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Grapevine Communications Continues Growth
New Copy & PR Manager And Art Director Bring Talent And Experience

Sarasota, Florida – September 10, 2013 – Grapevine Communications – the area’s leading full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency – has added two award-winning creative professionals to its full-time staff. John Butzko, Copy & PR Manager, and Eric Buchanan, Art Director, join the team with extensive experience in their respective positions.

A graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communication, John Butzko brings a robust background in multimedia copywriting. With a collection of marketing industry awards for print, web and advertising campaign content creation, Butzko has the proven abilities to conceptualize, develop and execute compelling copy for the range of industries served by Grapevine. “John’s talents are a perfect fit for our team and overall mission to create tangible results for our clients,” said Angela Massaro-Fain, Grapevine President and Founder. “We are thrilled to infuse his skills into the variety of materials we produce and the exceptional companies we produce them for.”

Eric Buchanan graduated from Kendall College of Art & Design with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. With experience in the fields of photography, marketing, and travel and tourism graphic design, Buchanan has provided various print and web design services for companies both large and small. Prior to joining Grapevine, Buchanan worked as the senior graphic designer for the largest independently owned real estate company in Florida, where he garnered a number of awards for marketing and advertising design. “Eric is a remarkably talented graphic artist and a fantastic addition to our creative team,” said Massaro-Fain. “His experience in creating eye-catching designs and award-winning campaigns will greatly benefit Grapevine and our ever-growing list of clients,” said Massaro-Fain.

Grapevine Communications provides full-service advertising, marketing and public relations services to clients nationwide. The firm is the most award-winning advertising agency in Sarasota, Florida, and the surrounding areas. For more information on Grapevine Communications, contact Shaunna Norris ( at 941-351-0024 or visit the website at