Agency WITHOUT Walls
Jennifer Mooney walks both sides of the aisle, and has worked in government, nonprofit and the private sector. She has managed external communications for both privately-held and publicly traded entities.
She understands risk, language and nuance. She is a bridge and consensus builder.
Ms. Mooney is a 20+-year veteran in the voice, video and data business and was part of the enterprise that built the nation’s platform upon which Web 2.0 resides. Her practice (TMG) has served clients for the past eight years. Her corporate life included Corporate Vice President for Public and Government Affairs for Bright House Networks (BHN) (operators in Alabama, California, Indiana, Florida and Michigan). Prior experience included Division Vice President for Time Warner Cable (TWC) (Cincinnati) for 15 years.
Her expertise includes corporate communications (internal and external), public relations, media relations, philanthropy, community relations, government/regulatory relations, organizational behavior and social/digital media development and deployment. She works with a diverse group of clients and specializes in internal/external communications and reputation management. She is an avid writer and currently posts for The Mooney Group, Advertising Week and Simply Communicate.
Her leadership tenure includes management of: regulatory issues (local, state, federal), media relations (traditional and new), branded initiatives and brand architecture, corporate giving and philanthropy, community relations, industry relations, general government relations and internal/external communications. While an executive with TWC she developed strategic relationships with Time Warner’s winning companies including HBO and Little Brown.
Ms. Mooney’s passions include race and multicultural relations, education and politics. She was active in race relations in Ohio that included eight years as a member of the Cincinnati Human Relations Commission (CHRC), the oldest municipal human rights organization in the nation. She served on the board of the Florida After School Network and was active with the National After School Alliance. She developed the BHN ”move” into the after school space for both English and Spanish-speaking households.
Ms. Mooney’s passion for intercultural and race relations includes the development of HBO’s/Little Brown’s/TWC’s publication Unchained Memories, The Slave Narratives. She also worked closely with the late Gordon Parks on black life in America and multicultural initiatives.
Ms. Mooney has held various community leadership roles. Ohio Awards include the “Peace of the City” award, Speaking of Women’s Health and Cincinnati Business Courier, “40 under 40″ recognition. Her telecommunications honors also include The Cable Television/Marketing “Rainmaker” Award, The National Cable Television Association’s “Vanguard” Award and The Cable Televisions Engineers’ highest communications honor. Throughout her career she has served on boards that represent the areas of cultural diversity, race relations, political initiatives and children’s issues.
Ms. Mooney received her undergraduate (BA/Journalism/Geology) degree from Albion College and her MA in Psychology from The Union Institute/Vermont College. She has studied interpersonal and mass communications along with organizational psychology.
She is the mother of two daughters, Caroline and Nora and is married to attorney Donald Mooney. She is the daughter of Cincinnati’s Dr. Judith VanGinkel.
The Mooney family is involved in active outdoor activities including downhill skiing, hiking, cycling, travel and swimming. The majority of their downtime is spent in Taos, New Mexico. Ms Mooney is an avid reader and writer. Her blog that appears on TheMooneyGroup.net has become popular with business people, academics and regular citizens.
Ms. Mooney is currently on the boards of Learning Through Art (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Cincinnati Public Radio(marketing chair). She is an Emeritus board member for The Cincinnati Museum Center and was a longtime member of Cincinnatus and board member for The Contemporary Arts Center, CCM’s friend’s board and the Holocaust and Humanities Board, Scholastic Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. She is a past member of the Jewish Federation Board of Central Florida as well as the MS Society.
Ms. Mooney includes, but is not limited to it the following markets; Alabama, California, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio and Washington, DC. TMG’s current client base spans the nation.