Holly Springs, NC (PressExposure) November 10, 2008 -- 919 Marketing company, a leading Triangle-based marketing and public relations firm, announced today the hiring of two new account executives. Frank Graff and Matt Vaughan have joined the 919 team to meet the companyâs growing list of new accounts.
âCompanies need to stand out to gain a competitive edge in a weakened economy and because of that weâre seeing a growing demand for our services,â says David Chapman, founder and CEO of 919 Marketing Company, who has been working in the field for more than 20 years. âBoth Frank and Matt will be great additions to the 919 team and can help our clients grow their businesses.â
Frank Graff brings 25 years of television news reporting experience to 919 and his work has been recognized by the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. Before joining 919, Frank was a reporter with WNCN-TV in Raleigh and has also reported for television stations in Cincinnati, Baltimore and Norfolk. In 2002, he won a national and local Emmy award for his coverage of riots in Cincinnati. Frank has also covered science, politics and the military, and was granted an audience with Pope John Paul the Second in Rome before the popeâs 1995 U.S. visit. He is a graduate of Ohio University with degrees in Journalism and Political Science.
Matt Vaughan spent several years as a newspaper reporter in Wilmington, Camp Lejeune, and in Roanoke Rapids before moving into public relations. He has experience working on several local and national accounts in banking, architecture, real estate and sports. Matt has also managed media outreach at large events and implemented new media techniques for several clients. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a degree in Communications.
919 is one of the Triangleâs top 10 marketing and public relations firms with a successful track record. Last month, 919 opened a satellite office in Washington, D.C. with plans to establish a name among non-profit organizations and associations.
âAs our business continues to grow we locate the best talent to help manage our expanding list of accounts,â adds Chapman. â Frank and Matt both bring a lot of experience to the firm and will provide invaluable counsel and support to our clients.â
About 919 Marketing Company 919 Marketing Company is a hybrid business consulting and marketing communications firm, located just minutes from North Carolinaâs Research Triangle Park. With a team of seasoned, senior level consultants, 919 develops award-winning business strategies and provides the marketing horsepower required to produce clear, measurable and recognizable results. 919 has helped clients such as Kerr Drug, Unilever, and Hosted Solutions.
To take your company to the next level, call 919.557.7890 or visit: http://www.919marketing.com