MeadsDurket Expands Offerings to Include Public Relations and Social Media, Hires Carrie Jones: Clients Del Mar Racetrack and MacroAir Expand Relationship

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MeadsDurket Now Provides Public Relations and Social Media Services: Hires Carrie Jones As Vice President

“PR and social are a vital part of our clients' integrated programs and we're thrilled to have someone with Carrie's creativity and experience leading the way for us."

MeadsDurket ( has hired Carrie Jones to expand the company’s offerings in the public relations and social media sectors. Jones will serve as vice president of PR and social media and brings to the agency her deep experience in the field developed through 14 years leading award-winning teams and programs. Current agency clients Del Mar Racetrack and MacroAir are expanding their long-standing relationship with MeadsDurket to now include all PR and social media. This is in addition to continuing branding, advertising and promotions with the agency.

“PR and social are a vital part of our clients’ integrated programs,” said Gary Meads, CEO of MeadsDurket. “We’re excited to bring this expertise in-house and are thrilled to have someone with Carrie’s creativity and experience leading these powerful channels of communication.”

Jones brings an extensive background in the world of hospitality, lifestyle, and consumer product PR to her role at MeadsDurket. Prior to joining MeadsDurket, Jones worked as senior vice president at i.d.e.a., where she led its reputation department for 10 years. She developed and executed award winning PR and social media programs for clients such as the Del Mar Racetrack, Tiffany & Co., Harrah’s Resort Southern California, The San Diego Museum of Art, Seaport Village, Islands Restaurants and numerous hotels and restaurants throughout Southern California.

Jones’ prior positions include: public relations manager of Benson Marketing Group, a boutique agency in Napa Valley specializing in the wine industry, where she led regional and national PR programs and events; and The Townsend Agency, a full service high tech agency, where she supported national and international PR, trade and b-to-b programs. Jones is a 2012 graduate of LEAD San Diego’s IMPACT program.

About MeadsDurket

From their offices in San Diego’s East Village, MeadsDurket offers brand, PR and advertising services to clients from Fortune 500 to not-for-profits. They create value through a communications process built around a company’s brand story. Their StoryBuilding, StorySelling and StorySharing platforms deliver a bigger share of voice and deeper level of customer engagement. To see examples of brand stories and learn more about MeadsDurket, visit


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