Prior to launching Quinntessential Media -a full-service
Washington, DC-based Advertising, Marketing and Public
Relations boutique in partnership with Executive Media
Communications (EMC) and Thundershot Studios...
John Quinn spearheaded Public Affairs Marketing for ABC affiliate
WJLA-TV for 19 years. There he developed and implemented a
multi-channel communications strategies across NewsChannel 8
and POLITICO. The campaigns generated earned media and
grassroots support for Embassies within Washington’s diplomatic
community as well as non-profit organizations in Washington, San
Francisco, and Dallas.
As a result, his body of work was chosen by PROMAX
International and Television Week Magazine garnering one of the
industry’s first Marketing Mavericks for his collaboration with the
German Information Center’s “Friends Always” campaign.
John has received numerous accolades for both radio and
television including: Top Special Program Billboard Magazine, 2
additional PROMAX Gold Awards for Most Innovative Radio
Promotion; Outstanding Consumer Television Promotion; 2 Capital
Region Emmy nominations; 6 Telly Awards for video production;
and a Public Relations Award from the National Association of
Black Journalists, St. Louis.
Quinn served on the Board of Directors for Living Independently for
Everyone (L.I.F.E., Inc.) and previously as a Fellow for the Society
for New Communications Research, a global nonprofit research
and education foundation and think tank focused on the advanced
study of the latest developments in new media and
communications, and their effect on culture and society.
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