Empower Expands Team of Media Strategists


CINCINNATI, Sept. 22, 2008—Empower MediaMarketing announced today that it has expanded its team of media strategists with the addition of Janet Stigler as local broadcast strategist and Deanna Stephens and Deanna Behrens as client strategy associates. Empower is a media and marketing agency that helps advertisers reach their customers through media strategies that create deep and long-lasting relationships. 

Stigler joins Empower from Holland Communications/Holland Advertising in Cincinnati, where she worked for nine years as a media buyer/planner with experience across a broad range of media, including television, radio, newspaper, magazines, online, direct mail, outdoor and yellow pages. Stigler also was a traffic and continuity coordinator for WUBE/WYGY and WBOB radio, and an assistant buyer and account coordinator for Western Initiative Media Worldwide, both in Cincinnati. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights.

Stephens joins Empower from Publicis USA in New York, where she was a strategic account planning intern, conducting and analyzing primary research on market trends and consumers. She earned a master’s degree from American University in Washington, D.C. and a bachelor’s from the University of Louisville.

Behrens was a media associate for Local Marketing Corporation in Cincinnati for two years before joining Empower. In that position, she worked on the agency’s Diageo-Guinness USA account, negotiating value-added radio, print, out-of-home and online campaign elements. Behrens earned a master’s in business administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati and a bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

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