MARYVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ripley PR, a global public relations agency specializing in franchise and B2B located in Maryville, Tennessee, recently added Craig Bates to its growing team as the new director of content. With more than 25 years of experience in public relations, marketing and journalism, Bates will oversee the agency's content development.
"Craig is one of those rare people that has so much to offer an agency," said Heather Ripley, founder and CEO of Ripley PR. "We work in a variety of specialized industries to garner major national and international coverage and recognition for our clients, and Craig's unique mix of experience and his ability to write compelling marketing content makes him the perfect fit for helping our clients accomplish their goals."
Working for local and global companies, Bates' background includes TV and radio production, web and media management, copywriting, internet marketing management, trade show coordination and development, brand promotion and public relations.
"Ripley has such a strong and growing client base," said Bates. "I'm excited to be a part of the team and to help create new and engaging content for our clients. I've been fortunate to work with a number of different business verticals over the years, and I'm confident my background will serve the agency and our partners well. In addition, being able to work with the talented group of PR professionals at Ripley PR, including the amazing work done by our President, Heather Ripley, makes me excited about our future here"
For more information on Ripley PR, visit www.ripleypr.com.
About Ripley PR
Ripley PR, Inc. is a global B2B public relations agency using a blend of strategic business accounting and creative public relations branding to deliver measurable results. Specializing in construction, franchising, technology, home services and manufacturing, the agency offers a full range of strategic communication services, including crisis management, media relations and social media strategies. Ripley PR is a partner in IPREX, the $250 million network of communication agencies, with 1,800 staff and 120 offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.ripleypr.com or call 865-977-1973.
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