At The Media Matters we believe in partnership. Whether it is with our clients, our media contacts, our vendors, or our internal team, we are all in this together. We appreciate those with whom we choose to work and it shows in the level of commitment and creativity we bring forth for them. We respect the relationships we have built through the years and it shows. One of our clients recently commented, “You have the best rolodex in the business.” That’s because people know us, like us, want to work with us, and value what we bring to the party. We are passionate about our work and all it represents. We are ambassadors of optimism. Where others only see impasses, we are busy moving mountains. We are The Media Matters and, for you, it really does matter.
Founding The Media Matters in 2001, Kathy has lent her award-winning talents in marketing, brand strategy, and advertising services to the home furnishings industry for three decades. Kathy is a well-versed world traveler with a penchant for designer clothes at a great deal, a perfect cosmo, and music from the 50s. She loves breaking glass ceilings, giving presentations, and getting checks in the mail. She hates oranges, cruise ships, and the squirrels in her yard.email kathy
"Ideas are the engines of innovation." For her entire career, Dawn has turned ideas into creative, lucrative opportunities for clients and companies. Utilizing wide angle thinking acquired from more than 25 years experience in a broad range of industries, she envisions and executes strategic campaigns that influence perception and drive success. One of Dawn's goals is to see every corner of the world, and she's well on her way to accomplishing that. If there's an adventure to be had, she's packed and ready for it. She enjoys live music, the farm-to-table movement, and being organized. She abhors whining, NASCAR, mean-spirited people, and licorice.
Cathy's specialty is Public Relations. Over the past 20 years, she has worked with editors and producers to put clients in the spotlight. She also enjoys copywriting, graphic design, event planning, and meeting with the media. Out of the office, you never know where Cathy will pop up. From skydiving to golfing, to snorkeling, exploring new cities, and playing word games, Cathy enjoys it all. She loves anything blueberry and things with spots like her Dalmatian, Belle, while actively avoiding liver and onions, guacamole, and annoying people.
Prior to joining The Media Matters, Melissa worked with politicians in Ohio and ran a county License Bureau and Title Office. From billing, invoicing, ordering, and estimating to vendor communications, website admin-istration and project facilitation, she does it all. She also manages to keep the rest of the Media Matters team on track, which at times can be likened to herding cats. Melissa has a passion for life and is always up for an adventure, keeping her bucket list close at hand. She loves traveling, exercising, motorcycles, and horses and despises fear, worry, and doubt (and bugs).email melissa
Fully tapping into her years of experience developing effective programs in communications, marketing, advertising and public relations, Jane is a true brand champion with an appetite for making an impact. She loves building trust with clients and infusing the brand’s essence, promise and personality into each touchpoint with customers and the press. She’s a creative, innovative problem solver as well as a strategic thinker who pays close attention to details while linking brands with opportunities that meet objectives. Jane lives on the sunny side of the street. She loves traveling, boating, plants, chocolate and Prosecco, just not necessarily in that order. She dislikes toxic people, wasting time, typos-and most cooked green vegetables.email jane