Defying Convention: A Conversation with Tom Douglas

Whether you’re living in Seattle or just visiting the city, you’ve probably been to one of Tom Douglas’ restaurants. A household name here in Seattle and winner of three James Beard awards, Tom opened his first restaurant, the Dahlia Lounge, in 1989. Today, with his wife and partner, Jackie Cross, Tom now owns nearly 20 […]

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Weber Shandwick Introduces wpForGlass

Emerging technologies continue to change the landscape of storytelling by offering new ways for brands across the board to share their narrative with their audience. To help clients navigate these new waters, Weber Shandwick has assembled a creative technology team to experiment with and create applications that compliment the latest tech innovations. Today the team […]

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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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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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Time for PR to Push the Innovation Envelope

I can’t think of a more exciting industry to be in at the moment. Eight years since I first stepped foot into a PR agency and my parents still can’t figure out what exactly I do for a living. They’re smart folks, it’s not their fault. My job and this industry is constantly evolving. Eight […]

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#CMRetreat 2012 – Key Takeaways and Learnings

A couple weeks ago, I attended the Content Marketing Retreat (#CMRetreat) hosted by Fusionspark Media along with Chris Sewell, our content director at Weber Shandwick. Having missed the first annual retreat, I was excited to finally head across the sound to beautiful Langley, WA for a day of big learning. The Retreat exceeded my expectations […]

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Global Health: Bringing it Home

I met Judith in 1998, in Siaya, Kenya. She spoke quietly of the baby girl she had lost to malaria which had infected her child’s brain. Judith later turned her tragedy into resolve to save other mothers and children from a similar fate. She trained to become a community health worker and soon spent hours every day walking dusty roads to diagnose and […]

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Washington state is leading the “new economy” revolution

According to the 2010 State New Economy Index, released last week by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Washington is at the forefront of creating a new economy that is global and innovation-based in nature. Other leading states are Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The study notes that […]

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