The latest updates—from us and others—about what Hager Sharp is doing, saying, and becoming.

  • Nov 12
    Christina Nicols Named 2015 WWPR Woman of the Year

    Hager Sharp’s Christina Nicols was named the 2015 Woman of the Year by Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) on November 13. Nicols, who serves as Senior Vice President and Director of Strategic Planning and Research, was one of three women[...]

  • Aug 13
    Debra Silimeo Named To National Capital Public Relations Hall Of Fame

    Hager Sharp Executive Vice President Debra Silimeo will be inducted into the PRSA National Capital Chapter’s (PRSA-NCC) Hall of Fame on September 16, 2015 at the National Press Club during the 47th annual Thoth Awards ceremony. Silimeo leads the agency’s education practice and[...]

  • Aug 04
    Jennifer Wayman named CEO of Hager Sharp

    On behalf of the Hager Sharp Board of Directors, I am proud to announce that Jennifer Wayman, MHS, one of the country’s most sought-after social marketing experts and leaders, has accepted our offer to become President and Chief Executive Officer.[...]

  • Feb 09
    DC Business and Civic Leader Marie C. Johns Joins Hager Sharp Board of Directors

    Today, Hager Sharp announces the appointment of Marie C. Johns, longtime business, civic and government leader, to its Board of Directors. Johns currently leads L&L Consulting, LLC, has served as Deputy Administrator of the US Small Business Administration, President and[...]

  • Sep 22
    Hager Sharp Expands CDC Portfolio with $7.9 Million Adolescent Immunization Award

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has selected Hager Sharp to help promote adolescent immunizations with a particular emphasis on HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination. The two-year, $7.9 million contract includes formative research, message development, partnership development and outreach,[...]

  • Sep 09
    Veteran AP News Manager Lisa Matthews Joins Hager Sharp

    Today, Hager Sharp announces the appointment of Lisa Matthews, longtime Planning Editor for the Associated Press in Washington, DC, as Vice President. Matthews organized national and international news coverage and is a leader in storytelling in today’s multiplatform media environment.[...]

  • May 22
    Communicating About Community Water Fluoridation

    Hager Sharpers Amanda Marr and Shelly Spoeth recently taught oral health leaders from across the country about building a communications plan at the National Oral Health Conference. Marr and Spoeth have been working on the issue of community water fluoridation[...]

  • Feb 26
    Digital Design Specialist Aaron Murphy Joins Hager Sharp

    Today, Hager Sharp announced the appointment of Aaron Murphy as vice president and digital design director to expand its creative offerings. With expertise in user-centric web and mobile app design, multimedia content creation and storytelling, web development, social media marketing[...]

  • Feb 20
    Education Team Wins Creative Awards for National Assessment of Educational Progress Efforts

    Hager Sharp’s education team recently won a series of awards for a video and campaign it created for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), which is administered by the National Center for Education Statistics in the U.S. Department of[...]

  • Feb 19
    President’s Cancer Panel Issues Urgent Call to Increase HPV Vaccination

    “Achieving widespread HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination is one of the most profound opportunities for cancer prevention,” according to the President’s Cancer Panel. Hager Sharp is honored to support the release of the Panel’s 2012-2013 report, Accelerating HPV Vaccine Uptake: Urgency[...]

  • Feb 10
    Social Marketing and Research Expert Christina M. Nicols Joins Hager Sharp

    Today, Hager Sharp announced the appointment of Christina Mazzola Nicols, M.P.H., M.S., M.S., as senior vice president to lead its strategic planning and research practice. With expertise in qualitative and quantitative research, audience insights, segmentation, and program measurement and evaluation,[...]