VOL. 111 | NO. 61 | Friday, March 28, 1997
Sutton Reid Advertising is the new name of the former Sutton Advertising
Sutton Reid Advertising is the new name of the former Sutton Advertising. The firm has added political media consultant Steven Reid as a partner. Reid, formerly president of Reid Strategies Media, has provided campaign services for several Arkansas politicians including Blanche Lambert Lincoln, Bobby Hogue and Wayne Wagner. His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Campaign Magazine and other publications.
The Public Relations Society of America will meet Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. at the Fogelman Executive Center at the University of Memphis. The speaker will be Jim Redmond, a professor of journalism at the U of M. He will discuss motivating the media and its possible impact on public relations. The cost is $25 for guests. For more information, call Toni Boland at 757-6393.
The University of Memphis departments of communication and journalism will host the 1997 Urban Communication Conference April 11-12. "Communication and Community: Driving the Public Agenda" will emphasize links between public communication and community building among a diverse urban population. Speakers include Dr. Diana Prentice Carlin, professor of communication at the University of Kansas and a member of the 1996 National Presidential Debate Commission; U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr.; and Dr. John Bakke, chairman of the U of M department of communication. For more information, call Dr. Gray Matthews at 678-3191.