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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Job - Lifetime - Media Specialist Intern

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Thursday, August 09, 2018

Job - Comcast - XFINITY Communities Events Specialist

Comcast -  XFINITY Communities Events Specialist

Minnesota Zoo Selects Clarity Coverdale Fury as Media Agency

Clarity Coverdale Fury (CCF) has been named media agency of record for the Minnesota Zoo, a premier destination in the Twin Cities whose mission is to connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. 

CCF’s responsibilities will include all media planning and buying for the Zoo, helping them achieve their enrollment goals by expanding their reach and inspiring new audiences. “We want all Minnesotans to come to the zoo to have fun, be inspired, and feel like it is a place for them,” said Michelle Benson, Senior Director of Marketing and Communication at the Minnesota Zoo. “We believe CCF’s understanding of our industry, our mission and our state will help us be successful.”

“We are very excited to expand our relationship with the Minnesota Zoo,” said Rob Rankin, President of CCF. “Their mission and day-to-day efforts are something our entire community can benefit from and we’re thrilled to help them tell that story.” 

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Job - North Memorial Health - Digital Content and Social Media Intern

North Memorial Health - Digital Content and Social Media Intern

Monday, July 30, 2018

Minneapolis Communications Consulting Firm Tunheim Adds to Its Bench of Talent

Tunheim, a Minneapolis-based communications consulting firm, is adding to its bench of talent. Throughout its 28-year history, the firm has grown both its employee count and its partnerships with independent specialists.  

“I’m thrilled to see Tunheim grow with the addition of these talented professionals. Welcoming new perspectives and introducing new voices to our team helps us meet our clients’ unique needs and ensure that we are delivering our collective best,” said Tunheim President and CEO, Kathy Tunheim.

Joining as strategic partners are Arick Wierson, Emmett Coleman, and Susan Eich.
A native of Minnesota, Arick Wierson is a former Deputy Commissioner of Technology and Senior Media and Communications Advisor to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg; he is a current political and business contributor to CNN, CNBC and the New York Observer. Prior to joining Tunheim, Arick spent seven years in Luanda, Angola. Arick is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. He is also a partner in the company organizing MANOVA - The Global Health Summit taking place in Minnesota this October.

Emmett Coleman, is an experienced government affairs and public relations executive with an extensive record of successful regulatory negotiations, relationship building and organizational transformation at the local, state and federal levels. Most recently, Emmett was vice president of external affairs for Comcast

Susan Eich is a trusted, senior corporate communications leader who has who has served in key roles at Sleep Number, Cargill, Target, Honeywell and SoftBrands, now part of Infor. Susan was an original founder of Tunheim and has played a significant role in the history of the organization. Susan is well-versed in successful corporate communications, including financial and investor communications, crisis and corporate reputation management.

Emily McGrath is joining Tunheim as a Senior Consultant.

Emily McGrath has extensive strategic consulting experience working for both the public and private sectors. Prior to working for Tunheim, she was a contract lobbyist for a variety of Fortune 500 companies. Additionally, Emily served as the legislative liaison for the Minnesota Department of Health and worked in corporate public affairs in both St. Paul, Minnesota and Washington, D.C. She is also a member of the board of directors of the Healdsburg (CA) Education Foundation, and an elected representative of the Healdsburg Charter School governing board. Emily has previously worked as a strategic partner for Tunheim and is now joining the team full-time.

Tunheim has added two new Associates to its team: Jason Darrow and Jonathan Du.

Jason Darrow joins Tunheim from Weber Shandwick in Chicago where he focused on media relations and developed outreach strategies for several retail and technology companies. Adept in strategic communications and storytelling, his passion for content creation and brand positioning grew when writing stories for the Big Ten Network’s LiveBIG campaign. 

Jonathan Du uses his knowledge in media, politics and journalism to develop stories that help drive conversation and policy. Getting his start in D.C. working for the Republican National Committee, he quickly realized the importance of storytelling in connecting policymakers with their constituents. Jonathan’s work experience has ranged from national party organizations to private research firms, to national broadcast outlets, most recently working for CBS News.

Tunheim is also promoting three of its employees

Linnea Moat was promoted to Consultant and works with a variety of Tunheim clients to craft effective messages that resonate with both the media and public, and to turn complex policy positions into digestible narratives. Linnea previously worked for U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar.

Marika Kelly was promoted to Consultant. With a strategic mind, keen attention-to-detail and knack for crafted storytelling, Marika helps clients build authentic narratives and deliver impactful media relations and consistent results.

Maddie Renneke has been promoted to an Associate. With a dexterity for all things content and social media, Maddie helps clients tell their stories strategically and impactfully. Maddie previously worked in business development at Sovos.

Job - The Arc - Marketing and Public Relations Intern

The Arc - Marketing and Public Relations Intern

Job - Compeer Financial - Communication Specialist

Compeer Financial - Communication Specialist

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Job - Medtronic - Internal Digital Communications Specialist

Medtronic - Internal Digital Communications Specialist