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Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications Promotes Jennie Miller to Director

Tanner Friedman founding partners Don Tanner and Matt Friedman today announced Jennie Miller has been promoted to Director at the firm. During her tenure with the agency, Miller has implemented a wide range of successful, award-winning communications campaigns and has provided counsel, strategy and support for clients ranging from nonprofit organizations and start-up entrepreneurs to … Continued

Simone Biles Overcomes – And We All Win

Breakfast over Wheaties was especially sweet this morning upon learning of Simone Biles picking up a bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics after a week of turmoil and anguish. And, we have just learned, adding to that tumult was the loss of her aunt in recent weeks. Her entire experience and public reaction have taught … Continued

Tanner Friedman Honored with 2021 International Hermes Creative Awards

Farmington Hills, Mich. (May 3, 2021) – The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) has awarded Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications two international Gold 2021 Hermes Creative Awards for successful communications campaigns. In the category of Pandemic Response, Tanner Friedman’s work for Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency won Gold. While the nonprofit organization has been … Continued

Until Networking Events Return, We Have LinkedIn

As many professionals transitioned from in-person business card exchanges to virtual networking over the last year, LinkedIn, perhaps more than any other social media platform, has allowed meaningful collaboration and relationship-building to continue from our remote work locations. While the pandemic has certainly impacted our “where” and “when”, we still have our “why” – our … Continued

Imperfect Storm in Texas Begs Questions, Answers

As we continue to watch the dangerous trials and tribulations of those residing in Texas and contiguous states, calls for investigations into what exactly happened and why are almost as loud as those for help. This after more than a week of unwieldy weather and hundreds of thousands still without power and safe drinking water. … Continued

In Dick Kernen We Lost An Industry Titan

Much has been written on the passing this week of broadcast industry legend Dick Kernen, including a storied career that began in the 1950s and included iconic stays at WXYZ-AM and WRIF-FM where he hired a teenage Arthur Penhallow. I had the great honor of working with Dick on many occasions over the years and … Continued