Jeffrey Turner Joins MMI as Assistant Account Executive

New Hire for North Carolina Communications Firm Specializes in Media Relations and Strategic Brand Messaging.

Raleigh, NC, March 25, 2015 --( MMI, a strategic communications firm based in North Carolina’s Research Triangle region, has announced the hiring of Jeffrey Turner as assistant account executive. At MMI, Turner will be responsible for building long-term brand awareness campaigns through digital and traditional news media channels as well as across social media platforms. With an expertise rooted in media relations and strategic brand messaging, he will craft engaging messages and communications initiatives for MMI clients.

Before joining MMI, Turner previously served as an assistant editor at Our State magazine, the second-most circulated regional magazine in the United States. In that role, he generated story ideas to create long-form feature articles and edited roughly 40 pages of print content, in addition to writing SEO-optimized copy for the magazine’s website. Prior to that, Turner served as an intern at several broadcast, print and online media outlets. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in journalism from Wake Forest University and earned the William Louis Poteat Scholarship awarded for leadership and academic excellence.

“We welcome Jeffrey to the MMI family as our newest assistant account executive,” said Alfred Leach, president of MMI. “His prolific background in journalism as both an editor and writer provides him with essential knowledge about what strategies and tactics will work best in ensuring that our clients’ messaging and branding will be communicated effectively to target audiences.”

New Media Content:
MMI Public Relations’ Twitter account

MMI Public Relations’ blog

MMI Public Relations’ YouTube channel

MMI Public Relations’ Facebook page

About MMI:
MMI is a full-service communications firm that provides strategy-led, integrated campaigns to Fortune 500, middle-market, and emerging-growth companies. Established in 2004 and located in North Carolina’s renowned Research Triangle, MMI serves businesses in the bio/pharma/medical, technology, education, retail, professional services, architecture/real estate/construction, hospitality/restaurant and government industries. MMI is consistently voted among “Best Places to Work” and is a recipient of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Business Steady Growth and Profitability Master Award. MMI is one of the nation’s top 100 independent PR firms. For more information, visit

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