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Effective communication is clear, proactive and nimble. Our team is experienced across the communications landscape and equipped to help you with almost any type of scenario.

Today’s 24/7 news cycle requires anticipating what might happen before it does, then knowing what to do, when to do it and how to do it effectively at a moment’s notice. We develop strategic and proactive messaging plans to address a variety of communication needs, from creating general awareness to managing moments of crisis.

The value of communication cannot be overestimated.


When you are in crisis or encounter something that will damage your brand, you need help immediately. Our team knows how to handle crises fast and with proven techniques that get results. We recognize the impacts that a crisis brings upon a business or a person and work to find ways to mitigate current issues and any other matters that could possibly occur in the future. We know how to move quickly and effectively. Our team has credibility in PR, a trusted relationship with statewide media, deep experience, and an understanding of how to get the results you need. This work is personal to us and we jump in right away to problem solve and strategize. You can trust us to get the results you need. 


Effective communication starts internally and works its way to the outside. We develop organizational communication plans that match your workplace culture and internal processes. Ensuring your employees know what to say and when to say it helps create a centralized source for information and prevents misinformation from spreading.


Public perception is key to any successful campaign. Our community outreach efforts start with researching the audience to clearly understand their concerns and how best to reach and influence them. We analyze the data to develop insights that will lead to a plan for introduction and acceptance. We use the latest research and outreach tools to gain insights quickly and effectively.


All of the work we do starts with listening and questioning. We use a variety of research tools to understand your audience and gain insights into your brand. From quantitative to qualitative research, we identify actionable insights to effectively reach your target audiences with the right message at the right time.


Your brand’s reputation is more than just what people say about it it’s the sum of all their experiences and opinions, both positive and negative. We actively work to manage relationships with audiences to build long-term and positive connections. We also have a proven process to help with reputation remediation if negative perceptions arise.


We understand media and what it means to be a journalist in today’s world. We’ve developed trusted relationships with many media organizations, which leads to delivering newsworthy stories and attracting media attention. We have a deep understanding and thorough process for working with local, regional and national media organizations.


The success of government agencies’ engagement with initiatives relies on community support. We work alongside your organization to develop strategic communications for policy changes, public/private partnerships and major projects. We’re experienced with public information efforts to build awareness and support for public endeavors.


Our team has first hand experience with the inner workings of a newsroom. We use our expertise to help your organization train staff and employees on effective communication and brand representation. These trainings are informative, actionable and offer tools that help you manage your communication efforts moving forward.

Sample Work

Lane Community College

Lane Community College, a client of Funk/Levis for more than three decades, entrusted our agency to provide comprehensive marketing services for its 2020 bond measure. This included leading both an information and advocacy campaign. Founded in 1964, Lane Community College is a pillar of our community. Our partnership with the college Read More