Tag: Sachs Media Group

Jim RosicaAugust 12, 2016

It’s a homecoming for Matt Ubben in his new job. Ubben, who has been president of Floridians for Better Transportation (FBT), will be the next executive director of the Florida Transportation Commission, according to a Thursday press release. He was its public affairs director in the late 1990s. Ubben now replaces Brad Swanson as administrative head of the commission. The […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 29, 2016

A new Survey Monkey poll of voters in Congressional District 5 reveals how Al Lawson intends to unseat Democratic incumbent Rep. Corrine Brown. The poll starts off innocuously, with standard “Who are you more likely to vote for?” and “Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Al Lawson?” questions. Then the survey moves […]

Peter SchorschApril 1, 2016

Sachs Media Group announced changes in its public affairs division Friday with the promotion of Herbie Thiele to Vice President/Director of Public Affairs, Drew Piers as the Deputy of that division, and the departure of veteran communicator Ryan Banfill, who is hanging out his own shingle. Banfill, with the firm’s support and encouragement, is opening his own […]

Staff ReportsNovember 12, 2015

The Department of Economic Opportunity today announced Morgan L. McCord will take over as the agency’s new Press Secretary. DEO Executive Director Jesse Panuccio welcomed McCord, a longtime communications pro, to the department in a statement Thursday afternoon. “Morgan’s strong relationships with the media will help DEO share what Florida is doing to promote economic growth and employment opportunities […]

Phil AmmannJuly 27, 2015

Sachs Media Group (SMG), the state’s leading independent public relations firm, named internationally acclaimed designer and creative director Anosh Gill to lead its creative team. Gill’s addition to the roster of top professionals will help SMG continue as one of Florida’s foremost communications enterprises, a renowned provider of advertising, branding and digital services. “Anosh is […]

Phil AmmannApril 2, 2015

J.M. “Mac” Stipanovich has entered a new collaboration with public affairs communications firm Sachs Media Group (SMG) on a series of select public affairs and other special projects. Stipanovich, a lobbyist with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, will consult with SMG on particular public education initiatives, serving clients who can benefit most from extensive public affairs experience. “I’ve admired ‘Mac’ […]


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