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MessageMakers Attends CQI Academy

The MessageMakers team is always thrilled to take on new learning opportunities to evolve and hone their skill sets as much as possible. Continuous learning is key to personal growth and success, that’s why MessageMakers President, Terry Terry, thought it to be essential for the team to participate in the Capital Quality and Innovation Academy.

Emmy Nomination for MessageMakers

MessageMakers was given the great honor of receiving a Michigan Emmy nomination for their work on the 2016 documentary, Second Shift: From Crisis to Collaboration. They were nominated in the category for Best Documentary - Historical.

President and Executive Producer, Terry Terry, along with Director, Tom Lietz, and Director of Photography, Rob Sumbler, attended the 36th annual Emmy Awards of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on June 18, 2018. 

Rob Sumbler (left) and Tom Lietz (right) at the Michigan Emmy Award Ceremony

Second Shift: From Crisis to Collaboration tells the compelling story of how the city of Lansing saved itself in the early 2000’s. When GM was prepared to leave Lansing, leaders of the community convinced them to invest billions instead.

MessageMakers Terry Terry Receives Creative Community Award

This past December, the Arts Council of Greater Lansing awarded MessageMakers President, Terry Terry, with the 2018 Creative Community Award. This award recognizes those who have spearheaded creative placemaking, supported culture and advocated for creativity in the Greater Lansing area.

A Cup of Coffee

This holiday season we roasted a special batch of coffee – to share with our clients and collaborators, and of course to enjoy ourselves too! Huge thanks to our friends at Bloom Coffee for their help with the roast. Here's how we made it:

Come see us at MessageMakers as we celebrate our 40th anniversary, and we'll look forward to sharing a cup!

Our Winter Wish

 

A Hand-Made World to Celebrate the Season

We had a lot of fun building the MessageMakers world out of paper. We did it to express appreciation for our creative community, to say “Thanks!” to our clients for a wonderful year, and to challenge ourselves to try something special.

Distinguished Alumni Award for Terry

MessageMakers president Terry Terry was awarded the James Madison College Distinguished Alumni Award. The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to alumni who have attained the highest level of professional accomplishments.

Terry delivered the commencement address for the 2015 James Madison graduating class on May 9, 2015 at the Wharton Center.

Terry Terry Interviewed for SBDC

MessageMakers president Terry Terry was recently interviewed about the company for a web video series produced for the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Here's the video:

See more interviews like this on the SBDC Capital Region YouTube channel.