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CB&A Wins Coveted MarCom Award

There’s a lot to celebrate this month. CB&A hosted its 25th anniversary party, and, to ice the cake, we’ve been awarded a gold MarCom award for the events we held at ISTE 2016, the largest education technology conference in the United States. Just two years old, BuzzHub is a multi-faceted event hosted by CB&A to engage […]

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CB&A and Blackboard Join Forces to Tackle Media Relations Efforts

Blackboard, a supplier of learning management systems for education, is returning to the CB&A client family for assistance with upcoming media relations projects. CB&A looks forward to collaborating with Blackboard again to amplify their industry profile. What is Blackboard? Blackboard developed a Learning Management System that is widely used by K-12 and higher education institutions. […]

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People Behind the PR – Kylie Radjenovic

We’re excited to announce the addition of Account Executive Kylie Radjenovic to the CB&A team. In this role, Kylie will help execute public relations activities needed to achieve visibility goals for successful client campaigns. Before joining the CB&A team, Kylie served as an associate for Fitzroy Communications, a consulting firm in New York City. Here […]

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CB&A’s Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

Halloween is quickly approaching! To celebrate, CB&A hosted its annual pumpkin-carving extravaganza last week. Fifteen specimens of the ghoulish gourd were carefully shaped and handcrafted into a variety of fun, unique designs, including a pirate, ghost emoji, a cat and many more. This year, CB&A’s judges were our office manager Jessica’s daughters, who awarded prizes […]

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CB&A: A Quarter-Century Later

Twenty-five years ago, I started C. Blohm & Associates with a simple mission: help improve the lives of students. As I contemplated the teachers, friends, family and colleagues at our 25th anniversary party, I realized how far we have come. From humble beginnings in Texas to a home office in Wisconsin to a staff of […]

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People Behind the PR: Gabrielle Boyce

We’re excited to announce the addition of Account Coordinator Gabrielle Boyce to the CB&A team. In this role, Gabby will help execute public relations activities needed to achieve visibility goals for successful client campaigns. Gabby brings a wealth of experience to her new role at CB&A having performed multiple marketing and communications roles at prominent organizations. […]

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EdNET 2016: Experts Share Education Tips for 2017 [VIDEO]

Even if you didn’t miss EdNET this year, it’s impossible to see everything at the conference. We asked some of the top experts in the industry to share their insights on the conference, topics and trends that are hot in education right now, and to peer into their crystal balls for 2017. Question 1: What […]

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Loom Larger on LinkedIn – A Trio of Tips

With over 450 million users and an impending merger with Microsoft, LinkedIn represents one of the best avenues for marketing and public relations professionals to position themselves as thought leaders in their respective fields. Unlike Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn has the distinct advantage of being the go-to source for professional news, tips and job opportunities. […]

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New Journalism, Social Media and People of Color – Social Media Breakfast Madison

Social media breakfast provides a chance to learn from members in the Madison area who are making an impact in our local business communities. “Make diversity normal.” A key takeaway from the Madison Social Media Breakfast as told by Robert Chappell, associate publisher of Madison 365 and chief operations officer of the Madison 365 Media […]

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EdNET Preview: How to Be a ‘Storymaker’

If you ask a member of the CB&A team what their favorite part about working in the education industry is, the answer will likely be sharing the stories of teachers. Over the course of the past 25 years, our approach to sharing educator stories has evolved—and yours should, too. With the EdNET conference just a […]

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