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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 living [...]

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Disney Dreamers Academy on Windy City LIVE

Ellen Brandon-Calhoun of Disney Dreamers Academy appeared on Windy City LIVE this morning to announce the opening of the nomination period for the fifth year of the Disney Dreamers Academy, in which 100 high school students are chosen based upon essay submissions for four days of immersive education workshops designed to help students aged 13-18 [...]

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Celebs Pack Mahalia Jackson Theater at McDonald’s 365Black Awards

NEW ORLEANS — (July 6, 2012) — Entertainers, professional athletes, political figures and hundreds of citizens from across the nation packed the Mahalia Jackson Theater in New Orleans today for the 2012 McDonald’s® 365Black® Awards, an annual event honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community. Hundreds of guests attended the ninth [...]

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Fred Hammond To Headline McDonald’s Gospel Tour

Grammy-Winning Gospel Artist Fred Hammond Brings Soul-Stirring Sounds to 2012 McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour 8 May 2012 PR Newswire (U.S.) Nine-city tour to also feature gospel artists Byron Cage, Canton Jones, Vashawn Mitchell and others OAK BROOK, Ill., May 8, 2012 – McDonald’s USA today announced multi-award winning gospel artist Fred Hammond will headline [...]

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Burrell Wins 2012 Silver Hugo

BURRELL COMMUNICATIONS GROUP WINS 2012 HUGO TELEVISION SILVER AWARD (Chicago, IL) April 18, 2012 — Burrell Communications, a full-service marketing and communications agency, wins Silver Hugo Award for the Annual 48th Hugo Television Awards of 2012. Burrell received the following three wins; the Hugo Silver Fast Food Award for McDonald’s TV “Step Up To the [...]

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Tom Burrell To Receive 2012 NYF Hall of Fame Award

NEW YORK, April 17, 2012, — Tom Burrell, founder and chairman emeritus of Burrell Communications, is set to be honored with the New York Festivals Hall of Fame Award. Burrell will presented the award on Thursday, May 3, at the 55th annual International Advertising Award’s New York Show. Burrell, acclaimed adman, author, and self-taught cultural [...]

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An Impromptu Duet With Eric Benet

Burrell Communication’s Teccara Carmack, Assistant Media Planner, rose to the challenge of accompanying Eric Benet when he needed a voice for his duet for a magnificent performance during a recent visit to Burrell. We are so proud of the amazing, world-class talent here in our offices. Great job Teccara! write college essays for money

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Black Media Reality Check Agenda

On March 23, Burrell Communications will host the Black Media Reality Check: Navigating Change and Challenges in the 21st Century. We welcome Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr., CEO of Black Enterprise Magazine, as a featured speaker during our keynote presentations. Please join us for an unprecedented discussion on the emerging trends in technology, broadcasting, publishing and [...]

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Burrell Conference To Address Changes In Black Media

Leading African-American Ad Agency Burrell Communications Group to Hold First-Ever Conference Addressing Changing Dynamics of Black Media Landscape African-American Media Experts, Black Media Enterprises to Meet in Chicago March 23, 2012 CHICAGO (March 1, 2012) – Sharing their deep knowledge of both the African-American consumer market and the rapidly changing dynamics of the advertising industry, [...]

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Burrell’s Fay Ferguson on the Tom Joyner Morning Show

Today, Burrell Communication Group’s Co-CEO Fay Ferguson was a guest on the Tom Joyner Morning Show where she was interviewed by CNN anchor and political commentator Roland Martin. She shared her insights on the importance of race, culture and identity from the perspective of the consumer. Through the results of Burrell Communication’s groundbreaking, comprehensive Project [...]

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