About The Show

Welcome to the show page for Hanson & Hunt. This podcast began in 2014, making it one of the longest-running shows that highlight topics in public relations, corporate communications, social media and marketing.

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New episodes are posted in the middle of each month, on a Thursday morning.

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About Arik Hanson

Arik is the principal of ACH Communications, a marketing and communications consultancy in Minneapolis, Minnesota, focused on delivering business results through an integrated mix of digital and traditional PR and marketing channels.

An award-winning communicator and marketer, Arik has more than 25 years experience in marketing, communications and PR. He's also an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas, where he teaches a class in digital and social media marketing. Arik also is an ardent contributor to several organizations. He’s donated time to such organizations as the Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association, the Public Relations Society of America and Winona State University’s Alumni Board. You can find more about Arik by visiting his LinkedIn profile. He's also on Twitter at @arikhanson. You also can email him at arik (at) arikhanson (dot) com. And check out his weekly "Talking Points" email newsletter (Subscribe). 

About Kevin Hunt

Kevin oversees corporate content, channels and analytics in Corporate Communications at General Mills, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His work supports reputation management, media relations and company initiatives - and he leads the strategy, content, social media activity, employee engagement and editorial analytics for the company's corporate channels. Kevin guides a team of channel managers, analysts and archivists. He also is responsible for the strategy and management of the company's social media advocacy program for executives and employees. He’s been with the company since 2010. 

Prior to General Mills, Kevin was the managing editor of social media and content in Corporate Communications for the Legal division of Thomson Reuters. A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire broadcast journalism grad, Kevin spent 10 years as an executive producer/newscast producer at KSTP-TV, and also produced newscasts at WFRV-TV and WEAU-TV. He volunteers with the UW-Eau Claire Communication + Journalism Advisory Board. Contact Kevin on LinkedIn or on Twitter at @kevin_hunt.

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