39 episodes

Recognizing top females in marketing, The Show Runner Marketing Podcast is a platform to share knowledge, inspiration and life lessons with others. Creating an accessible network of amazing business women and those that are thirsty for continued learning, Show Runner provides speakers and listeners with a mentoring opportunity through the podcast platform. The show’s host Kathy Cunningham, is a seasoned marketing professional, whose goal is to share the knowledge she has gained from owning and operating Advanced Marketing Strategies, an integrated advertising agency, for over 25 years.

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Recognizing top females in marketing, The Show Runner Marketing Podcast is a platform to share knowledge, inspiration and life lessons with others. Creating an accessible network of amazing business women and those that are thirsty for continued learning, Show Runner provides speakers and listeners with a mentoring opportunity through the podcast platform. The show’s host Kathy Cunningham, is a seasoned marketing professional, whose goal is to share the knowledge she has gained from owning and operating Advanced Marketing Strategies, an integrated advertising agency, for over 25 years.

    EP 38 Sports Marketing After COVID - LPGA and the New Normal, Lindsay Allen

    EP 38 Sports Marketing After COVID - LPGA and the New Normal, Lindsay Allen

    We are excited to have Lindsay Allen back on the show. She not only fills us in on COVID’s effects on Sports Marketing this past year, but she’ll give us a behind-the-scenes look at the  Kia Classic Tournament happening in San Diego, California.
    Lindsay helps manage many LPGA tournaments each year, including the Founders Cup – Phoenix; CME Group Tour Championship – Naples, FL; UL International Crown, and the Solheim Cup, which is in the USA this year.
    A Her duties Include developing advertising & marketing campaigns, creating unique sales opportunities, managing sponsor fulfillment programs, and a plethora of event activities before and during tournament week.
    An alumnus of the University of Oregon, with a Business and Sports Marketing degree, she has over 10 years of tournament management experience and will share her thoughts on leadership and marketing in today’s new normal.


    Lindsay Allen, LPGA Tournament Director

    • 21 min
    EP 37 Creating a Company Culture that Thrives with Author of Contagious Culture, Anese Cavanaugh

    EP 37 Creating a Company Culture that Thrives with Author of Contagious Culture, Anese Cavanaugh

    Show up – Set the tone while intentionally creating a company culture that thrives. Unlock your Power to Influence, Lead and Create the Impact You Want with Anese Cavanaugh, the IEP Method® Intentional Energetic Presence Founder. This podcast is guaranteed to lift your spirits, ignite your energy, and help you redefine your purpose. 
    Anese teaches us how she, and the people she coaches, are leading with intention and taking responsibility for their energy and company culture.
    Her IEP Method® will help you bring your best self to the table and unlock new levels of potential in leadership, work, and personal life enrichment, all without compromising integrity, relationships, or burning out.
    She is warm, funny, and authentic and even shares some life hacks – like how your snooze alarm can help you be more productive! Her latest books, CONTAGIOUS YOU and CONTAGIOUS CULTURE: Show Up, Set the Tone, and Intentionally Create an Organization That Thrives, are personal favorites, dog-eared and well used.


    Anese Cavanaugh, CPO,  Author, Speaker, Leadership & Culture Advisor
    Here’s a preview of the lessons you will learn from this podcast:
    Leadership and Organizational Health  [00:06:29] COVID-19 effects on your personal IEP (Intentional Energetic Presence) from mental health to your physical environment, and how to create better vibrational and connective energy.
    Tips from Successful Executives [00:09:03] How good – good can feel and how to set up the energetic space you need to show up in business and life, and how to stay on track for continued success.
    Dealing with Stress on the Job [11:48] How finding your position of power and choice in stressful situations will positively change your outcomes.
    Management Training [00:14:00] What to do when the lack of clear expectations and clean agreements are derailing your efforts  – resulting in the whack-a-mole syndrome.
    Personal Development Tools [00:17:12] Your self-care practice could be the most surprising way to build up the energetic equity you need to address the chaos of real life.
    Teambuilding and Communication [00:22:03] The three things you can do to create energy for positive and successful interactions with your peers, teams, and clients.
    Defining Your Company Culture   [00:26:04] How using the IEP methods will help to differentiate your company’s brand and allow you to break out of the crowd and stand out. Plus, how to evaluate the health of your organization’s culture during the pandemic and after.
    Creating Effective Online Branding [00:59:15] Marketing and connecting with your audience through social media is a never-ending journey; what you need to know about creating an authentic voice and targeted message.
    Thank you for listening to the Showrunner Marketing Podcast, episode 37: Creating a culture that thrives with Anese Cavanaugh.
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    EP 36 Inspirational Leadership and the Future of Brand Activation with Porsche’s Strategic Marketing Manager, Maegan Moguel

    EP 36 Inspirational Leadership and the Future of Brand Activation with Porsche’s Strategic Marketing Manager, Maegan Moguel

    Maegan represents the next generation of inspirational leadership and the future of brand activation and customer experience. A natural storyteller, she delights us with narratives of her inspiring personal journey. She is a sower of seeds and a bright shining light, which is why I had a blast getting to know her and you will too. Maegan believes in building custom relationships at different times in our lives. And shares the lessons she learned from the special women that have lifted her in her life & career. That’s why she believes in giving back, reaching forward, and pushing for “US”. “Who Runs the World? GIRLS!”
    An experienced brand relationship manager with an extensive background in both the sports and automotive industries, Maegan worked with the Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Falcons, before pivoting to Porsche North America.
    At Porsche, she has cultivated relationships with global partners within the US via brand event activation with the likes of Bose, Michelin, Microsoft, and Embraer Jets. She is also helping to expose Porsche to a diverse and younger audience by aligning the latest in marketing technology with a test, trial, and trust method.


    Maegan Moguel, Strategic Partnership Manager at Porsche Cars North America 
    Here’s a preview of the lessons you will learn from this podcast:
    National Corporate Sponsorships  [06:00] – Maegan first shares her game-changing strategies for relationship building and using non-transactional communications to build trust in people and brands. Then she tells us how this kind of training helped her transition from a dream job in sports marketing and pivoted to a global automotive brand.
    Millennial Marketing Trends [10:22] – It is tricky reaching out to diverse demographics and trying to stay true to your core brand voice. That’s why Maegan shares the tactics she uses to help her create unique experiences and build authentic brand connections.
    Non-Transferable Customer Experiences [12:05] – We explore the cutting-edge techniques that were introduced at the Porsche Driven by Vision Booth at the Inbound Conference as Meagan recounts Porsche’s fresh approach to customer engagement. For instance, how speaking to the new generation of entrepreneurs, social change-makers and future leaders requires a personal and unique approach.
    The Future Of Brand Activation  [16:30] – Maegan brings her inspirational brand of leadership to the future of brand activation as she explains how collaborations with fashion brands like Dior, Nike, and Michael Jordan can help create authentic connections with new audiences.
    Multicultural Communication Trends [21:06] – How brands like Spotify and Pandora are using the language of music and the tools of science to deliver added value to unique and targeted personas with cultural differences. 
    Are Brands Listening to You? [24:49] – Kathy and Maegan discuss how brands are gathering information, adding value, and customizing messaging. Then they explain how the exchange of information can lead to better storytelling and a positive relationship between big data and brand building.
    Sowing the Seeds of Inspirational Leadership  [27:24] – Maegan has a cheerful brand of inspirational leadership. She shares examples of how she builds trust and authenticity through non-transactional moments that help produce strong and irreplaceable teams! 
     
     “My light doesn’t dim by lighting another’s light”
    A Remarkable Mentorship Story [32:13] – As the first in her family to graduate college, Meagan needed to embrace the mentoring process. She shares how it helped her succeed, understand, and build a personal and professional space at different times in her life. 
    “You never forget your first mentor!”
    Push for US! [38:22] – Some fun advice from Maegan and Beyoncé on how women leaders can use their voices a

    • 49 min
    EP 35 Breakthrough Branding and Leadership Strategies with Marketing VP at Nissan, Allyson Witherspoon

    EP 35 Breakthrough Branding and Leadership Strategies with Marketing VP at Nissan, Allyson Witherspoon

    Fresh off the launch of the exhilarating new TV spot featuring Brie Larson and the new Nissan Sentra, Allyson shares her breakthrough branding and leadership strategies. She is humble, insightful, and incredibly open about her rollercoaster journey moving from New York, Amsterdam, Japan, and back to Nashville. As a result, she is comfortable outside her comfort zone even when the stakes couldn’t be any higher!
    With a celebrated and fascinating career trajectory, Allyson has always been one to watch since she was named an Automotive News “40 Under 40” industry executive in 2014.
    As a courageous and impactful leader in the automotive industry, Allyson feels a responsibility to be a role model and to help other women. She says, “You don’t aspire to be something you don’t see”. Therefore, we are so lucky to have Allyson as an inspiration as she leads the marketing, communications, and customer journey for the Nissan Motor Corporation brand as well as its entire dealer network.
    Buckle up, because this is a fast and furious interview packed with adventure!


    Allyson Witherspoon, VP, Marketing at Nissan Motor Corporation
    Here’s a preview of the lessons you will learn from this podcast:
    Campaign Strategies [05:08] – Allyson shares her strategy behind launching the new 2020 Nissan Sentra. Then she explains how using a “Twitter first View” helped build momentum and jumpstart a national product launch campaign.
    Marketing Challenges [08:50] – We’ll learn from the critical marketing challenges Allyson and her team are focusing on at Nissan. Including doing away with the old product “launch and leave” approach.
    The Future of the Customer Journey [12:03] – Kathy and Allyson discuss the future of the automotive customer journey. Including ways in which old marketing tactics are being replaced with personalized, thoughtful, and respectful conversations. Also how big data mining follows the digital trails consumers are leaving.
    The Business Side of Marketing [20:58] – From her view in the C-Suite, she explains how Nissan is changing the culture and aspirations of the automotive industry. Allyson is able to contribute by driving sustainable, profitable business at scale. As a result of using a one-team mentality, she has helped eliminate corporate battles that get in the way of cross-functional support and faster product development.
    New Advertising Tactics [26:13] – Kathy & Allyson discuss brands outside the Automotive Industry. Plus, Allyson shares how Nissan is using marketing strategies to reach Gen Z and millennial-minded audiences.
    Career Advice [32:28] – Allyson shares her personal brand and courageous leadership philosophy. In addition, she shares the importance of taking on the messy stuff and tackling fear. She even gives tips on how to develop your private board of directors.
    Award-Winning Leadership [36:29] – How Allyson’s recent Female Frontier Award for Breaking Brand Barriers is pushing the Nissan brand to the next level. And we get a unique look at how “training at altitude” gets you in shape for the rigors of global leadership.
    Mentoring [45:00] – Allyson shares some of the knowledge she gained from being a senior-level executive in a man’s world. Plus, how mentoring has helped her become a successful businesswoman. And a couple of Allyson’s daily habits that help to contribute to her success.
     
    Thank you for listening!
    Plus, listen to a special episode with Allyson as she shares how Nissan transitioned during COVID-19 and is shaping marketing history.
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    • 56 min
    EP 34 Building a Lasting Brand - Host Kathy Cunningham

    EP 34 Building a Lasting Brand - Host Kathy Cunningham

    Here is a special solo-cast edition of the Show Runner Marketing Podcast featuring Kathy Cunningham’s live keynote speech at the Women in Automotive Convention. Kathy reveals the secrets to our recipe for BUILDING A LASTING BRAND.
    If you’re an owner, a manager, a leader, a product representative, or a member of a team that could use some direction on how to strengthen your entire marketing and sales efforts, this presentation will give you the simple tools you need to bring a fresh perspective to your organization and its brand position.
    Learn our THREE STEP PROCESS for defining your meaningful points of difference and releasing the power of a strong brand positioning statement onto all of your marketing and sales efforts.


    Kathy Cunningham, Founder & President of Advanced Marketing Strategies
    In this Show Runner Marketing Podcast you will learn:
    Why 56% of millennials say, they’d rather clean their homes than do this… How to avoid spending your precious resources on the wrong tactics and the wrong messages How manufacturers, dealers, vendors, and suppliers can differentiate their products and services to stand out in THE NEW RETAIL Why your brand is like a cow Which brands set themselves apart and own an entire category and even an emotion How to take your company essence and strategize it down to the core concepts How to articulate your brand promise and get your whole team on the same page The difference between an attribute and a benefit and why it matters Finding your marketing sweet spot How to focus your efforts on the people and the products that yield the most ROI Why using stories can elicit powerful empathetic responses and increase loyalty and sales

    • 19 min
    EP 33 VP Marketing Nissan USA - COVID-19 - Shaping Marketing History - Allyson Witherspoon

    EP 33 VP Marketing Nissan USA - COVID-19 - Shaping Marketing History - Allyson Witherspoon

    Allyson and I sat down for an interview in mid-March to talk about marketing, leadership, and the launch of the new Nissan Sentra. Soon after, March 19th, the government shut down the economy.
    Allyson graciously agreed to update our conversation with her thoughts from the C-suite. We talk about the setbacks, opportunities, and transitional marketing strategies in light of COVID-19.
    She shares with us how Nissan has come together as a team using ingenuity and a scrappy can-do attitude to support the nation and its customers.
    Anyone that loves marketing and understands that now is the time to jump in and make a difference, will want to hear these tips from one of the top CMOs in the country – who is making marketing history!


    Allyson Witherspoon,VP, Marketing at Nissan Motor Corporation
    In this Show Runner Marketing Podcast you will learn:
    Leadership and communication tips on how to keep transparency, fluidity, and a sense of control during a global pandemic.  How skunkworks type projects gave way to radical innovation in a time of crisis. Kicking into crisis management mode and adapting marketing and messaging in real-time.   What opportunities the automotive industry & other retail marketers should prepare for in the new normal. Solidifying the future of e-commerce with digital shopping tools and more! The exhausting pace of change. Why marketers will need to adapt and retool their strategies to prepare for a robust future. With consumers in the driver’s seat, how to develop the types of consumer experience that will engage the new prospect post-COVID-19. The business side of a pandemic, planning for economic recovery.

    • 14 min

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geewiz1 ,

Love this!

Such great content, and interesting guests. Would recommend this show to all women looking to gain valuable industry insights. Really enjoyed episode #12!

Gghvfg ,

Great podcast!

Would recommend for anyone working or interested in marketing! Great stories, informative tips, all the while quietly putting women on the forefront.

Maya Baran ,

Great tips

I really enjoy this podcast and learning more about the different areas of marketing. I really like hearing other women's stories and their journey in the industry. The advice from the podcast is so valuable!

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