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RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 14, 2022) French/​West/​Vaughan (FWV), one of the nation’s 20 largest independently held public relations and integrated marketing agencies, today announced two new hires to support the agency’s award-winning creative practice.

Gray Sandford brings more than 15 years of advertising industry experience to his position as an Associate Creative Director at FWV. In prior roles at BBDO, Ogilvy, Grey Group and Saatchi & Saatchi, he provided copywriting and creative direction for a range of clients including AT&T and Kodak. Sandford earned a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from NC State University and later studied at The Creative Circle in Atlanta.

Emily Horvath will serve as a Graphic Designer supporting accounts in the travel and tourism and pet product spaces. Previously at Element Brands, she supported consumer product companies including the Natural Dog Company, KP Elements and TriLastin. Horvath graduated from High Point University with a bachelor’s degree in strategic communications and graphic design.

We are pleased to welcome these two skilled creative professionals to our growing team,” said FWV Chairman & CEO Rick French. Their talents and expertise will bolster the agency’s ability to deliver breakthrough campaigns on behalf of our clients.”

FWV employs more than 130 public relations, public affairs, social media, advertising and digital marketing experts among its Raleigh, New York City, Los Angeles, Boston and Tampa offices. To find information on careers at FWV, visit fwv​-us​.com/​C​a​reers.

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