What to Expect this Year in Media & Politics – January Newsletter
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At Ceisler Media & Issue Advocacy, we’re looking forward to 2019 as an exciting year locally, statewide and on the federal level. To that end, you’ll find articles in this newsletter by our team, anticipating what’s upcoming in Congress, the state legislature and the political scenes in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. We’re also eager to see how media plays a role in key decisions.
You can also read news here of what’s going on in our shop, including a video blog from our multimedia designer, Will Jara, showing the steps he took to design Ceisler Media’s sharp new logo.
There’s client news and a few fun stories. Take some time to look over this newsletter. I think you’ll enjoy it.
And let me take a moment to wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous new year.
Larry Ceisler Principal, Ceisler Media & Issue Advocacy
What to Expect in Politics in 2019
Our team is filled with seasoned politicos who use their knowledge of what's happening at various levels of government to advise our clients on their communication strategies. Learn more from Max Weisman, Kurt Knaus, Larry Miller and Caitlin O'Connor on the blog.
Inside Our Logo Design Process
We have a sharp new logo accentuating Ceisler Media’s mission of moving forward. In this video blog, Will Jara, our multimedia designer, shows the inspiration and thought process behind our innovative look.
Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Nick Foles pumped up the crowd at The NovaCare Complex at a recent event promoting the partnership between the Philadelphia Children’s Alliance and the Eagles. We appreciate Nick for all he has done to support PCA -- as well as bringing Philly its first Lombardi Trophy and making a great run toward another.
The Anti-Defamation League will honor FS Investments and Michael Forman, FS Investment’s co-founder, chairman and CEO, as recipients of the 41st annual ADL Americanism Award.
ICYMI: Client Highlights
Wesley Family Services hosted a fun holiday party in Pittsburgh for its creative arts program. Our thanks to Disney’s Princess Jasmine and WTAE-TV anchor Mike Clark, who sang for the crowd.
Leaders from Camelot Education joined officials in Genoa, IL to celebrate the new location of Camelot’s Northwest Center for Autism.
AmeriHealth Caritas Chairman and CEO Paul Tufano is in the dignity business.
Women’s Community Revitalization Project recently took actions to hold Philadelphia accountable over public land sales.
Walmart in Western PA helped needy children and promoted good community relations with its “Shop with a Cop” event.
Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages donated winter coats for Central Jersey families
Welcome to Mary Gebbia, Ceisler Media’s new Administrative Associate. Mary joins our team from Merakey Services, where she was a therapeutic support staffer. Her role and responsibilities are vast at the firm – she keeps all three offices on track, directly supports our operations and makes sure Larry gets to where he needs to be on time.
Congratulations to Elizabeth Stoner, who has been promoted to Senior Manager of Digital & Creative Services. Elizabeth has been with Ceisler Media since 2014 and directs the expanding digital and creative services our firm offers. She is constantly evolving with new industry trends and makes sure we are offering the latest digital campaign ideas for our clients.
Congratulations also to Courtney Accurti on her promotion to Senior Associate. Courtney has been part of our firm since 2015 and leads a wide range of client activities. She also doubles as the firm’s expert copy editor when any of her teammates need a second set of eyes.
Figure Skating Champion
Harrisburg Senior Associate Courtney Accurti (third from left) and her synchronized skating squad Team Delaware Adult synchronized skating squad (representing University of Delaware Figure Skating Club) recently finished with the highest technical score in a national competition in Michigan.
What We're Reading
Our favorite TV show, “This is Us,” returns tonight on NBC. Here’s Larry Ceisler’s take on the realism (or lack thereof) of Randall Pearson’s longshot run for Philadelphia City Council.
Larry Ceisler reflects on his recent visits to POTUS libraries in the Trump era on Smerconish.com.
We enjoy our partnership with American Airlines. Check out this story of a very Good Samaritan.