Press Releases

Civilian Recognized in Ad Age Best Places to Work 2024

Civilian has been named one of the Ad Age Best Places to Work 2024. The annual ranking showcases companies that lead the industry in factors ranging from pay and benefits to corporate culture and leadership. In announcing the rankings, Ad Age commended this year’s winners for overcoming the industry’s challenges of an unsettled economy, changing media…

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Celebrating Growth and Impact: Civilian Agency Signs Third Statewide Contract in 2023

We are excited to announce a significant milestone in our journey of growth and impact at Civilian. Our unwavering dedication to purpose-driven marketing has led us to secure our third statewide contract this year. These contracts address critical societal issues, including youth suicide prevention, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and providing concrete support to individuals impacted…

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Civilian Agency is Growing, with a New Office, New Client Wins, and Key New Hires

Kim Coutts  |  

SAN DIEGO, CA (August 24, 2021) - Civilian Agency continues to build on a three-year trajectory of strong growth. The California-based marketing communications agency dedicated to strengthening communities and inspiring meaningful change recently won a high-profile new contract, expanded and renewed campaigns for major clients, moved into new space downtown, and brought on key new…

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Civilian Unveils San Diego Community Power Logo and Brand

We are excited to announce a significant milestone in our journey of growth and impact at Civilian. Our unwavering dedication to purpose-driven marketing has led us to secure our third statewide contract this year. These contracts address critical societal issues, including youth suicide prevention, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and providing concrete support to individuals impacted…

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Teens Drink Less When They Know the Facts

Kim Coutts  |  

 Local Schools See Lower Rates of Teen Drinking Thanks to a New Community Education Campaign  Alcohol is everywhere: it’s on billboards, in magazines and movies, and in many homes. Seeing alcohol all around us may lead many parents and teens to mistakenly believe that drinking is an inevitable rite of passage for high school students.…

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Civilian Awarded for Marketing Efforts to Reduce Teen Alcohol Use

The National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) presented Civilian Agency with a Silver Donald J. Berreth Award for Health Marketing for its work on behalf of the not-for-profit Mission Hospital. Civilian’s parallel campaigns aimed at reducing teen alcohol use in several Orange County, California high schools—Strength in Numbers and Raising Healthy Teens—were recognized for excellence…

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Civilian Agency Campaigns Win Three MarCom Awards

Team celebrates creating a positive impact in education, mental health and global connections The MarCom Awards, an international program honoring excellence in marketing and communications, has recognized Civilian Agency with two platinum and one gold award for excellence in global marketing communications. The annual awards program, run by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals’,…

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The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Chooses Civilian Agency as Brand Marketing Partner

Kim Coutts  |  

Local Social Change Firm Awarded Three-Year Contract SAN DIEGO (Nov. 6, 2019) — The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, operator of San Diego International Airport, recently awarded Civilian with the contract for a long-term strategic brand marketing campaign. Twelve agencies submitted proposals for the work with four firms advancing to the interview round and…

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Kim Coutts: Public Relations Superhero

Sarah Flocken  |  

Earlier this month, after an extensive search for the perfect candidate, Civilian welcomed Kim Coutts as our new Director of Communications and Outreach—and she’s worth the wait. Kim brings more than 25 years of experience, including a stint as SVP and partner at leading global PR agency FleishmanHillard, and five years of running her own…

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Let’s “Mete” Pete

Recently, we welcomed Pete Levine to the Civilian team as our new Director of Client Services. His processes and presence have already made a positive impact in the short time he’s been here, so we sat down with Pete to learn more about his experience, what drew him to Civilian, and if he had any…

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