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Clinton Campaign Hires Black Owned Advertising Firm

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has hired Burrell Communications, an African American advertising and media firm. Based in Chicago and Los Angeles, the firm is owned by two African American women, McGhee Williams Osse and Faye Ferguson, both seasoned marketing and advertising professionals. Burrell Communications, founded in 1971, will assist the campaign in focusing on African [...]

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Burrell Communications Group Named Minority Marketing and Communications Firm of the Year

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Burrell Communications Launches ‘Black Is Human’ Campaign

Burrell Communications Group just launched its latest social media initiative, the “Black Is Human” campaign. According to a statement from the firm, the new project “takes an honest look at our community, celebrates its spirit and illuminates a truer picture.” The first phase of the campaign is called “Our Black Boys,” and it focuses on the [...]

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Geoscape; Multicultural Marketing Leaders Reveal Insights at New Mainstream Business Summit

(VerticalNews) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Marketing Weekly News — Geoscape, a leading provider of business intelligence technology, data and analytics, announced that it has released the first round of panel discussions for the 10th Annual New Mainstream Business Summit, occurring March 11-13, 2014 at the Conrad Hotel in Miami. The New [...]

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2014 McDonald’s Flavor Battle National DJ Competition Ends

DJ R-Tistic of Los Angeles crowned champion by celebrity DJs Spinderella, Just Blaze, DJ Clue and 2013 Flavor Battle winner OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Last night, DJ R-Tistic took home the $10,000 grand prize and major bragging rights during the 2014 McDonald’s Flavor Battle finale event. The Los Angeles native represented [...]

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McDonald’s and Harlem’s Fashion Row Strike Up Partnership

Winning look will be worn by 11th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards red carpet host OAK BROOK, Ill., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Beverages and fashion collide as McDonald’s USA has joined forces with Harlem’s Fashion Row(TM) (HFR) to launch the 2014 McCafe Student Fashion Design Competition. Students from historically black colleges and universities nationwide in [...]

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McDonald’s 365Black Awards Invites Public to Nominate Teens

Recipients will be honored during the star-studded 11th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards ceremony in New Orleans on July 5 OAK BROOK, Ill., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time ever, McDonald’s USA is looking to the community to help select this year’s Community Choice Youth Award recipients who will be honored during the [...]

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New PSA from U.S. Forest Service and Ad Council

Discover the Forest PSA Campaign Partners with Key Environmental and Nature Experts to Promote #ForestFriday Throughout the Summer WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — In an effort to motivate parents and tweens (ages 8-12) to spend more time outdoors and reconnect with nature, the U.S. Forest Service and the Ad Council launched today a new [...]

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Burrell’s “All American” Spot In The Superbowl

Burrell Communications is proud to announce the inclusion of one of our spots in the Superbowl this weekend, the most watched sporting event all year in the United States. “All American” for McDonald’s will be running in front of an expectant crowd of over 112 million viewers. Being included in the programming for Superbowl XLVII [...]

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Burrell’s Fay Ferguson On Multi-Cultural Marketing

Burrell Co-CEO Faye Ferguson’s position on Multicultural versus Cross-Cultural marketing at the ANA Multicultural conference in Miami, October 28-30: First , Gilbert I’d like to thank you, Bill and the ANA for providing a platform in which to discuss Multicultural Marketing and the importance of either a Cross-Cultural versus a Total Market approach. We are [...]

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