Winston-Salem, NC, July 19, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Associates, Inc., a Raleigh-based marketing and public relations firm, has announced that Wesley Hyatt, senior writer for the firm, is participating in a book signing at the Celebrate North Carolina Event. Celebrate North Carolina is a festival highlighting North Carolina’s talent by bringing together North Carolinian authors, artists, musicians, vintners, chefs and farmers. The event will take place on Friday July 18 from 6-9 p.m. at the Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Winston-Salem located at 1925 Hampton Inn Court. During the festival Barnes and Noble customers will have the opportunity to speak with participants, purchase their books and visit their tables and displays. Hyatt’s table will include four of his titles, including Kicking Off The Week: A History of Monday Night Football, Emmy Award Winning Nighttime Television Series, 1948-2004, A Critical History of Television’s The Red Skelton Show, 1951-1971, and Short-Lived Television Series, 1948-1978. A Chapel Hill native, Hyatt has written two other nonfiction books including The Encyclopedia of Daytime Television and The Billboard Book of Number One Adult Contemporary Hits.
“I am excited in participating in this event,” said Hyatt. “North Carolina is special to me and I am honored that I have the opportunity to contribute to a celebration of North Carolina talent.”
About Wesley Hyatt:
Wesley Hyatt is a Writer at MMI Associates, Inc., a full-service marketing and public relations firm. Wesley is responsible for a wide range of duties at MMI, including writing press releases, biographies, and other collateral, as well as proofreading copy, editing copy and tracking news clips. Prior to joining MMI, Wesley worked as a Senior Editorial Assistant with Divers Alert Network, a nonprofit scuba diving and dive safety association affiliated with Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He has served as editor for weekly newspapers in Hillsborough, N.C. and Jamestown, N.C. Wesley is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Communications and English. A North Carolina native, he resides in Chapel Hill.
About MMI Associates, Inc.:
MMI Associates, Inc. is a full-service public relations firm offering a wide range of services to help clients achieve measurable results in brand awareness, name recognition, market penetration and crisis management. Established in 1994 in Phoenix, Arizona, this award-winning firm was named one of the top 10 public relations firms in the state. In North Carolina, the Triangle Business Journal’s Book of Lists has recognized MMI as one of the top five public relations firms in the Triangle. The firm has received numerous awards for its work and was awarded the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s 2007 and 2008 Pinnacle Award for Steady Growth and Profitability, and was named a Best Place to Work by the Triangle Business Journal. For more information, please call (919) 233-6600 or visit the Web site at www.mmimarketing.com.
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