Jeremy Harper has joined Davis Newman Payne Advertising & Public Relations as a senior copywriter. At the Knoxville, Tenn., shop, Harper will be involved in creative development for all DNP clients. He most recently was a copywriter at Red Deluxe. The agency has also installed Nicole Hickman as an account executive on the Weis Supermarket chain and Eloqui Wireless accounts, among others. Hickman arrives at DNP from Sawyer Riley Compton in Atlanta, where she primarily worked on the Comcast business.