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A Little Grit and Grind Goes a Long Way: A Millennial’s View of Living and Working in Memphis

By Lauren Berry, Public Relations Account Coordinator My Memphis journey is a little different than most. I was a senior in high school when I signed on to run cross-country at the University of Memphis, a moment in my life that I like to call fate. Both of my parents had graduated from the UofM... View Article

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inferno Helps The Exchange Club Family Center Speak Up Against Child Abuse

For years, inferno has worked with The Exchange Club Family Center to help them speak up for victims of child abuse and domestic violence. We’ve helped design their annual report, produced their newsletter, and provided PR support to get the word out about their efforts in the Memphis community. When The Family Center decided to... View Article

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inferno Expands PR and Interactive Teams

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – inferno, a full-service advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, has appointed Lauren Berry as public relations account coordinator and Von Ralls as web developer. Berry reports to Beth Wilson, public relations manager, and Ralls reports to David Zachry, interactive manager. “Lauren’s journalism background makes her an excellent addition to our... View Article

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inferno Expands, Promotes within Account and Digital Services Departments

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – inferno, a full-service advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, has appointed Garner Lesley as project coordinator and promoted Susan Waggoner to digital marketing and advertising specialist. Lesley reports to Colleen Radish, account supervisor and Waggoner reports to David Zachry, interactive manager. “We’re continuing to build our team to support the... View Article

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See the World in Style with Eclectic Eye

Eclectic Eye is more than an eyewear retailer. With fashionable frames and first rate optometry services, they help Memphis see style in a whole new way. For years, we have used a combination of advertising, signage, and PR support to keep all eyes on them – but in an increasingly digital world, businesses need an... View Article

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Cooking Up a New Brand: Catherine & Mary’s

Great dining is about more than a solid recipe. It’s about sharing an experience. A warm bowl of pasta, garlic and spices rising to meet you. A glass of wine, hitting just the right note as you take that first sip. Family and friends sitting across from you — talking, laughing, creating memories. That’s what... View Article

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Big Wigs Put the Fun into Fundraising

Here at inferno, we love an opportunity to let our hair down and party for a good cause. Every year, Big Wig Ball mixes fun and philanthropy during a night of food, music, and libations — with proceeds benefitting Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. On June 17th, infernites Liza Routh and Tarryn Sanchez headed over to... View Article

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Eclectic Eye Donates to Hope House

At inferno, one of our core values is to care passionately. We do this by caring for each other, our clients and our community, and we’re lucky to have clients that share this same value. inferno client Eclectic Eye, values the community and gives back in various way throughout the year to enhance Memphis. One way... View Article

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inferno Expands PR Team

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – inferno, a full-service advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, has appointed Caitlin Berry and Susan Waggoner as public relations account coordinators. Previously, Waggoner served as an intern on inferno’s public relations team. Berry and Waggoner report to Beth Wilson, public relations manager. “Susan has been an excellent addition to the... View Article

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inferno Announces Additions to PR and Account Service Teams

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm, has appointed Kimbrough Taylor as digital marketing specialist and Tarryn Sanchez as account executive. Taylor reports to Beth Wilson, public relations manager, and Sanchez reports to Liza Routh, account manager. “We are thrilled to have Kimbrough and Tarryn join the inferno team,”... View Article

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inferno Acknowledged by the International Davey Awards

MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 7, 2015 – inferno, a full-service advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, was awarded seven Davey Awards in the program’s 2015 competition. The Davey Awards recognize the best in web, design, video, advertising, mobile and social work from small agencies worldwide. “It’s an honor for our work to be recognized… View Article

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inferno Honored by PRSA Memphis Chapter with Gold VOX Awards

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 9, 2015 – inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm, was awarded with two Gold VOX Awards by the Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America at the organization’s annual gala. This year’s event took place on October 22 at Minglewood Dance Studio. “This competition continuously showcases… View Article

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All in for Hope

Our friends at Hope House recently asked us to help them prepare for their Founder’s Day Luncheon — and our team was eager to step up in any way we could. We went all in on the event, providing help on three fronts: Spreading the word Because of what we do, creating an invitation and assisting with PR... View Article

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inferno Announces New Hires to Account Service and Interactive Teams

Memphis, Tenn. - inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm, has appointed Nicole Hinson as an Account Executive and Jesse Lorencz as an Art Director. Hinson reports to Colleen Radish, Account Supervisor, while Lorencz reports to Linda Corti, Associate Creative Director. “We are thrilled to have Nicole and Jesse join inferno,” said... View Article

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Fuelanthropic Friday: What We’ve Been Up To

That’s the mindset that inspired us to create Fuelanthropic, inferno’s philanthropy initiative. Each infernite receives one week of paid civic time per year, encouraging employees to choose a cause they care about and volunteer during normal work hours. Luckily, our group has a variety of interests, which allows us to give back through a diverse set of organizations... View Article

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Pre-B-Q: A Revival

Once again, we held our annual Pre-B-Q to get fired up for BBQ Fest weekend in Memphis. We invited our clients to join us for a celebration of slabs and sauce at the new and improved Tennessee Brewery before its doors closed for renovations. As always, the event was a ribbing good time, and our... View Article

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Hope House Turns 20

Hope House Celebrating twenty years. To celebrate their twentieth anniversary, our friends at Hope House asked us to create a logo they could use to highlight the achievement. Have a milestone to celebrate? We are ready to help. Let's talk.

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inferno Promotes McLaughlin and Adds Stavropoulos to Account Service Team

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm, has promoted Joe McLaughlin to Account Executive and appointed Alexis Stavropoulos as Account Coordinator. McLaughlin and Stavropoulos will report to Colleen Radish, Account Manager, and Dan O’Brien, Agency Partner. “Joe continues to provide excellent service to our clients,” said O’Brien. “He exemplifies... View Article

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inferno Receives Recognition from the American Advertising Federation

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm, took home five Gold ADDY Awards and one Silver ADDY Award from the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Memphis Chapter’s 2014 ADDY Awards. Additionally, inferno was awarded with a Silver and Bronze ADDY Award from the American Advertising Federation of Northeast Arkansas for... View Article

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inferno Appoints Jackson Knight as Associate Copywriter

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design, and public relations firm, today announced the addition of Jackson Knight as Associate Copywriter to its award-winning creative team. Knight reports to Michael Overton, Creative Director and Agency Partner. “Throughout his internship, Jackson proved to be a great addition to our copywriting department. And, just as importantly, Jackson... View Article

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inferno Marks National Philanthropy Day with Fuelanthropic Event

MEMPHIS, Tenn.  — inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm, celebrated National Philanthropy Day on November 15 with a lunch event to recognize employees for their volunteer contributions within the community. The event featured guest speaker Brandon Bland from BRIDGES, USA and acknowledged the 77% increase of staff participation in the agency’s... View Article

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inferno Acknowledged by the 2013 International Davey Awards

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design, and public relations firm, received 11 Davey Awards in the organization’s 2013 competition. The Davey Awards is an international creative awards competition focused exclusively on honoring outstanding creative work from the best small firms worldwide. inferno’s winning work, including the award levels, categories and specific client... View Article

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inferno Donates More Than $1,000 to Hope House

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm, supported Hope House by attending the nonprofit’s annual fundraising event, the Hopes and Dreams Luncheon, on October 16. Several of inferno’s employees made individual contributions to Hope House and the agency matched these donations, bringing the total amount donated to more than... View Article

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inferno Adds Web Developer to Interactive Team

MEMPHIS, Tenn.  — inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design, and public relations firm, today announced the appointment of Kathleen Sarkady as Web Developer. She will report to David Zachry, Interactive Manager and Tim Sellers, Agency Partner. “We’re thrilled to add Kathleen to our team,” said Zachry. “Her strong background in user experience, planning and design... View Article

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inferno Hosts Fuelanthropic Happy Hour

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm, celebrated the dedicated members of its Fuelanthropic program with a special happy hour in the city’s South Main district. The event, which included several agency employees and representatives from local organizations, honored 9 members for their ongoing volunteer efforts within the community. As... View Article

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inferno Work Garners Recognition from Local Competition

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm, today announced the agency received Silver ADDY Awards from the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Memphis Chapter. inferno was recognized for its self-promotional piece titled “Thinking Cup,” which was delivered to agency clients as holiday gifts. Michael Overton, Agency Partner and Creative Director, also... View Article

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inferno Supports Hope House with Souper Bowl Competition

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – inferno, a full-service advertising, marketing, design and public relations firm, kicked off 2013 with its inaugural Souper Bowl competition in celebration of Super Bowl XLVII. The competition supported the agency’s 2013 beneficiary, Hope House, which works to improve the quality of life for HIV-impacted children and their families by addressing their educational, social,... View Article