Governor of International Marketing Group Announced

Jamie Johansen

Charleston|Orwig announces agency President Marcy Tessman has been elected to a 3-year term as Governor of TAAN Worldwide. TAAN is an international alliance of marketing communications agencies. TAAN is one of the largest independent networks of advertising and communications agencies and has been around since 1936. Today they have 51 member companies operating in 32 countries and 67 cities. “Marcy …

Advertising, Agency, Charleston Orwig, Food

Charleston|Orwig Hires Pinke, Bryant

Melissa Sandfort

Charleston|Orwig recently added two veteran food industry communicators to its growing team. Katie Pinke (pictured right), a former marketing and information director for the North Dakota Department of Agriculture, was named business director. Lisa Bryant (pictured below left) brings nearly 20 years of communications and integrated marketing experience, with an emphasis in the beef industry, to her new role as …

Agency, Agribusiness, Charleston Orwig

Charleston|Orwig Named A Top Wisconsin Workplace

Jamie Johansen

For the fourth consecutive year, Charleston|Orwig, Inc. has been recognized as one of the Top Workplaces in Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s award program honors companies that rank among the best for their commitment to providing an outstanding workplace. Charleston|Orwig ranked eighth among companies with fewer than 150 employees. They were recognized for providing a family-like atmosphere where dogs are …

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Charleston|Orwig Promotes Gale & Tessmann

Chuck Zimmerman

Congratulations to Mark Gale and Marcy Tessmann! They have both just received significant promotions at Charleston|Orwig. Mark Gale has been promoted to chief executive officer of the Wisconsin-based communications consultancy firm. Marcy Tessmann has been promoted to president. Lyle Orwig remains as chairman and will continue to be an active and central figure in the agency’s day-to-day operations and long-range …

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Charleston|Orwig A Year Later

Chuck Zimmerman

It was just a year ago that Cindy interviewed Mark Gale, Charleston|Orwig, while attending World Dairy Expo. That started a series of ZimmCasts with the leadership of advertising and public relations agencies. Now we’ve come full circle. At this year’s World Dairy Expo I visited with Brittany Unterweger, Account Supervisor for the agency. The agency was having a very busy …

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Did you Miss World Dairy Expo?

Cindy Zimmerman

If you missed the 2010 World Dairy Expo, you missed a lot! Here’s some of the posts we did on World Dairy Diary – including audio, video and photos that you are welcome to download or link to. Amazing Results in Boosting Milk Fat Levels – interview with Dr. Scott Bascom, a nutritionist with Cooperative Plus in Wisconsin. How Lower …

Charleston Orwig, Dairy, Novus International, World Dairy Expo

Alpharma’s Reach Teach and Learn Program

Cindy Zimmerman

Alpharma Animal Health is reaching out to teach young people more about agriculture through a grassroots educational program called “Reach Teach and Learn.” The company launched the program earlier this year at the 2009 Agriculture in the Classroom Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The program supports local school districts and colleges through initiatives that encourage students to learn more about …

Audio, Charleston Orwig, Education, World Dairy Expo, Youth

Charleston Orwig is Legendary in the Dairy Business

Cindy Zimmerman

Charleston Orwig must have more dairy industry related clients than any other communications agency in the country, which makes sense since they are located literally in the heartland of the state synonymous with dairy production – Hartland, Wisconsin. At World Dairy Expo this year they are working with a number of clients – including Alpharma, Arm and Hammer animal nutrition, …

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