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Ad firm jumps into Manchester

Ad firm jumps into Manchester

Jonathan Spiers February 12, 2016 0

A Tobacco Row ad firm is building out a new headquarters for itself on the Southside, not long after a big expansion of its current home.

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Super Bowl ads face off at annual event

Super Bowl ads face off at annual event

Jonathan Spiers February 11, 2016 0

With commentators from local ad agencies, Richmond Ad Club hosted its annual Ad Bowl on Tuesday, dissecting some of the top commercials from the big game

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Media General wrestling match ends with $4.6B deal

Media General wrestling match ends with $4.6B deal

Jonathan Spiers January 28, 2016 0

Nexstar Broadcasting Group has come out on top in the struggle with Meredith Corp. over downtown-based Media General, which is now set to be acquired in a $4.6 billion cash-and-stock deal.

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VCU Brandcenter celebrates 20 years

VCU Brandcenter celebrates 20 years

Jonathan Spiers January 19, 2016 1

What started as a small marketing school has evolved over 20 years into a branding and business powerhouse, plugging graduates into award-winning firms around the country and continuing to retool itself with the changing

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With new talent, ad firm broadens its expertise

With new talent, ad firm broadens its expertise

Jonathan Spiers January 15, 2016 1

As it works to bring more graphic design work in-house, ad firm ND&P brought on two new employees last year, including a former Showtime employee

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Communication firm launches with dash of comedy

Communication firm launches with dash of comedy

Jonathan Spiers January 12, 2016 0

A communications professional and part-time comedian -- the host of a popular local late-night comedy show -- is blending his two roles in a new startup that he launched last week

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Media General trapped in acquisition tug-of-war

Media General trapped in acquisition tug-of-war

Jonathan Spiers January 8, 2016 0

With two different deals lined up and the company and its board of directors on opposite teams, Media General is stuck in M&A limbo

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Replay: 2015’s advertising and marketing moments

Replay: 2015’s advertising and marketing moments

Jonathan Spiers December 30, 2015 1

From a firm's first ad for a local startup to campaigns for national clients from Richmond heavy-hitters, 2015 brought plenty of diverse, funny and many-sided ads to print, the Web and our TVs. Check

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Group puts creative spin on morning coffee

Group puts creative spin on morning coffee

Jonathan Spiers December 21, 2015 1

With once monthly morning events, a national lecture series group is getting up and running in Richmond with help from several local people in the ad and marketing field.

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Production studio awakens the Force in RVA

Production studio awakens the Force in RVA

Jonathan Spiers December 18, 2015 2

X-wing fighters zoom above the James, the Millennium Falcon dodges gunfire, and Richmond's bridges take some heavy hits in a new "Star Wars"-inspired video recently released by a local production studio.

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