SOURCE: Sage Communications

Sage Communications

May 24, 2011 08:00 ET

Sage Communications Promotes Duyen "Jen" Truong to Vice President, Public Relations

Seasoned Public Relations Expert to Lead Outreach and Education Services for Federal Agency Clients

VIENNA, VA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2011) - Sage Communications, one of the fastest growing full-service marketing communications firms in Greater Washington, D.C. specializing in the technology, government and healthcare markets, today announced the promotion of Duyen "Jen" Truong to vice president, public relations.

Key Facts

  • Ms. Truong is charged with directing the strategy, planning and implementation of outreach and education campaigns for federal government agencies, as well as continuing to support commercial technology providers and government contractors.
  • She will expand Sage's burgeoning government practice, which currently provides PR services for Military Health Systems (MHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other federal agencies.
  • Sage offers a wide range of communications outreach and education services for government agencies including strategic planning, brand management, messaging, issues management, media training, events management, editorial services, social media and media relations.
  • Having worked with the majority of federal government agencies, Sage's overall marketing expertise spans a diverse group of stakeholders -- including citizens, all levels of government, non-profit organizations, associations, coalitions and commercial companies.

"With the administration's push toward citizen engagement, collaboration and transparency under these tough budget times, federal agencies are pressed to communicate as effectively as possible to wide and targeted audiences to advance their missions," said Julie Murphy, managing partner and senior vice president, public relations, Sage Communications. "Having worked with a diverse client base of government stakeholders, Duyen has a unique understanding of federal missions and how Sage can help agencies."

About Duyen "Jen" Truong
Ms. Truong has more than 12 years of experience supporting the communication goals of government agencies, technology companies, professional service providers, associations and nonprofits. She brings her keen understanding of influencer relations, the media world and government to dramatically advance clients' communications goals. Over the last five years, Ms. Truong served as an account director in Sage's PR division. She played a key leadership role in building out the company's PR services and overseeing strategy and execution of awareness programs for emerging and Fortune 500 companies, federal government agencies and healthcare clients.

Ms. Truong's industry recognitions include the Public Relations Society of America Anvil Awards, IABC Silver Inkwell Awards and American Marketing Association "M" Awards for unique and effective communications programs. She is an active member of American Council for Technology - Industry Advisory Council and serves on the AFCEA Bethesda Children's Inn at NIH Gala Committee. Ms. Truong holds a bachelor's degree in Public Relations from the University of Texas at Austin's School of Communications.

GSA Schedule
Sage is an approved contractor on the GSA Schedule 541 for Advertising & Integrated Marketing Solutions (AIMS). Most notably, Sage is ranked among the top 10 marketing agencies on the GSA AIMS contract based on sales revenue.

About Sage Communications
Located in the Greater Washington D.C. area, Sage Communications is a full-service marketing communications agency specializing in the government, technology and healthcare markets. The company provides a unique fusion of public relations, advertising, marketing and interactive services to Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, non-profits, government agencies, associations and coalitions to deliver custom, high-impact communications strategies and programs. Sage proudly supports several organizations and activities including the DC Jazz Festival, The Children's Inn at NIH, St. Jude's Research Hospital Annual Gourmet Gala, and The Children of Uganda. For more information, please visit our website at or contact us via any of the following social media links:

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