Flashes By Rick Griffin 10.8.2018
Branding agency Oster and Associates has hired Joyce Bergen as director of business development. Bergen, with more than 30 years of broadcast radio sales experience, spent the past 20 years at radio station 100.7 KFM-BFM. “I'm taking my 30-plus years of experience in broadcast sales and management and applying my talents to the agency side of the business,” said Bergen. “My passion for partnering with clients in many diverse categories and my strong business relationships in Southern California and beyond will allow me to create connections and partnerships for the mutual success of our clients.” A Chicago native, Bergen attended Western Illinois University and focused on business administration and management.

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Jacob Tyler, a San Diego-based branding and digital agency, has announced the hiring of two new employees, including Elise Limbaga as account supervisor, and Tania Pena as senior project manager. Les Kollegian, CEO of Jacob Tyler, said Limbaga and Pena will spearhead branding and digital initiatives for the agency’s clients. The agency said Limbaga has 12 years of experience in biotechnology, life sciences, education, food and beverage, health care, nonprofit and technology. Pena has 10 years of project management experience with such brands as Royal Caribbean, Tylenol, Kawasaki, Retin-A Micro, Bausch and Lomb and UCB Global. “At Jacob Tyler, we only recruit and hire candidates with at least 10 years of relevant work experience under their belt,” said Kollegian. “We pride ourselves on building a team of professionals with unmatched talent to provide the highest level of client service and branding expertise.”

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Gaslamp District Media has announced it is partnering with Music Box, a concert venue and event space company, to manage its venue marketing and events initiatives. Music Box offered a VIP admission area for the recent West Coast Oktoberfest held Oct. 6 and 7 on India Street in Little Italy. Gaslamp District Media was founded in 2011 as Dekan Pacific Limo Bus, which later became known as Party Naked Nightlife. In 2013, the company changed its name to Gaslamp District Media. Its current clients include Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, Parq Restaurant & Nightclub, RMD Group, Sidebar and GBOD Hospitality Group’s concepts, Mezé Greek Fusion, El Chingon, Havana 1920, Mezé at Liberty Station, Prohibition Liquor Bar and Monkey King.

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