Marilyn GordonDateline: Marilyn L. Gordon
Marilyn L. Gordon has 20+ years of experience in broadcast communication and higher education research and teaching. She formed her company, Mediatude LLC in early 2010. Previously, she was an account director and director of media and presentation training for 11 years at a marketing/communications company in Dearborn, Michigan. During her tenure there, she was responsible for managing such accounts as BP North America, Michelin North America Inc., the Ford InSight Career Office, Ford Motor Company GLAD (Global Lifestyle Analytics Department), Meridian Automotive Systems and the Bosch North American Centennial Gala. She used her media expertise to conduct media training and speaker training for clients from corporate CEOs to racecar drivers. Her presentation skills training included such clients as Ford Land, Meridian Automotive, Tower Automotive, and a group of Chinese Ford Motor Company executives and staff to help them better understand the western way of presenting business objectives, goals and processes. Prior to joining the Dearborn company, Gordon taught undergraduate and MBA speaking and writing classes for seven years in the Business Communication Department at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. While there, she created, developed, and implemented a first-of-a-kind class in Business/Media Relations for the MBA program.