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Reed Joins St. Louis Press Club

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We are happy to announce that Laura Reed recently joined The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis. The Club’s focus is to advance the understanding of the area’s mass communications discipline, promote scholarship and encourage professional excellence.

Laura Reed, public relations director and owner of Cork Tree Creative, is excited to be a part of such an influential organization. “As a new member of the St. Louis Press Club, I’m looking forward to the networking opportunities as well as the ability for idea exchange amongst peers that membership provides,” Reed said. “It’s been a staple organization for PR professionals, reporters, writers and more since the 1960s, making a profound impact in our industry.” Forums, meetings and events organized by the St. Louis Press Club help promote awareness of significant issues facing the communications field throughout the community.

Cork Tree Creative, Inc., located at 138 N. Main Street, Edwardsville, Ill., is owned by Jan Carpenter and Laura Reed and has recently been awarded Best Marketing Firm and Best PR Firm by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. The company is a certified women-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council and the Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program. For more information, please call (618) 656-7333, visit http://www.corktreecreative.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Linked.

Cork Tree Creative Welcomes Morgan Johnson as Graphic Designer

Morgan 1Edwardsville-based public relations and marketing firm, Cork Tree Creative, Inc., today announced the recent addition of Morgan Johnson to its team as a graphic designer.

Johnson joins Cork Tree Creative as a graphic designer and project manager. The Greenville College graduate earned her bachelor’s degree in graphic design, with a minor in marketing. Since graduation, Johnson has served as an in-house graphic designer for an educational resources company in Chicago.

Johnson’s responsibilities at Cork Tree Creative include serving as project manager for various clients, developing print and electronic marketing materials, brand management and more. Johnson lives in Greenville, Ill.

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Cork Tree Creative, Inc., located at 60 S. State Route, Edwardsville, Ill., is owned by Jan Carpenter and Laura Reed and has recently been awarded Best Marketing Firm and Best PR Firm by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. For more information, please call (618) 656-7333, visit http://www.corktreecreative.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.

Cork Tree Creative Announces Move to Downtown Edwardsville

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Edwardsville-based public relations and marketing firm, Cork Tree Creative Inc., recently announced it moved into a new office in downtown Edwardsville, located at 138 N. Main Street, Suite 1, Edwardsville, Ill.

Led by two marketing and public relations veterans, Jan Carpenter and Laura Reed, Cork Tree Creative is excited for this opportunity to join the other businesses and agencies operating on Main Street. “This new location will help us to continue to grow as a team and better serve our clients,” said Laura Reed, co-owner and public relations director. “Our goal is to continue to provide exceptional public relations and marketing services throughout the Metro-East and St. Louis area.”

Cork Tree Creative was formed in 2009 and provides social media services, search engine optimization, graphic/web design, copywriting, public relations and more. Awarded Best Marketing Firm and Best PR Firm by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. For more information, please call (618) 656-7333, visit http://www.corktreecreative.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.

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