Category Archives: Public Relations

Tips from a cancer fighter — and survivor

Like Members of the Moxley Carmichael family had a big reason to celebrate last week. Our colleague Maria Cornelius, the best editor you’ll ever meet, officially hit her 10-year milestone of being cancer-free. Her oncologist officially discharged her into the … Continue reading

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A great New Year’s resolution for event planners!

Like Tina Knight, the brand storyteller for Moxley Carmichael, previously served as manager of internal communications for Discovery, Inc. Tina shared for In Any Event what she learned as a corporate event planner – and how much EventCheckKnox would have helped. … Continue reading

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New Dave & Buster’s means food, fun and games

Like The ribbon cutting was today at the newest Dave & Buster’s location, which is in Sevierville at Millers Landing shopping center just across the Parkway from Tanger Outlets. Moxley Carmichael helped with public relations for the opening of the … Continue reading

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A light goes out in Knoxville, but look for the signs

Like I was at a Knox County Commission meeting last week when I began receiving worried text messages and, ultimately, a phone call with the news about the incomparable Mickey Mallonee’s passing. Mickey has been a wonderful part of my … Continue reading

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Cindy McConkey: ‘Playing in the big leagues now’

Like Cindy McConkey, groundbreaking sportswriter, public relations professional and non-profit manager, passed away at age 58 last month after a four-year battle with biliary liver cancer. An avid athlete and outdoor enthusiast, she commented proudly to her husband just 10 … Continue reading

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Little bird embarks on a migration

Like Gosh, this week I feel like a mother bird whose little chick has all of a sudden flown out of the nest. The little chick is Amanda Shell Jennings who started working at Moxley Carmichael as an intern in … Continue reading

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Picture perfect patio for a party!

Like Here’s some welcome news for party and event planners. The University of Tennessee’s College of Communication and Information has just opened a spacious new patio with an interesting view of Neyland Stadium and the Tennessee River. Moxley Carmichael used … Continue reading

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‘The Final Season’ captures essence of Pat Summitt

Like I was lucky enough to receive one of the first copies of “The Final Season,” the new book about University of Tennessee Women’s Basketball Coach Pat Summitt’s last season coaching the legendary Lady Vols. The early copy was a … Continue reading

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News Sentinel Open is in full swing

Like Of course sports fans love the News Sentinel Open, being played at Fox Den Country Club through Sunday. A stop on the tour, it offers an opportunity to get a firsthand look at up-and-coming professional golfers, guys who … Continue reading

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Building better bonds through bowling!

Like Finally, bowling has come to downtown Knoxville. Maple Hall is open in the J.C. Penney Building on Gay Street and boy is it fun! We at Moxley Carmichael were looking for a team-building activity and this week we decided … Continue reading

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