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okcBIZ goes fully digital

Print version merges with Oklahoma Gazette after this issue Heralding a transformation of its business publications, Tierra Media Group President and CEO Bill Bleakley is announcing plans to merge the monthly print version of okcBIZ into its largest publication, Oklahoma Gazette, after publication of this issue of the magazine. The company will enhance and enlarge

Day in the life

4 a.m.: Out of bed. Meet my husband, Dick, in the hall on his way to bed after a late night of emails with his Vietnam reunion group and a marathon of 24 reruns. I am the sun. He is the moon. 4:07 a.m.: Cuddle up with our ragdoll kitties, fresh coffee and Jesus Calling,

Biz gets new boss

Bill Bleakley, president and CEO of Tierra Media Group, the parent company of okcBIZ and Oklahoma Gazette, made the announcement on Jan. 22. “In 2009, Jeffri-Lynn directed the conversion of our biweekly newspaper, OKC Business, to the monthly magazine we know today as okcBIZ,” Bleakley says. “Since then, she has overseen the day-today operations of

That’s a wrap

Vehicle wrap companies such as Smartwrap OK and Monster Graphx say more people are catching on to the idea of creating a personal advertising campaign at a fraction of the cost. Guerilla marketing: That’s what Landon Ramm, co-founder of Monster Graphx in Edmond, calls vehicle wraps. The former Fastsigns franchisee decided to specialize in vehicle

Gazette’s Halloween Parade set for Oct. 27

Gazette’s Halloween Parade began as the Gazette’s Ghouls Gone Wild Parade in 2007, with almost 20,000 spectators and 64 entries. Last year, the parade boasted more than 60,000 in attendance, with 65 entries and more than 2,000 participants and 200 volunteers. This year, Gazette’s Halloween Parade will showcase many entertaining floats and walking groups. Live

Turkish delight

The 17th-century Blue Mosque provides a backdrop for the group during a tour of Istanbul. Front, left to right, Juley Roffers, Russ Florence, Louisa McCune-Elmore, Linda Meoli and Orhan Kucukosman. Back, left to right, Bill Bleakley, Murat Zengindemir, Kelly Burley and Jim Langdon. Kucuksoman and Zengindemir were hosts during the trip. According to The Economist,