Looks like Seattle is on the hiring trend again. Case and point: Seattle’s hi-tech public relations firm Imagio/JWT has just hired eight new employees. The new staff members will be reporting to Imagio/JWT Enterprise Division VP Ray Vincenveo.
Seattle.internet.com has learned that the hiring is the result of a surge in the number of new clients secured by the company’s enterprise division. Imagio’s enterprise division focuses on software companies involved in the B2B arena.
The team of eight bring to Imagio an interesting combination of media experience, ranging from
radio production in Germany to news editing with CNN’s Washington D.C. bureau:
Rob Alley, associate account executive, brings a strong technology and marketing background to Imagio|JWT. Prior to joining the agency, Alley worked at ABC Software, where he promoted and marketed management software within the hospitality industry. Alley also worked as a consultant with
Miller-Nicholson Inc., focusing on the automotive industry.
Christine Castle, associate account executive, comes to Imagio|JWT from the German-American Council for Business, where she served as executive director. Castle also worked for Hessian Public Broadcasting in Germany as a project manager, radio news producer and reporter.
Kelly Kutchinsky, associate account executive, has a strong background in media production, journalism and public affairs. Before joining Imagio|JWT, Kutchinsky completed an internship with BDP Media Solutions in London and worked as an editorial assistant with CNN’s Washington, D.C. bureau.
Jeff Schwinkendorf, assistant account executive, worked as a stockbroker for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and served as the director of marketing for Cosse’ International prior to joining Imagio|JWT.
Carolyne Jun, account coordinator, brings public relations experience to Imagio|JWT from internships with Earle Palmer Brown and Domus Inc. She also has worked as a research analyst for the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.
Heidi Litzenberger, account coordinator, comes to Imagio/JWT from Pacific Publishing, where she worked as a sales representative.
Katie McCarthy, account coordinator, served as a reporter for the Enumclaw
Courier-Herald before joining Imagio/JWT.
Kyla Rieger, account coordinator, comes to Imagio|JWT after working as a
sales associate in the Alaskan tourist industry. Her primary
responsibilities will be editorial outreach, research and support of
Imagio|JWT’s wireless clients.