Michael Ann Thomas is New Senior VP of Technology at Edelman in Seattle

Michael Ann Thomas Senior VP at Edelman

Michael Ann Thomas has joined Edelman public relations firm as a Senior Vice President for the agency’s Technology team in Seattle, Wash. With wide-ranging experience across health technology to building teams to support start-ups, Thomas will build on the agency’s overall plan to bolster Edelman’s Technology team and service offerings across Seattle and the agency’s West coast […]

Jean Enersen Retires from KING 5 Anchor Desk

Jean Enersen KING 5

After more than forty-six years at KING 5 and forty-two years behind the anchor desk, Jean Enersen, the first female local TV news anchor in the country has decided to step away from her role as daily News Anchor this month.  Her decision allows her to devote full attention to her other passions; including KING […]


Seattle Pike Place Public Market

Pike Place Market is famous for its veritable feast of restaurants, bakeries and takeout counters. But on Friday, April 25, 2014, the Arcade Lights tasting festival will nearly double the culinary offerings of the Market with local and regional vendors of artisan sweet and savory foods, craft beer and wine. Arcade Lights, an annual one-night, after-hours […]

Gannett, KING Express Deepest Sympathies to the Victims of Today’s News Helicopter Crash in Seattle

KING5 Seattle

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) and its Seattle station, KING, are deeply saddened by today’s helicopter accident in Seattle, WA. “Words cannot express the sympathy and sadness we feel for the victims who lost their lives in today’s tragedy and for their families,” said Ray Heacox, president and general manager, KING. “We grieve this afternoon […]

New Waterfront Entrance Designs to Be Revealed by Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market Seattle

In partnership with architecture firm The Miller Hull Partnership, the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority (PDA) has released the latest architectural designs for the Pike Place Market Waterfront Entrance on Western Avenue. For decades, the key piece needed to complete the 30-year vision for the Market Historic District of Pike Place Market has […]

Women’s Business Exchange Featured in Nationwide Entrepreneurs Study

Nerd Wallet

NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, recently recognized Women’s Business Exchange for its commitment to helping businesswomen in a study that found Seattle as one of the best cities for female entrepreneurs. Since 1997, the number of women-owned businesses has grown by nearly 60 percent. To help aspiring businesswomen, NerdWallet looked at the cities where female […]

Yogurtland Targets Seattle for Growth


Yogurtland, the self-serve frozen yogurt pioneer with more than 260 locations worldwide, has launched an aggressive expansion plan for the greater Seattle market for 2014 with plans to add 2 units in the area. Since the opening of the first Yogurtland store in Fullerton, Calif. in 2006, the company has expanded 6 stores in the […]

Public Relations is Booming: Edelman Adds Five New Staff in Seattle

Worldwide public relations agency Edelman has added five new staff members in their Seattle office, scaling the firm’s communications expertise across its Consumer and Technology practices. Edelman Seattle’s five new hires for December-January include: ·         Alyssa Barker Financial Analyst, Finance With experience from Chicago Title and CHASE Bank, Alyssa Barker joins Edelman Seattle as a Financial […]

Seattle Lawyers Send Peyton Manning Jersey and Help to Fired Broncos Fan

Peyton Manning to Choke in the Superbowl

A Seattle law firm wants to show Nathaniel Wentz the true spirit of sportsmanship.  Wentz was fired last week because he wore a Broncos jersey to work in Tacoma, Washington.  Now a law firm that represents terminated workers is collecting job offers and supportive messages for the out-of-work teen, and is sending Wentz a newPeyton Manning jersey and Broncos cap. Fans […]

Spoken Achieves Record Revenue Growth in 2013, Debuts New Headquarters in Seattle


Spoken, provider of a cloud platform for call centers and creator of the human-assisted Smart IVR, recently announced record business growth in 2013 – including expansion into new global markets, partnerships with the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) as well as other notable outsourcers, and supporting 25,000 call center agents – up from 9,000 […]