Rick Dodge has worked in the mass media business for 22 years, directing the marketing for some of northern New York’s most prominent businesses.
–PLATTSBURGH, NY: After graduating from SUNY Cortland in 1987 with a Bachelor’s in communications and political science, Rick worked in television news and commercial production at the CBS affiliate in Binghamton NY. Then he took a position as Creative Director for a cable advertising firm in Plattsburgh.
In 1990 Rick moved into print media with the Northeast Group in Plattsburgh, selling advertising and writing ad copy for Strictly Business magazine and various tourism related products. Rick spearheaded Northeast’s initial move into direct mail, and eventually moved on to form his own advertising consulting agency. In 1996 he joined forces with Carlin Media Services to form Media Central, LLC, one of the premier advertising agencies in the Adirondack region.
In 2014 Carlin and Dodge split to form separate companies, thought they collaborate often on major projects. Rick is now the sole proprietor of Dodge Marketing & Communications.
–PLATTSBURGH, NY: After sixteen years of working at large and small agencies in the New York City area – including J. Walter Thompson, Grey Worldwide, and Kirschenbaum Bond and Partners – Todd returned to his hometown of Plattsburgh in 2008 to become Art Director for Media Central and get himself a Michigan “with.”
His grasp of marketing strategies, advertising concepts, and graphic design, is unmatched in the north country.