Frozen Berries

Winter is Coming: 5 tips for holiday PR

You may hate the headline of this blog but, you cannot ignore the reality that winter and the holidays are, in fact, coming. Now is the time for PR pros to set their sights on this ‘most wonderful time of the year.’ Here at Franco, we have a lot of clients whose business peaks during[…]

TK On the Plaza - puppy day

Franco On the Town – July Edition

The month of July took Franco to Oregon, local events and we even had a chance to play with puppies. Marie and Jen celebrated Buddy’s 70th anniversary with the unveiling of a new mural outside the original location on the corner of Six Mile and Conant in Detroit. Detroit Street Artist Fel3000ft painted an original[…]

DP and Cathy

Franco On The Town – June Edition

The month of June was filled with events in Detroit, a perfect reminder of the commitment Franco has to continue serving this city. Erica and Stephanie Bowen from the Belle Isle Conservancy lent a helping hand to call and direct the program with the audio / visual crew at this year’s Grand Prixmiere. Pat and[…]

Diesel Gate

Happy National Pet Day

As Franco’s resident crazy dog lady, I had the privilege of interviewing my colleague’s pets for National Pet Day, April 11, to see how they answered some of our toughest job candidate questions.  Here’s what they had to say… Name: Rocky Pet Parent: Account Executive, Erica Swoish Q: How would you describe yourself? A: Well, I’m[…]

EMU PRSSA day
Mary Parkinson and her Cheez-Its

Dear Franco, We Love You

  “I love working at Franco because of the interesting design opportunities it gives me. I work with such a wide variety of clients that each day is different and unique.” Ashley Dupuy, designer “I love our account mix because it provides such a variety of opportunities and allows us to keep up on a[…]

Mary Parkinson

Mary Parkinson

Assistant Account Executive Mary Parkinson serves on a variety of Franco’s consumer and nonprofit accounts providing support with media relations, media monitoring and events. Prior to joining Franco, Mary gained expertise interning with Good Morning America, World News with Diane Sawyer and WXYZ Detroit. While working in Washington D.C. for ABC News she was able[…]

Franco with KEM at Flint Water Distribution Event

Franco on the Town – January Edition

  January was all steel, LEGOs and Red Wings Hockey for the Franco team. Franco ladies Tina K., Tina S., Ann Marie, Erica, Lauren and Elizabeth working it at SMDI’s booth at The North American International Auto Show.   Deanna Lorincz from SMDI, Tina S. and Tina K. before the NAIAS Charity Preview event.   Sarah,[…]