George McQuade, V.P. Executive Vice President, MAYO Communications. He is a national award-winning entertainment, government, corporate communications and multimedia expert.
As vice president of new business and media relations, Mc Quade and his staff earned “Best Media Placement-Print,” “Best Public Affairs Campaign,” and “Education Campaigns,” “Best Corp. Communications,” from the Public Relations Society of America, PRSA, where he served as a board member for four years. Since January 2000, McQuade has been a national writer on behind the scenes of media relations, writing inside reports on entertainment publicity, media relations, public relations and agencies in the U.S.
In 2006, he served as president and board member on the national Entertainment Publicists Professional Society (EPPS), with chapters in New York and Los Angeles. He does publicity for World Trade Week and sits on the Committee that screens content for City of Los Angeles Public Access Ch. LA 36.
McQuade founded MAYO Communications in 1995.
MAYO Communications, a full service marketing, public relations and publicity firm based in LA with offices in SD, NY and Bern Switzerland. Mc Quade has led numerous award-winning successful media and educational campaigns.
McQuade has been behind and in front of the camera for more than 15 years. In 1989 -92, as an LA correspondent for NBC Mutual News and ABC Entertainment Radio Network he covered high-profile stories such as the wildfires, earthquakes, lip-sync controversy of Milli Vanilli, a pop and dance music duo during the Grammys; Barbara Streisand Clinton Fundraiser; Zsa Zsa Gabore Cop slapping trial; the Charles Keating; Michael Milken and Rodney King trials. During 1992, McQuade covered the Rodney King Beating officers trial live for UPI and LA Riots in South Central LA for DBS/KNX and other network owned and operated radio and TV stations. George was also one of two original writers for KNBC’s “Today In LA Weekend, The Channel 4 News,” Los Angeles’ first 90-minute weekend newscast.
McQuade's PR and media relations jobs include: SoCal Gas Company External and Corporate Communications management and the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA);
George has a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a double major in broadcast communications/journalism, from Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA.
He is a nationally acclaimed photographer, and received his technical training at the U.S. Naval School of Photography at the Naval Officers Training Schools in Pensacola, Fl.
He was Associated Students President at Everett Community College in Everett, WA, where he received his Associate Arts degree with an emphasis in journalism.
Mc Quade currently writes a monthly column for news websites on media, public relations news and marketing communications. He serves on several committees and boards including Entertainment Publicists Professional Society (EPPS) NY/LA, World Trade Week Publicity Committee and Advisory Content Screening Committee for City LA Channel 36 public access.
The California State Firefighters Association presented him with a Medal of Valor and the Los Angeles City Council called him a hero for rescuing a noted UCLA Medical Center Cardiovascular Radiologist in Tarzana, CA from his burning truck on the morning of a crisis workshop he still mange to attend on time. George is also a hero to his Argentinean-born wife and attorney and two sons.
MAYO Communications, a 100 percent woman and Spanish-owned full service PR agency registered with California Generakl Services Dept as a Business Enterprise, Los Angeles County as a minority owned business enterprise. For more about MAYO visit: MayoPR.com, MayoCommunications.com and LAentertainmentPublicity.com, MayoGreenPR.com and MayoPRSwitzerland.com.
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- MAYO Communications - LA Digital PR firm, full service public realattions, media training and social media setups. 818 340 5300 or 818 618 9229.
- LA Entertainment Publicity - Movies, TV shows and Music trends and updates and events in Hollywood and beyond.
- George McQuade III-Examiner.com - Business Examiner in SoCal on everything from small to large business, new software, business trends, movie premieres, celebrity charity events.
- Los Angeles Entertainment Blog - Movies, TV shows, music trends and Hollywood Entertainment events, celebrity charity.
- MAYO Communications Blog on PR. - Tips and insider secrets to successful public relations and entertainment publicity. Media workshop coverage.
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