Inside the Media Mind of Sandra Erwin: The Politics of Space

As a career defense reporter, Sandra Erwin focuses on providing forward-thinking information to her readers with a political twist. After being told she had an obvious talent for writing while working at the American Defense Preparedness Association, Sandra went on to become an editor of NDIA’s National Defense Magazine and a Pentagon correspondent for Real […]

The Evolution of Professional Social Media

Hello, world! Do you remember the first time you created a social media account? For many of us, it was in the mid-early 2000s, on a platform like MySpace, or if you were really hip, one of those newfangled platforms called “Twitter” or “Facebook”. Regardless of which platform you signed into, it’s likely you weren’t […]

Women Rising: A Promising Wrap-up to DC CyberWeek

As DC CyberWeek came to a close, I had the privilege of attending an inspiring reception celebrating women in cybersecurity. Many thanks to The CyberWire and the other generous sponsors who hosted such a gracious evening. With about 300 women in attendance, the event was powerful proof that women in cyber are a growing force. […]

Inside the Media Mind of Grant Gross: The Progression and Regulation of Technology and Public Policy

Ever since his shy high school days, Grant Gross has been passionate about three things: technology, public policy and journalism. These interests are what propelled his journalism career and took him from covering school board and county commission meetings to becoming a highly regarded technology reporter. As a journalist for nearly 30 years, 14 of […]

The State of Election Security – 2018 and Beyond

W2 Communications and cybersecurity solutions provider ForeScout presented a timely panel discussion on Election Security as part of DC CyberWeek. The conversation was moderated by Federal News Network’s Sean Kelley; panelists included Susannah Goodman, Director of Election Security at Common Cause; Chris Wlaschin, Vice President of Systems Security at Election Systems & Software; and Shawn […]

CYBERTACOS Makes its Mark on DC CyberWeek

In the midst of CyberScoop’s DC CyberWeek and National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, more than 300 cybersecurity professionals gathered on Tuesday night for yet another CYBERTACOS®! Held at MXDC, CYBERTACOS welcomed attendees from all over the Washington, D.C. metro region for a night full of networking and bottomless tacos. With a line out the door from […]

Industry News In Brief (October 15, 2018)

MCLEAN, VA — W2 Communications has acquired the Northern Virginia agency Mesh Omnimedia. This acquisition transforms W2 Communications from a public relations and content creation firm into a full-service communications and branding organization that delivers creative design and digital marketing services, including video production, SEO and website development.   READ THE FULL ARTICLE

A New Era for W2 Communications, Infusing Creativity into Everything We Do

W2 Communications Expands Brand Building – Acquires Nationally Recognized Creative Firm This year, W2 Communications is 15 years old – and a lot has changed in those 15 years. Not in the least is the recent addition of W2 Communications’ digital and creative team and services. I’ll get to that in a little more detail farther down in […]

W2 Communications Acquires Mesh Omnimedia, Expanding Creative and Digital Services

New Chief Creative Officer to Oversee Digital Team and Offerings including Video Production, Visual Design and Website Design and Development MCLEAN, Va. and SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. – October 9, 2018–  W2 Communications, an integrated communications firm, announced today the acquisition of Mesh Omnimedia, a nationally recognized,  leading creative agency based in Northern Virginia. This acquisition transforms […]

Inside the Media Mind of Sara Fischer: Keeping up with Media Trends

Sara Fischer, media reporter for Axios, covers a very unique beat and something we haven’t covered on the podcast before. That is the media itself. On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we discuss some of the challenges Sara faces as a journalist covering media, how technology has evolved and has shaped the […]