Hanson Hosein Sounds Off on the Communication Age

Last week, Weber Shandwick Seattle was happy to welcome back our old friend Hanson Hosein for a quick lunch and learn session. A former NBC News war correspondent, Emmy award winner, filmmaker, director of the University of Washington’s Communication Leadership graduate program, host of the current affairs show Four Peaks and head of the HRH […]

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Four Peaks Spotlight: Sandra Jackson-Dumont

Picking up where we left off with our Four Peaks Spotlight Series, we’re featuring guests from upcoming Four Peaks episodes. Four Peaks is a current affairs program created in partnership with the University of Washington’s Master of Communication in Digital Media (UW MCDM) program and UWTV. Host Hanson Hosein recently spoke with Seattle Art Museum (SAM) Deputy Director for […]

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Behind the Scenes at Four Peaks

Although Four Peaks episodes become polished pieces of television art once they go live, the tapings are actually a production labor of love…one with makeup sessions, a plethora of wires and soundchecks that require a team of creative and dedicated professionals. Weber Shandwick Seattle’s partnership with UWTV afforded us an opportunity to sneak a behind-the-scenes […]

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Four Peaks Spotlight: Robin Held

Continuing with our Four Peaks Spotlight Series, host Hanson Hosein spoke with Reel Grrls Executive Director Robin Held about her dynamic storytelling approach to impacting a young generation of educated media consumers and producers. Reel Grrls, a non-profit arts and media training program for girls ages 9-19, seeks to empower young women from diverse communities to realize […]

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Four Peaks Spotlight: Hanson Hosein

Recently, we sat down with Four Peaks show host Hanson Hosein to have him explain Four Peaks’ mission and to provide insight around Seattle’s rich storytelling community. Take a look: Q: Why do you feel that “Seattle could be the storytelling capital of the country in the 21st century” and what do you feel differentiates […]

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Four Peaks Spotlight: Todd Bishop

Hanson Hosein, host of  Four Peaks, recently spoke with GeekWire co-founder and acclaimed tech writer Todd Bishop about his transition to owning his own publication and lessons learned through engaging new audiences. GeekWire, a locally-based independent technology news site and online community, covers people, companies and innovations emerging from the Pacific Northwest. As a sponsor of Four […]

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Launching Our Four Peaks Spotlight Series

This year Weber Shandwick Seattle is thrilled to partner with Four Peaks, a monthly current affairs show created in partnership with the University of Washington’s Master of Communication in Digital Media (UW MCDM) program and UWTV. Episodes tap into the Pacific Northwest’s rich network of experts and visionaries in innovation, community, entrepreneurship and entertainment who […]

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Embarking on a 24-Hour Tech Detox: National Day of Unplugging

I’ll be the first to admit, I’m addicted to technology. My day revolves around gadgets—my iPhone wakes me up in the morning, I listen to Spotify as I get ready and on my way to work, I’m glued to my email throughout the day, I communicate with friends and family via text, I rely on […]

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Post-CES: The Show’s Continued Impact on Society

Now that everyone’s favorite technology show has been powered down until next January, it’s time to reflect on this year’s hottest trends and speculate how they will influence our personal and professional lives in the year ahead. We recently informed you that Hanson Hosein, the Director of the Master of Communication in Digital Media program […]

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