business Journal’s Power 100

TPRA congratulates McNeely Pigott & Fox partner Katy Varney for being named one of the city’s most powerful people in business by the Nashville Business Journal. The NBJ attributes much of her influence to her relationship with recently elected Mayor Megan Barry. Varney was a close adviser … [Read more...]

Tennessee Titans Honor Marcela Gómez Through The NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards

The Tennessee Titans have selected Marcela Gómez, president of the Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce and founder of Hispanic Marketing Group, as the recipient of the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award. The NFL and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) have partnered for the fifth … [Read more...]

MP&F’s Colby Sledge Wins Nashville Metro Council District 17 Seat

TPRA congratulates Colby Sledge, an account supervisor at McNeely Pigott & Fox, on being elected as Nashville’s Metro Council District 17 councilman in a run-off election over Paula Foster. Read the full article, which ran in the Sept. 10 issue of The Tennessean, below. Public relations … [Read more...]

13 Things To Know About The Nashville Latino Community

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), MP&F Vice President Javier Solano and Hispanic Marketing Group’s Marcela Gomez co-wrote an Op-Ed that ran in the September 16 issue of The Tennessean, focusing on informing the new mayor of Nashville about the Latino community. Read the … [Read more...]

Leadership Memphis and WGU Tennessee Partner To Create Graduate Memphis Scholarship

TPRA client WGU Tennessee, a state-endorsed online university, and community leadership organization Leadership Memphis have announced the launch of the Graduate Memphis Scholarship. Through the program, the nonprofit university will award up to $300,000 in funds to 100 new students living in Shelby … [Read more...]

Tennessee Public Relations Alliance Updates Website, Changes URL

The Tennessee Public Relations Alliance, an affiliation of independent communications firms based in the state’s major markets, has updated its website and changed its URL: “To remain at the forefront of the evolving digital landscape, we refreshed TPRA’s site with an eye … [Read more...]

Nashville Chamber And WGU Tennessee Partner To Create Complete College Scholarship

The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and state-endorsed online university WGU Tennessee today announced the launch of the Nashville Area Chamber Complete College Scholarship. Through the scholarship, the university will award up to $300,000 in funds to 100 applicants employed by the 2,200 members … [Read more...]