Adams & Knight, one of the region’s leading integrated marketing agencies, is excited to announce it continues to grow its team with the addition of five new hires, expanding the agency’s capacity to meet the demands of specialized services including public relations, video production, paid media and program management.
Three-time Emmy Award winning journalist Michelle Bonner joins the agency as its new Director of Public Relations. Bonner, who worked as a broadcast journalist for ESPN, CNN and FOX, is a seasoned public relations professional previously serving as a consultant before being named Director of Marketing for one of the Hartford area’s largest nonprofits. As a passionate storyteller, Bonner will develop, execute and manage innovative and multi-dimensional earned media strategies as well as oversee the creation of comprehensive public relations plans for the agency’s clients and organizations.
Additionally, Malcom Little joins Adams & Knight’s paid media planning and buying team as a Media Account Manager skilled in strategizing, executing, monitoring, and reporting on the results of a multitude of integrated media campaigns. Little brings great experience from Outfront Media, where he was instrumental in the planning and execution of out-of-home and digital marketing campaigns.
Karishma Pinto was recently hired as a Senior Marketing Program Manager, bringing extensive knowledge and expertise in project management to Adams & Knight’s clients in the travel/lifestyle, healthcare, and education spaces. Prior to joining the agency, Pinto served as a marketing specialist for New Park Creative in Hartford as well as in various marketing and communications roles at Leadership Greater Hartford and the Hartford Yard Goats. She was also included in Hartford Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list in 2021.
Carson Bloomquist joins the video production team as a Creative Producer overseeing the agency’s video projects, from concept to completion. Bloomquist earned his BA in Film Studies from Connecticut College and has experience writing, producing, and editing independent films and television productions through the production company he co-owns with his brother.
Tess Myers is the agency’s new Program Manager bringing valuable client service experience from Liberty Mutual and a passion for digital marketing, with certifications in HubSpot and Google Analytics. In her new role, Myers supports and manages a variety of projects and campaigns for Adams & Knight’s travel/lifestyle clients.
“We’re thrilled to welcome such talented and passionate individuals to our growing team,” said CEO Jill Adams. “They each bring fresh perspectives and great expertise that will further strengthen our agency’s capabilities and help our client’s reach their marketing goals.”
To learn more about career opportunities and employee benefits at Adams & Knight, visit adamsknight.com/careers.
About Adams & Knight
Adams & Knight is a branding and marketing consultancy based in Connecticut that specializes in results-driving advertising, digital marketing, PR, social media, content marketing and marketing technology services. For more than 30 years, the agency has been serving leading healthcare, financial services and travel/lifestyle brands that help others live financially, emotionally and physically healthier lives.