Sunday, March 28, 2010


Ask TBC: When does mail in the blue boxes get picked up? (The Bakersfield Californian)

Q: The sooner I get a disc to Netflix, the sooner it will ship the next one to me. Is there any advantage to putting a piece of mail in a certain mailbox at a certain time? For example, at the main post office by the airport (on Pegasus Drive), do they collect the mail in those front boxes in the mornings? What about the downtown mailboxes? In other areas, I've seen multiple collection times ...

Thursday, March 25, 2010


Postal worker reluctant to call himself a hero after acts of kindness (WIS News 10 Columbia)

To current postal worker and retired military man Larry Baker, each day delivering the mail is like a mission. "Delivering mail is the objective and do what I can to accomplish it," said Baker.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010


MediaPost - People on the Move - March 23, 2010

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - MediaPost - People on the Move

Every Tuesday MediaPost brings you the scoop on who's doing what and where in the advertising media world. If you know of someone in the field who has recently changed jobs, or would like to recommend a colleague for a MediaPost spotlight, please email us at
Mark Waggoner
Mark Waggoner was named executive creative director, brand creative for the west coast region of Razorfish. He will oversee brand creative work for all West accounts, which includes MillerCoors and Microsoft. Prior to joining Razorfish, Waggoner served as a creative director at Wieden + Kennedy and Sandstrom Partners.
Monty Hudson
Monty Hudson has joined RingRevenue as executive vice president of sales. Previously, Hudson was vice president of sales and media for AudienceScience, where he managed the company's national sales and media development teams and developed strategic network partnerships.
Steve Ustaris
OwnerIQ hired Steve Ustaris as vice president of agency relations and business development. Previously, Ustaris spent more than 10 years with Carat, most recently as group media director, responsible for the group media services group in the firm's Boston office.
Eddie Prentiss
Eddie Prentiss joined OLSON as creative director. Prentiss has been running his own shop, Prentiss Inc and playing on the National Dodgeball League team, the Las Vegas Vipers.
Anne Benvenuto
McCann New York
McCann New York hired Anne Benvenuto as director of behavioral planning. Benvenuto comes to McCann NY from IPG sister agency R/GA, where she served as director of strategic services for six years.
Brian O'Mara
Baskin-Robbins hired Brian O'Mara as vice president of marketing USA. Prior to joining Baskin-Robbins, O'Mara served as vice president, chief marketing officer for McDonald's Canada.
Chris Little
DoubleVerify hired Chris Little as director of sales for the western region. Previously, Little served as director of northwest and Midwest sales for Jumptap.
Genevieve Loriant and Catherine Labbate
Mediabrands hired Genevieve Loriant as PR & communications director, Asia Pacific. In addition, Catherine Labbate joined Mediabrands Australia as creative producer.
Sandy Kolkey
Draftfcb named Sandy Kolkey president of Draftfcb New York. Kolkey most recently was executive vice president /group management director at Draftfcb Chicago, responsible for the Boeing, Dow, Diners Club, Blue Cross Blue Shield, MoneyGram and Chicago Cubs accounts.
Roger Baxter
Publicis Seattle
Publicis Seattle named Roger Baxter as executive vice president, chief strategy officer. Prior to joining the agency, Baxter was managing partner of the Hall & Partners New York office.
John Kautz and Erin Watson
Rawle Murdy Associates
Rawle Murdy Associates promoted John Kautz to director of brand management and Erin Watson to senior account director.
James Welsh
The Marketing Arm
James Welsh was named creative director at The Marketing Arm, Dallas. Welsh spent the last four years as a creative consultant.
Lyndsey Murphy and Drew Wahl
AKQA San Francisco
AKQA San Francisco promoted Lyndsey Murphy to search operations director and Drew Wahl to search strategy director.
Steve Ridley
Kinetic Worldwide
Kinetic Worldwide promoted Steve Ridley to global chief executive officer, up from global chief operation officer.
Darren Himebrook and Carla Poumian-Ruiz
La Comunidad
La Comunidad named Darren Himebrook as director of interactive production and Carla Poumian-Ruiz as senior account director.
Mark Lewis
Redscout named Mark Lewis as strategy director. He joins Redscout from DDB San Francisco, where he served as an account planning director.
Rosann Calisi
Rosann Calisi joins Eleven, San Francisco as director of creative services. Calisi joins the company from Deutsch Los Angeles where she was senior vice president, director of creative services.
Andres Navarro
Zemoga hired Andres Navarro as managing director, based in the company's Bogota, Colombia, office. Most recently, Navarro was Mediabrands' chief digital officer of Latin America.
Alyson Brown
Vector Media
Alyson Brown joined the New York Office of Vector Media as an account executive. Brown was most recently an account executive at Kinetic New York.

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Postal workers angered by consolidation plan (ABC 7 Chicago)

Suburban postal workers are protesting a plan to consolidate mail sorting in the western suburbs.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010


Former Orange Beach postal carrier pleads guilty to stealing prepaid Verizon cards (Mobile Press-Register)

A former letter carrier pleaded guilty today to stealing mail from her route in Orange Beach, the same post office where a pair of drivers who were sentenced weekday failed to deliver more than 3,400 pieces of mail.

Sunday, March 14, 2010


• Some support end to Saturday mail delivery (The Salisbury Post)

By Shelley Smith With the U.S. Postal Service facing a projected $7 billion loss in 2010 alone, some Salisbury residents say they support cutting Saturday delivery. Some say they don't even check their mail on a daily basis ...

Tuesday, March 09, 2010


Pueblo postal workers prosecuted for mail theft (KOAA Colorado Springs - Pueblo)

Three postal workers in Pueblo who were caught stealing money from mail are being punished. According to the USPS Office of Inspector General the employees have been prosecuted. The Inspector General says on December 21, 2009 Nathan Valdez pled guilty to mail theft by an employee. Valdez is scheduled to be sentenced in March. The agency says Jerardo Robertson admitted to stealing gift cards from ...

Sunday, March 07, 2010


Reduce postal delivery days - Sun, 07 Mar 2010 PST (The Spokesman-Review)

The Postal Service is now proposing adjustments to their delivery schedule, which may mean no mail service on Saturday. Bravo! About time. I think I can live with only five days of junk mail. As far as I’m concerned, they could deliver mail only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Thursday, March 04, 2010


Postal Service Urged to Weigh Three-Days-a-Week Mail (Update1) (BusinessWeek)

The U.S. Postal Service, facing a $238 billion budget deficit by 2020, should consider cutting delivery to as few as three days a week as the agency attempts to pare costs, a consulting firm said.

Tuesday, March 02, 2010


Would You Miss Saturday Mail Delivery? The Postal Service Wants to Cut a 6th Day to Save Money. (ABC News)

ABC News' 'World News With Diane Sawyer' asks its question of the day on the United States Postal Service's plan to cut Saturday mail delivery to save money.

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