Speaker Meeting 9/30: Hillary Traylor

Join us tonight (9/30) at 7:30 p.m. in MLC 101 to hear from Hillary Traylor of 22squared.

Hillary Traylor is currently the Associate Director of Social Media for 22squared in Atlanta. Hillary graduated from University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism with a degree in Public Relations. She has extensive experience with social media, including three years as Social Media Strategy Supervisor at JWT. We are looking forward to hearing Hillary’s advice on how to effectively use social media within the field of advertising!

Speaker Meeting 9/23: Adam Wexler of Insightpool

Adam Wexler is the Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Insightpool, The Leader in Social Engagement Activation. The software helps many of the most innovative brands in the world like Coca Cola, The Home Depot and Warner Brothers drive their social goals and develop stronger relationships with their most relevant influencers, prospects and customers. Insightpool was spawned from the creative social media marketing tactics Wexler employed on his prior startup, GoRankem, where they sought to reach a wide audience on a non-existent marketing budget (outside of being the first successful web startup to successfully raise money via Kickstarter’s crowdfunding platform). Over the years, Adam has been invited to speak in front of thousands of students and event attendees about social media and entrepreneurship. Additionally, Adam has written for a wide variety of publications such as The Huffington Post, Digiday and Direct Marketing News. At different times, Adam has also been the voice behind numerous brands on social media including Sprite, NCAA March Madness and the band Cracker.

Join us at 7:30 pm in MLC room 101 to hear more from Adam.

Ad Club Membership Form & Dues due Tuesday, 9/23

Don’t forget to submit your Ad Club Membership Form and dues of $70 to Donna LeBlond in room 215 of the Journalism building by this Tuesday, September 23. 2014-2015MembershipForm

Speaker Meeting 9/16: James Baylor, Cox Media Group

James Baylor has been the Senior Sales Recruiter at Cox Media Group in Atlanta for almost five years. James received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Georgia State University in 1990, and his previous employments include Recruiter at Diversified Human Resources, President of Corporate Development Services, Inc., and Talent Acquisition Manager at Corporate Development Search, LLC. As the Senior Advertising and Media Sales Recruiter for Cox, James has invaluable advice for future advertising professionals, and we are looking forward to hearing him speak on Tuesday, September 16!

Talking Dog Application

Talking Dog applications are due September 23, 2014, by 5 pm. Please compete the questionnaire and turn it in to Jennifer Griffith in Grady 247 along with a copy of your resume. If applying for either a copywriter or art director position, please e-mail examples of your work to talkingdogadvertising@gmail.com. tdapplication