It says a lot about us when you know the company we keep. We’re lucky to have talented, energetic, creative and experienced people working together at Boston Media Group. Here’s where you can read why all of us are focused on helping businesses be better communicators.
Lu Ann Reeb
Lu Ann Reeb, Founder and President of Boston Media Group, established a reputation in the digital media sector even before it was ubiquitous, having successfully launched two other companies, Skyways Communications, LLC (1999) and Legal Talk Network, LLC (2005), which was acquired by a California company in 2012. Built on the depth of her media experience, these companies created successful corporate media marketing initiatives in the legal, technology, life sciences, insurance, education, financial and medical verticals. Boston Media Group responds to client demand for strategic consultative resources in addition to digital media and traditional media strategies in global communications today.
Lu Ann’s marketing and communication talents were born from her extensive experience as a broadcast journalist and Executive Producer at CBS/Boston. A two-time Emmy Award winner, she produced major market live TV news programs, covering the people and events making news. Lu Ann says she was fortunate to meet memorable newsmakers, such as Henry Kissinger, John McCain, both President Bushes, Al Gore, Nelson Mandela, Hillary Clinton, John Glenn, Yul Brynner and Pete Rose to name a few. Corporate clients now depend on her understanding of what works in a contemporary world of complex communication choices, where the message has to break through the noise and resonate with target audiences.
Lu Ann is also Executive-in-Residence at Emerson College in Boston, teaching in the School of Communication and was recently appointed Director of Business Studies and Entrepreneurship Studies at Emerson.
She received her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School in Boston and is a lifetime member of the International Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma. She also serves on the Suffolk University I2E (Innovation to Execution) Board, helping students build businesses from innovative ideas. She has been an advisor to Boston Strong Connect, a non profit endeavor. She lives in metro Boston with her family, enjoys politics, writing and the Red Sox. In her spare time, she likes to fly tail draggers as a private pilot.
Dawn Brucale brings a deep understanding of branding and marketing creativity to every Boston Media Group client. By taking the time to understand and analyze a company’s needs, she helps develop customized strategies, allowing us to create campaigns that continue to exceed client expectations. Before starting her own business, The Indigo Group, Dawn worked as Senior Designer and Team Manager at William M. Mercer, NYC, where she was responsible for the development and implementation of integrated marketing and communication programs.
Dawn received her Executive MBA with a Concentration in Innovation and Design Management from Suffolk University in 2008; Completed an International Design Management Program in Milan, Italy; and additional studies and research in the Greening and Sustainability of Print Communications and its Supply Chain.
Dawn has national design awards such as two Silver Summit Creative Awards, the USA & American Graphic Design Awards of Excellence, the Showcase Award from the Association of Graphic Communications and the ACE Award for Communications Excellence. She is also a Design Management Institute (DMI) Member.
Ask Mike about any complex digital production! Mike joined us in 2006 fresh out of college as an audio technician. He quickly took the lead on our extensive podcast production, recording and mixing more than 700 podcasts for legal clients in recent years in the studio or on remote locations! He’s become a BMG production expert, and digital website manager, who oversees our content marketing production, integration of new media in email marketing as well as RSS development for clients. Mike also supervised the development of an Android App for Legal Talk Network before it was acquired by a California firm. A graduate of Hofstra University, Mike has great skills and new ideas. He also recently completed his law degree from New England School of Law in 2013.
Kate is producer extraordinaire! She joined the company in 2005 and is in charge of content development strategies and writing for all our podcasts within our legal client group. Kate also books all the guests for various client podcast initiatives and she has even starred in some of our own marketing videos. She understands how important reputation management is for all our BMG clients and takes a lead role in PR management as well with development of email marketing, e-newsletters and viral marketing with an spectacular flair for detail. Kate’s years of experience in client project management makes her a shining star! Kate received her B.A. from Providence College.
Luke makes the digital creativity happen! New to BMG in 2012, he was fresh out of the Army, serving seven years on active duty based out of Fort Lewis, WA, and one year as a reservist in Boston. Twice deployed to Iraq, Luke learned the power of patience and a supportive family.Having learned to use proprietary equipment in the Army, it has been an easy transition into the world of digital media and production. With a unique flair for digital creativity, Luke works in animation, web design, and editing video. He is pursuing a Masters from the Harvard University Extension School with a concentration in Digital Media and Instructional Design. He has a B.A. in Elementary Education and Business Administration.
Garrett is a problem solver and a client’s dream for a project manager. As a producer, he coordinates creative video projects and web development for BMG clients. Having worked for three years as senior digital producer at Allen and Gerritsen (a&g) in Boston, he was in charge of direct production of digital advertising projects, including websites, promotional landing pages and web apps. Garrett can manage the toughest logistics and schedules within the allotted scope of work and resource allocation. He previously worked as a project manager at Chile Habla Inglés in Santiago, Chile, interned at NBC Universal and has a B.A. from Hamilton College. He’s a great team member and an adventurer who just returned to Boston from his travels in Central and Latin America for the first six months of 2014.
Dan is a seasoned video professional. Having worked as a TV news videographer at CBS/Boston for 36 years, Dan brings a depth of experience not easily matched. Video technology has changed dramatically over the past 10 years with High Definition cameras, codecs and streaming platforms but Dan’s expertise has kept our client projects in step, consistently providing the best video production, lighting and sound every time. He’s also an expert in ‘live’ television broadcasting and webcasting plus he’s fun to work with too!
Award winning Red Sox photographer, Cindy is a pro! She’s photographed the Red Sox through three winning championships, but that’s not all. You would want her on your winning team. She treats each photography or video assignment as a winner with all corporate clients too. She has a great eye for the visual and a stickler for details. And you can ask her how many World Series rings she has! Cindy has a BS in Journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder.