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George McQuade, GM/Vice President, MAYO Communications, is a national award-winning entertainment, government, corporate communications and multimedia expert. As vice president of new business and media relations, Mc Quade and his staff earned “Best Media Placement-Print,” “Best Public Affairs Campaign,” and “Education Campaigns,” “Best Corp. Communications,” from the Public Relations Society of America, PRSA, where he served as a board member for four years. Since January 2000, McQuade has been a national writer on behind the scenes of media trends, writing insider reports on entertainment publicity, media relations, public relations and agencies in the U.S. Mc Quade is the past president and active board member on the national Entertainment Publicists Professional Society (EPPSonline.org), with chapters in New York and Los Angeles. He has done publicity for World Trade Week and sits on the Committee that screens content for City of Los Angeles Public Access Ch. LA 36. He’s the west coast bureau chief for www.odwyerpr.com, NY, and writes on new media and entertainment trends. McQuade also writes nationally for Examiner.com and Technorati.com, which has 350 subscribes in Europe and 150 the USA.
MAYO Communications, co founded by Mc Quade, is a full service marketing, public relations and publicity firm, which has led numerous award-winning successful media and educational campaigns. During the Writers Guild Strike MAYO earned 85 million media impressions in three months with long time client Chief Economist Jack Kyser, LAEDC. Mc Quade’s team consistently netted 250 million media impressions for clients each year in newspaper, industry trades, radio and on Television. The PR firm also brands government, high tech and nonprofit clients through it’s the Social Media division of MAYO Communications.
McQuade has been behind and in front of the camera for more than 10 years. In 1989 -92, as an LA correspondent for NBC Mutual News and ABC Entertainment Radio Network he covered high-profile stories such as the wildfires, earthquakes, the lip-sync controversy of Milli Vanilli, a pop and dance music duo during the Grammys; Barbara Streisand Clinton Fundraiser; Zsa Zsa Gabore Cop slapping trial; the Charles Keating; Michael Milken and Rodney King trials. During 1992, McQuade covered the Rodney King Beating trial live UPI and LA Riots in South Central LA for network owned and operated radio and TV stations. George was also one of two original writers for KNBC’s “Today In LA Weekend, The Channel 4 News,” For more about George McQuade and links to his dozens of blogs and social network visit the links below.