Today is the first day of Shocktober here at Fahlgren Mortine, and it’s the start of our holiday season filled with CEOs hiding in closets and prank phone calls from clients. In fact, when Neil Mortine called to offer me a job as a senior account executive with his firm several years ago, luring me […]
Philanthropy and community engagement have always been a part of the culture at Fahlgren Mortine. A few years ago, we collapsed three business units into one while also expanding office locations. This required associates to collaborate in new ways, and it wasn’t always easy. During this period of transition, Operation Feed was introduced to the […]
With passion, dedication and one goal in mind, thousands of cyclists took to the streets this weekend for the sixth annual Pelotonia. Pelotonia is more than just a bike ride; it is a three-day experience that includes cycling, entertainment and volunteerism. Over the past six years, thousands of Pelotonia riders have raised more than $70 […]
Many people have opinions – positive and negative – about advertising agencies and public relations firms. So how does working in an agency compare to being on the client side? Having spent more than half of my career in a client role, and nearly half on the agency side, I’ve seen a lot of positives […]
Twelve short weeks ago, I graduated from The Ohio State University with 10,200 fellow Buckeyes. The very next morning, I found myself in a client engagement meeting at Fahlgren Mortine, excited to start my first full-time position as a corporate communications intern. Despite the whirlwind of emotions this quick transition left me with, I’m glad […]
We are often asked, “what makes a good relationship with a client?” And having been a client myself, I recall what I valued most in my company’s relationship with an agency when I answer that question. Like any relationship – whether personal or business – it boils down to three key attributes: trust, transparency and […]
When people outside of advertising find out that I make my living as a creative director, their first response is often a wistful, “Wow, I could never do that. I’m just not creative.”
You did it. You survived college and earned your first professional job. Tomorrow is your first day at the marketing and communications firm you set your eye on during your sophomore year of college. This. Is. Happening. Now what?
After announcing the acquisition of Turner PR as an independent wholly owned subsidiary of Fahlgren Mortine in January, Neil Mortine and Christine Turner took a few minutes to chat about updates, future goals, favorite travel destinations, and more. Check out last week’s post to see what Chris had to say.
Most people in our part of the world welcome spring for the warmer weather, chirping birds and of course, open-toed shoes. But those of us in the agency world, at least those of us at Fahlgren Mortine, get excited this time of year because it’s awards season.