Purple Strategies

A Communications Strategist Discusses the Overlap of Politics and Branding

Specs Who Kevin Hauswirth Age 29

Purple Strategies Hires From Burnett, Emanuel Team

Purple Strategies continues to build its Chicago office and ambitions for more brand business with the addition of Leo Burnett executive creative director Chris Julcher and Kevin Hauswirth, a senior member of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s communications team who served as the city’s first director of social media.

Issue Ads to Go Into Overdrive

So long, Mitt. Hello, “Got Debt?” Spoofs of landmark ads are part of a new campaign from the Fix the Debt group, and they are the tip of a tsunami of legislative-issue messaging that’s expected to emerge in the coming weeks and months.