Tag: public relations

Big Fish: Q & A With the Co-Founders of Planit, Baltimore’s Ad Agency for a New Age

BFFs: Matt Doud and Ed Callahan, co-founders of Planit

In November, 2014, Ad Age named Baltimore’s Planit one of the best places to work in advertising and media.  Planit is a strategic, digitally minded agency that leads campaigns for national and global clients. It is centered on the belief that its employees will have fun, work hard, and think big.  Unlike traditional agencies, Planit separates itself into three service groups – strategic, creative and client, all of which generate ideas to change and challenge the current marketplace through digital, non-digital PR and social media.  The company’s approach addresses the needs of a wide range of clients including McCormick Foods, DeWalt, Mally Beauty, NPR, Acura, and Under Armour.

BMe in BMore: Proffering Stories of Progress


Baltimore is the latest city to become part of BMe, a growing network of black males committed to making communities stronger. The initiative began last year in Detroit and Philadelphia, where more than 2,000 men are already part of the BMe network. This year, BMe is expanding to Baltimore.

Inside Office Space: Media Works



Citybizlist continues its Pictorial Tour feature, in which we spotlight a local company’s office in pictures, with Media Works.

Media Works is a full-service, social media, strategic media planning, buying and research agency headquartered in Baltimore. Founded in 1989, the firm has grown to include more than 20 full-time professionals and support staff. Last year, Media Works doubled in size as the result of earning the $30 million Van Tuyl Automotive Group account, bringing the agency’s billings to more than $60 million. Other clients include Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Baltimore Washington Medical Center, LifeBridge Health, and Kiddie Academy. (See more clients here.)

Media Works is led by CEO Jody Berg.

Enjoy the digital tour of Media Works’ office.

Welcome to Media Works! The front desk staff welcomes a visitor from WBAL

Our Social Media Manager catches up on what’s happening in the industry while relaxing in the front lobby

Kegasus is Back!


The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that the half-paunchy slacker, half-horse Kegasus will be back as the official mascot of the Preakness infield. He comes this year with a side-kick named Uni-Carl, a half-man, half-unicorn.

Kegasus and Uni-Carl will make appearances around the region up until the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 19. Maroon Five and Wiz Khalifa are the headliners for the InfieldFest 2012.