July 17, 2012
Contact: Angi Ramos, Nyhus Communications, 206.323.3733, firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen Sung and Jonna Bell join the Nyhus team, bringing more than 25 years of combined industry experience
SEATTLE – July 17, 2012 – Nyhus Communications, an award-winning strategic communications and advocacy firm, today announced that Karen Sung has joined the company as director of public relations and Jonna Bell as account manager of marketing.
Sung leads the public relations client service teams and program execution. As part of the agency’s executive team, she sets the company’s client service strategies and helps chart the company’s direction. Sung brings to Nyhus a bevy of experience managing large, international PR campaigns for Microsoft. With more than 15 years in the public relations and communications field, Sung’s strategic guidance and media relations skills have helped organizations establish a corporate identity, launch new products and differentiate themselves from the competition.
Bell will spearhead Nyhus’ marketing service offering and comes to Nyhus with a decade of experience strategizing marketing campaigns for the built environment and consumer products. She’s also an expert in digital communications and social media. Throughout her career, Jonna has helped creative and private companies launch new products, programs and services that fit their brand and market needs; develop content strategy; establish and grow an online presence and social media strategy; grow corporate social responsibility; build identity in new markets; and establish new or refreshed brand identities.
With these two new additions, Nyhus will continue to provide premier services to regional, national and international clients through integrated communications and marketing campaigns. A nimble, creative agency with offices in Seattle and Washington, D.C., Nyhus Communications provides full-service public relations, public affairs, marketing and social media services to clients around the world. Nyhus’ expertise includes working with clients in a variety of industries including technology, life sciences, clean technology, financial services, and real estate and development.
Sung is a seasoned agency and corporate public relations professional. Her diverse background most recently included leading PR and communications at Callison, a global architecture and design firm, where she worked with the CEO and executive team to develop and execute firm-wide marketing campaigns in targeted practice markets and services.
Prior to Callison, Sung worked at Waggener Edstrom Worldwide counseling multiple high-profile and successful campaigns for Microsoft, including Microsoft HealthVault, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office Live, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Virtualization strategy, MSN, Office for the Mac, and Windows Live. With deep experience working with technology products and services, Sung’s role at Nyhus will include partnering with diverse clients to develop innovative campaigns.
As an account manager, Bell brings more than a decade of experience in marketing communications and new media for business-to-business and business-to-consumer companies. With a collaborative and creative approach, she guides strategic, cross-channel programs that connect brands with customers or clients and positively impact business goals.
Prior to joining Nyhus, Bell led marketing and content strategy at Callison, a global architecture and design firm where she built industry and client awareness of the firm through development of their digital presence, social media strategy for business-to-business and new media engagement. She also developed and implemented the firm’s corporate communications strategy including communications support for acquisitions of U.S.-based and China-based companies.
About Nyhus Communications
Founded in 1994, Nyhus Communications is an award-winning agency providing strategic communications and advocacy services for clients around the world. The well-connected Nyhus team includes specialists in public relations, public affairs, marketing and social media, allowing them to deploy the precise combination of resources needed to best serve each client’s unique needs. The agency specializes in integrated campaigns, thought leadership and corporate responsibility, and is known for its candid, strategic and creative approach. Nyhus focuses on personalized customer service, developing true partnerships, and consistently delivering exceptional results. For more information, visit www.nyhus.com.
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