Central State Media (CSM) is pleased to announce the addition of Joanna (Joey) Vining as Operations/Creative Director. In this newly-created role, Vining will oversee all aspects of CSM’s creative process, providing smart creative that successfully addresses client’s needs. She will also be responsible for creative operations, interacting with production companies and service vendors.
“I continually challenge myself and those around me to reach deeper, go farther and land on something truly amazing. I live to outthink the competition and am enthusiastic about it”, says Vining. “I’m very much team-oriented and find my strength to mentor other ‘creatives’ and oversee contract professionals”.
Vining, a 2000 graduate of Illinois State University located in Normal, IL, has an outstanding breadth of experience with over 10 years in the Graphics industry as a Graphic Designer and Art Director. She has worked in the ad agency and publishing world. She believes in the power of memorable and emotionally motivated print/interactive brand experiences that champion movements; not just messages.
Ann Johnston, President, Central States Media states, ” Joey is a great addition to our team. Her creative ideas as well as her uncomplicated life principles are a perfect fit for our company. She truly believes that ‘Creative’ is not a department, it is a process that continually needs to be nurtured and developed. Keeping it simple is an axiom she lives by and is seen in her approach to the creative process and working with others”.
Central States Media is a full-service marketing firm, providing the insight and tools needed to FIND, GET and KEEP customers. They are specialists in new media and strive to become the driving force their clients need to solidify their customer relationships. They do this by implementing holistic and highly strategic marketing communications plans… and all created for maximum impact.