Technological Disadvantages: 9 Experiences My Children Will Never Have

Blockbuster Video

One night as my family was watching a Netfllix movie, the TV froze and my four-year-old said to his younger sister: “Cora don’t worry, it’s just buffering.” This coming from a kid who can’t tie his own shoes. Whether we like it or not, our children’s upbringing is, and will continue to be, very different […]

TJA Team Talent: Samara Pohlmeyer

We sat down with Samara, the right hand woman to our CEO, to learn a little more about her first month at TJA and what she loves most about her new role! 1.) Where did you grow up? I was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, but my family roots are back east in Boston. I went […]

TJA Team Talent: Michael Escoto

This month, we sat down with the newest member of our web team, Michael! Though he may be quiet, there are many fun facts to learn about him. Sit down, settle in and read more about our web developer.   1.) Where did you grow up? I grew up in Ajo, AZ.  It’s a very small […]

TJA Team Talent: Adam Hansen

This month we sat down with our copywriter, Adam Hansen, to learn a little bit more about where he came from and how he got started in the advertising industry. Read on to get to know our office jokester a little better! 1.) Where did you grow up? I grew up in Marshall, Minnesota—a tiny midwestern town […]

5 Ways to Stay Sane in An Advertising Agency

It is no secret that the advertising industry is a fast paced and stressful industry. While short deadlines and high pressure situations are a part of the gig, I’ve picked up a few habits over the past couple decades that help me keep my cool in a volatile and unpredictable environment. 1. Stop and Stretch […]

Hiring Quality Team Talent

The old saying is “hire slow, fire fast.” When first starting out, I didn’t really know what this meant. Then, I acted in haste, made some REALLY bad hires and paid the ultimate price. Detangling a bad hire from a tight-knit culture like TJA’s is like trying to cure the entire team of the plague. […]

TJA Team Talent: Keller Perry

Public relations may be his M.O., but this month’s TJA team talent, Keller Perry, has more to him than that! Get to know Keller’s background and what he loves most about PR and working at TJA.  1.) What college did you graduate from? Major? Arizona State University with a major in Journalism and Mass Communication, Digital Media […]

TJA Team Talent: John Glynn

The James Agency is filled with some pretty big personalities, but one of the biggest and larger-than-life personalities of our agency is none other than our public relations senior account manager, John Glynn. In this month’s TJA team talent, get to know John’s background and what got him started in the industry! 1. What college did […]

TJA Team Talent: Jennifer Adler

Each and every team member at The James Agency brings their own personality and skills to the table to help create stunning work for our clients. In this month’s TJA team talent, get to know TJA’s director of public relations, Jennifer Adler! What college did you graduate from? Major? I went to UCLA and graduated with […]

TJA Team Talent: Jayne Gaskey

Every person at The James Agency brings his or her own unique genius and, um, offbeat personality to everything we do. We’re like weird puzzle pieces that fit together to make one whole, kick-ass picture. Where did you grow up? I was born and raised in Pontiac, Michigan. I moved to Oregon at age 18, […]