errin Communications specializes in putting words to work for your organization, by creating marketing campaigns, direct response letters, newsletters, advertising promotions, press releases and Web site development. We provide editorial services, event planning and media strategies. As a full-service communications group based in the metro Washington D.C. area, Ferrin Communications offers effective results with an international perspective.
By tailoring each project to meet the client’s objectives, we can offer the highest quality of professional services in a highly effective and focused way. Avoid the big-agency run-around, and the ‘get-it-later’ syndrome. To maximize impact, Ferrin Communications develops plans targeted to individual clients for strategic effectiveness. We specialize in direct, hands-on involvement in each project.
Ferrin Communications offers creative marketing, advertising, and promotion services with the clients’ needs foremost in mind. At the center of every campaign is the concise, compelling use of words. Margaret Ferrin brings over 20 years experience in communication services. She has worked for a wide range of corporate and educational organizations including: The University of Maryland, The Johns Hopkins University Press, The Children’s Defense Fund, The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, The Brookings Institution, Phi Beta Kappa Society, and other educational organizations.
Peggy has served as Associate Publisher of The New Republic Magazine and The American Scholar. She has worked as an advisor to Issues in Science and Technology of The National Academies of Science, Lenz.se of the Swedish Teknikbin, and VSA arts, an affiliate of the Kennedy Center.
She has written and edited magazine feature articles, advertising copy, grant reports, newsletters, press releases, and educational curriculum. In 2006 she attended the prestigious Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference in Middlebury, Vermont, after winning a Leadership in Teaching grant to participate. Peggy has also taught at the University of Virginia and George Washington University in their publications specialist programs.
She received her B.A. in English at Earlham College, her Masters in Writing at The Johns Hopkins University and attended the Harvard-Radcliffe Publishing Procedures Course.
She has been part of the fast-paced and quality-oriented teams on magazines that have won two National Magazine Awards. Her creative management has developed award-winning direct mail packages from groups including the Direct Marketing Association of Washington Maxi awards. Peggy feels the best award she could ever earn is the continued dedication and return of her loyal clients who regularly make the choice to use Ferrin Communications and refer others to the firm.