MFM Looks At Localism At WTOP-Hosted Event


WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senior Economic Analyst and Washington Bureau Chief for will be the keynote speaker for Media Financial Management Association’s (MFM) Localism Event on February 12.

Entitled “Consumer Purchasing and Other Trends that Affect Media Advertising,” the luncheon featuring’s Mark Hamrick will be held at the newly christened studios of Hubbard Radio’s all-News WTOP, in Chevy Chase, Md.

The event is scheduled for 11:30am-1:30pm.

Hamrick is best known for his analysis of the economy, including the job market and the Federal Reserve, and writes about those subjects for Bankrate. He is also the former head of business news for broadcast at the Associated Press.

“We are pleased to host Hamrick for our first Localism Event of 2019,” said Mary M. Collins, President and CEO of MFM and its BCCA subsidiary. “His insider knowledge of the media and advertising landscape will provide useful insights to our members and to guests who are interested in learning more about MFM programs.”

MFM’s Localism events are designed to offer members an opportunity for education and networking in their local community. Events are typically planned and sponsored by area members. Most Localism events also provide the opportunity for attendees to earn one Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit.

MFM’s 2019 Localisms will take place in Washington, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, and New York. Events are free to attend, but participants must pre-register.