Eckel & Vaughan : Say Something Worth Talking About

We are a full-service strategic communications agency. We help our clients find their voice — what to say, when, where, and how to say it. And then we get the right people talking about you — the right way — through the right channels. That’s what leads to not only getting you noticed, but making you successful.

Our Philosophy

We’re part of your team

When we work with you, we REALLY work with you. That means standing in the trenches alongside you. It’s our job to know your business. Your culture. Your vision. Your history. Your issues and challenges. And to be right there for you — and with you — no matter what. Your problem is our problem. Your goal is our goal. Your victory is our victory. That’s the way we approach everything we do.

We’re always thinking

One visit with our team, and you’ll feel the entrepreneurial energy. None of us believe that what we do is a nine-to-five, punch-the-clock kind of job. Because sometimes the best ideas come when you least expect them. When we bring on someone new to our team, we look for the brightest minds who are always thinking. Always creating. Always looking for new ways and resources to solve problems.

We solve problems

What fuels our collective fire is solving problems. Nothing gets us more charged up. We listen. We ask the right questions. We pay close attention to the world around us. We research. We dig. We gut check. We brainstorm. We collaborate. We vet and vet and vet some more. Our inquisitive and analytical process allows us to develop innovative, effective ways to solve your problems. And then we let the world know.

What We Do Best

We excel in four broad areas, utilizing an arsenal of cross-platform,
integrated marketing, media, and PR tactics to get results.

Brand Management

We help companies and organizations understand what their brand really means and create a relationship — a connection — between you and your consumer.

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Issue Advocacy

We have the experience, tools, and expertise to help you influence political issues, legislative proposals, and public policy positions.

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Reputation Management

We know how to manage a client’s reputation by engaging with the media, engaging with the client’s targets, developing strategic plans and messages that will resonate, and identifying appropriate spokespeople and channels to deliver the message.

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Crisis Communications

We have an unflappable team with the knowledge and experience to help your organization successfully navigate through a crisis.

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Meet the Team

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Harris Vaughan

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Communities throughout North Carolina are collaborating and making necessary investments for job growth. We heard that loud and clear today in Greensboro at a breakfast we co-hosted with Business North Carolina magazine. Darrell Frye, Chairman of the Randolph County Commission and representing the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite, Paul Cozza, Executive Director of the North Carolina Ports Authority, […]

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Matt Ferraguto

LinkedIn’s “Mentioned in the News” Feature Breaks Trust with Users

Last summer, LinkedIn rolled out a new feature, called “Mentioned in the News,” designed to increase engagement on the platform. While this feature may appear innocuous at first, it’s a deceptive practice that can actually damage the reputations of LinkedIn users. Below are more details about the new feature and instructions on how to disable it, […]