Mixed Bag Media Blog

“Blockbuster Results on a B-movie Budget” – The AMA Presentation in Austin

Mixed Bag Media president Jon Milavec, along with J.D. Fite (Associate VP for Marketing and Public Relations at Agnes Scott College), and Megan McRainey(Assistant Director of Media Relations at Emory University), presented at this year’s American Marketing Association conference on … Read More

Interviewing Banjo Legend Jeff Mosier

We had a great time yesterday interviewing the legendary Jeff Mosier (Aquarium Rescue Unit, Blueground Undergrass, Mosier Brothers) about his formative years learning to play bluegrass banjo as a young man at Everett’s Music Barn (we’re interviewing Jeff right in … Read More

Project Interconnections, Inc. Silent Auction

Last night’s Project Interconnections silent auction was a great evening for a great cause. Jon, Stacie and Jim from the MBM team were at the event, and we were pleased and honored to see the video we made for PII … Read More

And a Communicator Award, too!

First it was a Telly. Now “Invention Studio” has won a Communicator Award! Thanks again for the opportunity, Georgia Tech. We couldn’t be more proud!

Invention Studio was produced and directed by Jon Milavec, shot by Jon Milavec and Bryan … Read More

Why Are You Here?

Ten years ago, my not yet wife, Lynn Harris Medcalf, and I went to Washington, D.C. to participate in The March For Women’s Lives. It was a bigger event than I had ever seen or been a part of … Read More

We won a Telly for “Invention Studio”!

We’re proud to announce that we won a Telly Award for “Invention Studio”, a piece we did for Georgia Tech last year. The Invention Studio is a place where Georgia Tech students are free to try out their ideas using … Read More

From Tragedy to Tradition: Fifty Years of Bluegrass in Suwanee

A mild mannered guy in his 40s with a guitar case in his hand pushed past me and through the door that led into the kitchen. As he opened it I could hear the sound of a spirited bluegrass jam … Read More

Our Green Week

This was a very green week for us. It’s the kind of week we’d love to see more of: three great shoots, and all of them centered around taking concrete steps towards sustainability and environmentally conscious thinking.

It started on … Read More

Oglethorpe “Core” Video Gets MarCom Awards Honorable Mention

We were very excited to learn recently that the video we made for Oglethorpe University last year, “Oglethorpe University at the Core,” had received an honorable mention for the 2013 MarCom Awards. The MarCom Awards are given to individuals … Read More

Riding the airwaves of 90.5fm

Last Saturday, my wife and I made our annual trip back to Athens, GA to enjoy alumni weekend at our alma mater radio station, WUOG, 90.5fm. We both were on-air DJ’s during our college years and are always anxious … Read More