Taking a look back at 2017’s exciting start

2017 has been busy.

Meet Nicole Cornish, our new president and chief operating officer

Meet Nicole Cornish, our new president and chief operating officer

Subject Matter | 05/23/2017

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Cornish as...

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Cornish as our President and Chief Operating Officer. Nicole is a brilliant, engaging, analytical thinker who knows how to make a growing...

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She went from reporting the news to shaping the conversation

She went from reporting the news to shaping the conversation

Subject Matter | 04/10/2017

Nothing fazes Courtney Laydon. That might be because as a...

Nothing fazes Courtney Laydon. That might be because as a broadcast journalist for more than a decade, she reported on the DC sniper attacks in 2002, got up close and personal with wildfires in...

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Iko “Francis” Gabay, Senior Interactive Designer

Iko “Francis” Gabay, Senior Interactive Designer

Subject Matter | 01/12/2017

Meet Francis, our Senior Interactive Designer.

Born and raised in the Philippines, on the coastal province of La Union, six hours north of the capital, Manila, Senior Interactive Designer Iko (ee-KO) “Francis” Gabay says every experience, good...

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Learning to listen: A designer gets schooled by his users

Dennis Turbeville | 10/31/2016

You’ve probably heard the adage “content is king”. It’s a way of saying the platform is less important than the content it holds. As a website designer charged with creating unique online experiences, allow me to disagree. While conceding that...

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Stephanie Moore, Account Director

Subject Matter | 10/28/2016

With more than 15 years of client services experience under her belt, Stephanie Moore has used her love of genuine relationships to connect with clients from Georgia to Quantico, and now D.C. After working at J. Walter Thompson Atlanta as...

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John Buckley to join Subject Matter as CEO

Subject Matter | 09/26/2016

(Washington, DC)—Subject Matter, the integrated communications, government affairs, and marketing firm today announced that John Buckley, formerly with The Harbour Group, would become its first Chief Executive Officer. A leading communications executive with a national profile, Buckley brings more than...

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5 things you need to know about Twitter

Subject Matter | 09/19/2016

After crashing onto the social media landscape in 2006, Twitter has been the go-to platform for live events, politicians, celebrities and reporters. While Twitter is always changing, here are five things you need to know while developing your latest Twitter strategy....

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You could call me an intern. Let me show you why I’m not

Taylor Kickbush | 09/02/2016

Every morning I wake up at 6 o’clock to choose an outfit suitable to both my personality and work. By 7:40 I’m rushing out my apartment door in a floral print dress and high heels, and hurriedly squeezing onto a...

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Not just another internship

Elaina Finkelstein | 08/29/2016

Sitting at an empty desk with an enormous computer screen in my face felt like the first day of college—I was eager, I was nervous – but most of all – I was grateful. My first assignment as a summer...

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Why we hired a data scientist

Paul Frick | 08/25/2016

It’s not often you’ll scroll the staff list of a communications firm and come across the title “data scientist.” In fact, I’ve never seen one before this week when we announced the addition of Eric Newburger — a data visualization...

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The obit I’d like to write

John Siniff | 08/10/2016

They were easy to spot. The bad ones were as obvious as the string of cans trailing a newlyweds’ limousine. I’m talking about news pegs tacked on to an otherwise compelling op-ed column. When I ran USA Today’s op-ed pages...

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Stacey Alexander, Government Relations

Subject Matter | 08/04/2016

Washington can be a town set in its ways, but Stacey Alexander has built a career turning conventional wisdom on its side to achieve innovative results. Former Chief of Staff to Congressman Jim Matheson and Deputy Political Director for the...

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5 things you need to know about Facebook

Subject Matter | 07/25/2016

Social media is constantly changing and sometimes it’s hard to keep up. Luckily, keeping track of the latest social trends and updates is not only what we do – it’s our obsession. Below are 5 best practices that will help you...

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