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Phyllis Rose Bio


• A strong concept/communications/design professional for print, digital and social media

• Heavy experience in retail and restaurant marketing

• Extensive experience in audio/video production 

• Winner of several Addy Awards for content and design


For the last 14 years, I have been sole-proprietor of 8:28 Marketing, providing advertising and marketing services for a diverse group of clients including health care, cleaning, real estate, travel, electronics, communications, education, banking, retail, restaurants, fashion and non-profit organizations. In addition, I work as a contract consultant and creative professional as part of a larger advertising or marketing team providing concept, copy, design, broadcast production services, web content and other electronic media content and communications.


For almost 20 years I was with Burgundy Group Advertising. I was a partner and creative director of the firm, responsible for creative operations for national, super regional and local accounts ranging from national and regional restaurants to communications, electronics, financial, manufacturing, health care, construction and more.


My primary responsibilities included concept, copy and broadcast copy and production as well as managing a staff of a dozen full-time and freelance writers and artists.


Early in my career, I served as a graphic artist and copywriter for Service

Merchandise, a Fortune 500 company, responsible for newspaper and catalog

advertising, copy, design and production; a press operator for Tennessee Wholesale

Drug Company, public relations writer for MTSU News Bureau and editor for

MTSU Sidelines, student newspaper.


B.S. Journalism and English, MTSU, 1978

Several marketing and advertising continuing education classes.

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