SOURCE: Livingston Communications, LLC

March 19, 2008 10:30 ET

Qui Diaz Joins Livingston Communications as Director of Strategy

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - March 19, 2008) - Livingston Communications today announced Qui Diaz has joined the firm as Director of Strategy. Qui brings a unique blend of experiences in both social media and traditional public relations environments. Her ability to integrate new and old media provides Livingston Communications clients an invaluable asset.

"It's great to have someone of Qui's talent and capability on board," said Geoff Livingston, CEO of Livingston Communications. "Finding an experienced communications strategist like Qui who not only understand social media, but also its role within a larger public relations effort was not easy. She makes a great addition to our team of advanced marketing communication professionals."

In her role at Livingston Communications, Qui will direct accounts and personnel. She will also become an active voice on The Buzz Bin (www.livingstonbuzz.com/blog), the firm's internationally top ranked blog.

Previously, Qui was a Digital Strategist for the 360° Digital Influence group of Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. In this role, she specialized in turning research and insights into strategies for effective digital engagement between clients and today's new influencers. Qui's contributions included coordination and promotion of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Pandemic Flu Leadership Blog, a pioneering social media engagement by a government agency. Her additional client work included the National Fatherhood Initiative, Intel, Kraft, the Federal Trade Commission, American Chemistry Council, Medronic, FEMA, DuPont, Merck, Centers for Disease Control and the National Kidney Disease Education Program.

Prior to Ogilvy PR, Qui served in various communications-capacities the National Council of Nonprofit Organizations and other nonprofits, including the YMCA of the Inland Northwest, and the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations.

Qui graduated with a B.A. in communications with a concentration in public relations at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. She also studied abroad at the University of La Verne in Athens, Greece and The Language Center in Denía, Spain.

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About Livingston Communications

Livingston Communications is one of the leading "new public relations" agencies in the greater Washington area, serving a wide variety of companies with diverse communication programs. The company's Buzz Bin blog is regularly ranked as one of the top PR blogs in the world. Our services include marketing strategy, traditional media and analyst relations, and social media programs.

For more information, visit www.livingstonbuzz.com or contact Marinel Mones at (703) 647-6212 or marinel@livingstonbuzz.com.

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