Who we are

We’re consultants, strategists, problem solvers, planners, creators and advisors.

What sets us apart is our experience, our expertise, and our approach. We know that communications strategies and challenges shouldn’t be siloed but instead integrated into every aspect of the business to support the end goals. We love telling stories and helping other people figure out how to tell theirs. And we like our clients–as consultants we get to spend a lot of time hanging out with clients, getting to know who they are and what makes their company tick or tock. We value those long term relationships, some of which extend back 30 years. Get to know some of our clients.

We’ve lived life in businesses like yours—meaning we don’t have agency tunnel vision. We’ve worked in-house for Fortune 200’s and innovative start-ups. We’ve been responsible for meeting business objectives and managing the bottom line. And we’ve developed programs that have attracted and retained large audiences. Communications isn’t just something we majored in—it’s what we’ve used to create solutions to very real business challenges. That’s why we work as a consultancy and not an agency—our holistic approach as consultants means we work with you to understand your overarching business objectives, not just your marketing or promotional plans.

What do we do when we’re not doing this?

Nora cycles, volunteers for “Tree Tenders”, re-reads John Le Carre novels, explores medieval history and adds to her collection of conversant languages. Mike golfs, cooks, collects wine, sheperds his dogs and stays glued to the TV whenever the Saints or LSU are playing.

Nora started her career in sales for a start-up tech company and moved into marketing communications, working with Verizon, AT&T, Lucent and Avaya.

She was involved in a number of key launches including voicemail services for Verizon, dial-up videoconferencing for AT&T and the launch of the first site for web film, with Comcast. She produced web film content for Comcast, Media One and Europe On Line. Through her work in digital film she became involved in producing festivals and events and segued to corporate events for pharma and tech clients, working as a writer and coach. Nora has also written for the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine and Reuters. LinkIn with Nora.

Learn more about Nora’s story experience.

Mike started in radio and television before he graduated from high school and was a television executive by age 24. Mike was an executive producer of the evening news, live sports, live political coverage and documentaries. He moved from the production suite to the C-Suite when he joined the Tribune Company, where he launched the nation’s largest regional 24-hour cable news channel. He was the first person to introduce cameras into the print newsroom and has consulted for the BBC, CBS, Fox and the CPB.

Prior to launching Bridge View Media, Mike created both a venture capital fund and a strategic advisory firm that worked with consumer products, online education, finance and technology firms. He also served as President of an international online learning company and has extensive expertise in both curriculum and instructional design for both profit and non-profit organizations.  

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Bridge View Media is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).

About our clients

Our clients come from the worlds of tech, biotech, pharma, online learning, finance, media and manufacturing. Learn more here.