By Dave Lange, Senior Associate
Today, the Cardinals are due to announce that two of the world’s biggest soccer teams, Chelsea and Manchester City, will square off in a match at Busch Stadium III May 23.
If the event comes to pass, it will mark the first visit of top-flight English soccer teams in 43 years. (Coventry [...]
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By Dave Lange, Senior Associate
In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked TVG staff members what they love about TVG and working in the communication industry.
“I get to do so many things for such a wide variety of clients. From crisis communications to video production, PR and training, my day is never the same twice.”-Andy Likes
“I love the creativity and [...]
What is the best part about the Super Bowl? The ads of course! We asked TVG team members to share their favorites for this year.
“The Clydesdale ad, hands down!”-Laura Vandiver
“Jeep. By far the most memorable.”-Andy Likes
“I thought the Paul Harvey farmer ad was great. It took what others have been doing with recognizing farmers [...]
By: Andy Likes, Practice Area Lead- Crisis Communications
If you’ve ever had a crisis, you know they are tough to plan for, difficult to manage and tricky to eliminate. Sunday evening on the biggest global stage, the NFL, CBS, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Entergy Corporation dealt with a crisis while the world watched live and waited. [...]
By Andrew Likes, Sr. Director of Media Relations
Team Lead, Crisis Communications & Training
I never had the opportunity to see him play. His career ended before I was born. Yet, I’ve felt the impact of #6, the greatest St. Louis Cardinal to ever play the game of baseball, Stan “The Man” Musial. Generations of [...]
By George Csolak, Director, PR and Sports Marketing
The last several days have been filled with discussion and speculation about the Lance Armstrong interview with Oprah Winfrey. It has become a media firestorm, both traditional and digital/social. Oprah did a masterful job “teasing” the interview, which undoubtedly gave her struggling network a shot of adrenaline.
What is [...]
With Thanksgiving coming up this Thursday, The Vandiver Group wanted to share with you what we’re most excited about this Thanksgiving. What are you looking forward to most this year?
“Thanksgiving is on my birthday this year. So I get birthday pumpkin pie instead of cake, which is great for me! Also I’m just excited to [...]
Imagine one of the biggest brands in the world ordered to publicly acknowledge their wrongdoing and submit an apology to their competitor. Apple was recently ordered by a UK court to place a notice on its website and other publications to correct the damaging impression that Samsung created a copycat of Apple’s iPad. Apple appealed [...]
Every day, citizens across America are bombarded with political advertisements. As the election comes to an end, each presidential candidate is spending around $1 billion on ads, amounting to about $1,000 per persuadable voter. Most people agree that these ads will not change their opinions, and that they are a waste of money. However, ads [...]
The world recently lost a pivotal historical figure with the passing of Neil Armstrong. The American space pioneer and first man to walk on the moon has inspired many to aim high and reach their goals. While his actions helped define our history, his words are just as memorable.
Armstrong’s most famous quote, “One small step [...]