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2011-07-28 11:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco based media agency Mediasmith announced today that Board of Directors member Preston Bealle is joining the company on a full-time basis as SVP, Director, New York. Bealle will assume New Business Development responsibilities on a national basis with emphasis on New York. Bealle has a strong track record in advertising and the digital marketplace with years of executive level agency, client and site side experience which he brings to...

2011-03-03 12:29:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The good news continues to roll in for digital media agency, Mediasmith. In conjunction with the opening of their New York City office, announced earlier in February, Mediasmith has acquired two new clients: the non-profit organization, Breastcancer.org and Touch of Fabulous, an online luxury consumer goods business offering personal shopping services. "Mediasmith is pleased to associate with both of these fine organizations in concert with...

2011-02-10 15:26:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After a very successful 2010, San Francisco based media agency Mediasmith has announced that they have opened an office in New York City. This office will complement their long established headquarters in San Francisco, and their Los Angeles based office that opened in early 2010. "In conjunction with our offices in San Francisco and Southern California, this is the next logical step towards virtual national coverage," said Mediasmith CEO and...

2010-07-08 14:28:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco based media agency Mediasmith took home Best Digital Media Plan of the Year at the sfBIG 2010 BIG Star Awards on June 24th for its Haiti Earthquake Relief campaign for World Vision. The San Francisco Bay Interactive Group (sfBIG) held its first ever BIG Star Awards, recognizing the best among local agencies, ad campaigns, and industry leaders. Mediasmith's campaign for World Vision ranked top among other campaigns including finalists...

2010-05-20 14:41:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco based media agency Mediasmith announced today it has tapped Bill Frash as SVP, New Business Development. Frash will be at the forefront of all of Mediasmith's new business ventures while also building and maintaining partnerships with creative agencies. Before joining Mediasmith, Frash served as the SVP New Business Development for Carat & ICG for more than 20 years, where he landed accounts such as Samsung Wireless, Hyundai / Kia...

2010-04-22 13:54:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco based media agency Mediasmith announced today the appointment of John Cate as EVP and General Manager. Cate will assume media management responsibilities in addition to joining the Mediasmith Executive Committee. Cate offers years of executive level agency experience to the Mediasmith management team. He has expertise in integrating traditional and digital media, and has worked with a diverse array of clients, including packaged goods,...

2010-01-27 13:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital advertising media agency Mediasmith announced the addition of Jim Spanfeller, David Carlick and Preston Bealle to the Mediasmith Board of Directors. David L. Smith, CEO and Founder of Mediasmith, said, "These appointments bring Mediasmith broader experience consistent with our direction and goals, helping to enable and support the anticipated rapid growth in 2010." Spanfeller, Chairman Emeritus of the IAB, Treasurer of the OPA and former...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
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