A judge has dismissed a federal suit brought last year by Joe Alexander, who claims he was the victim of a conspiracy to tarnish his reputation after he parted ways with Martin in late 2017 amid sexual harassment claims made against him within the agency.
A longtime Shockoe Slip resident has gone from tenant to landlord.
There weren’t the usual costumes and ballrooms of previous awards ceremonies, but the local advertising community still got its time to shine last week in the annual Richmond Show, held virtually this year due to the pandemic.
A state agency promotes face mask use with a homegrown campaign, two economic development groups get local help with their websites, and multiple area breweries and a regional beer tourism group receive marketing assists from Richmond shops.
With its client roster rocked by the coronavirus pandemic, a local PR firm focused on the food and beverage industry is making its own adjustment to the times, joining forces with a peer that’s adding marketing services to its menu.
A locally developed retail pickup program is put to use at Willow Lawn, a Richmond music label gets a new website, and two student-run initiatives spawned from VCU aim to fill a summer-internship void.
Robbed of their spring semester and the summer internships they were expecting, a group of VCU students and Class of 2020 graduates are taking their adventures in advertising into their own hands.
Awards season ramps up with recognitions for several PR and ad shops, a Richmond artist takes part in a locally produced campaign for a national clothing retailer, and a pair of production studios assist with a mini-documentary tied to a homegrown public TV series.
Local efforts to support the food and beverage industry get promotional assists from area shops, an executive producer reunites with a downtown motion graphics studio, and several ad campaigns are reworked in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Some local magazines are on the hunt for a new printing press after a Lakeside print shop announced this week it would close and lay off its 184 employees.