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Statesman Media is Now Statesman | LOCALiQ

Statesman Media, your local team of marketing experts is transforming. We’re excited to be a part of the Gannett family of companies, and over the next several weeks you may notice some changes in our branding as we officially transition into our new name, LOCALiQ.  We are still the same experienced team providing you with the best marketing solutions for you and your business. We will continue to be your proven, trusted media partner with the expertise, resources, and reach to effectively deliver your brand message to the right target audience. What is LOCALiQ? LOCALiQ is the digital marketing solutions...

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Helping the Homeless in Summer’s Heat

Helping the Homeless in Summer’s Heat

With a record temperature of 109 degrees expected today in Austin, colleagues in the Statesman Media advertising department spent time this morning assembling care packages to distribute to the city’s homeless. The team built two different kits, one filled with water, snacks, bandanas; and the other  complete with water, dish, dog food, and biscuits for the homeless who are accompanied by their dogs. The care packages are ready for colleagues to distribute as they leave to make sales calls, or attend to other matters that require the use of their automobiles. So, any homeless person or pet braving today’s dangerously...

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Austin360 Studio Sessions

Austin360 Studio Sessions

One of the best ways to reach new customers and stay top-of-mind with existing customers is to sponsor a local event that puts you right in front of them. The Austin American Statesman and Austin360 have a wealth of experience putting on Cap10k, Rock the Lot, Austin360 Amphitheater and much more! We’re expanding our array of events for a new super-cool series called Austin360 Studio Sessions. Austin360 Studio Sessions will feature bands from all over the country coming in to our very own studio and putting on a live performance for an audience in a small, intimate setting. With bands like Vallejo, Cautiontape...

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Accenture’s 2016 Business Trends

Accenture’s 2016 Business Trends

Each year Accenture identifies 5 key technology trends for the year. Below are a few of the trends with the ethical implications. This year at South By Southwest, some of these were reviewed, and they’re important to keep in mind as we move forward with new cutting-edge technologies. Trend # 1: Intelligent Automation Intelligent Automation is a combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation, and it’s changing the way businesses, systems and people operate. This includes everything from autonomous, self-driving vehicles to IBM’s robot, Watson. Intelligent Automation is streamlining business processes by reducing errors and removing the need for human...

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Statesman Skyline Theater

Statesman Skyline Theater

Statesman Media is pleased to announce a new partnership for downtown Austin’s newest open air music venue, the Statesman Skyline Theater at the Long Center. This partnership brings together two of Austin’s most iconic entities to provide the best live entertainment to the city’s burgeoning music scene and its fans. Statesman Skyline Theater at the Long Center is situated in the heart of downtown Austin, overlooking Lady Bird Lake.  The 7,000 capacity venue boasts picturesque views, hundreds of adjacent bars, restaurants and attractions, plus indoor and outdoor VIP areas with balcony-level views of the stage and downtown skyline.  The venue will utilize existing...

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Employee Spotlight: Josefina Casati

Employee Spotlight: Josefina Casati

Hometown: Austin now, but originally Santa Rosa, California Position: Editor of ¡Ahora Sí! Joined Statesman Media: April 1998 School and Degree: Sonoma State University: BA in English Literature/Mass Media Communications Favorite weekend spot: Nature, with my family! The various natural spots around us, like Enchanted Rock or the Green Belt. How did you get started in Journalism? I went to college in California, and I started as an Editorial Assistant for the Press Democrat in Santa Rosa, which was a New York Times-owned local paper. I learned a lot from this experience, and I joined the the Statesman team almost...

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Statesman Media Gives Back Big in 2015

Statesman Media Gives Back Big in 2015

While the Austin American-Statesman delivers news and information that affect its readers, Statesman Media delivers programs that positively affect the community and supports other organizations that do the same. In 2015, that local support totaled an impressive $1.2 million.   The annual Statesman giving program consists of the Statesman Season for Caring campaign, the Statesman Swim Safe for Austin Kids program, employee donations to United Way-affiliated organizations and volunteer participation in the United Way Day of Caring and support of the Cox Employee Relief Fund. The program also includes support of the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Central and South Texas and...

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Employee Spotlight: Karlee Steele

Employee Spotlight: Karlee Steele

Joined Statesman Media: June 2011, CMG 2008 Hometown: El Paso, Texas Position: Sales Manager with a focus on recruitment and regional local majors business School and Degree: Texas State University: BS in Journalism Favorite Beverage: Deep Eddy Ruby Red You have over 15 years of media sales experience. What has the journey looked like? I started as a new business sales rep in the TV world. Back then, they just handed you the Yellow Pages and told you to start selling. I remember working at WRAL/WRAZ in Raleigh/Durham. We were the first CBS/FOX-affiliate stations that had a .com site. At...

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One Day University

One Day University

The Austin American Statesman hosted One Day University here in Austin yesterday. It was a great day of learning and sharing with four award-winning professors. Psychology, Astronomy, History, Politics, and Music were just some of the topics at this season’s event.  Students and professors engaged in healthy discourse and shared learning. Why Some People Are Resilient, and Others Are Not was presented by Dr. Andrew Shatté of  University of Arizona. Here Dr. Shatté shared how habits in how we think have an enormous impact on resilience. This was  followed by Dr. David Helfand’s (Columbia University)  course on What We Know About the Universe (and What We...

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