THE PARTNERS

SIMZ is a Sacramento-based company offering full-service video production and broadcast television production, with the capability to work throughout the United States and internationally. Since early 2005, SIMZ Productions has been led by duo James and Leslie Simmons and currently operates in the field and also at their 3000-square foot West Sacramento production studio.

Since 2006, SIMZ Productions has been emerging to center stage for corporate video production and broadcast television production in Northern California, producing hundreds of videos for small, medium and large businesses, plus a number of local and nationally-syndicated television shows. The SIMZ Productions portfolio includes internet videos or web videos, cable television shows, pilot television shows, corporate videos, training videos, product videos, documentaries, music videos, and more. Major clients include Blue Diamond Growers, Sleep Train Inc., VSP (Vision Service Plan), American River College, Bonney Plumbing, California Department of Public Health/Network for a Healthy California, California Dental Association, California Restaurant Association, General Mills, Inc., PRIDE Industries.

Social Change Public Relations & Marketing (SC-PR), based in Los Angeles, specializes in comprehensive public relations and marketing strategies for the philanthropic community, corporations and the entertainment industry, as well as awareness campaigns which capitalize on their intersection. Conversations have begun to work with Fresher USA and The Change Game.

Whether it’s helping establish a public footprint for your charity, taking your non-profit’s image and presence to the next level or managing the strategies and intricate relationships of corporate sponsorship and cause marketing, SC-PR brings unique insight and capabilities to the initiative.

Principals Vicki Greenleaf and Dorrit Ragosine – each with 20+ years of experience in the non-profit arena – have an enduring commitment to philanthropy, which was the impetus behind partnering to form SC-PR.

Greenleaf and Ragosine have represented a wide range of clients – spearheading campaigns to both mainstream and multi-cultural media – including the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, the National Eating Disorders Association, the United Nation’s Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, The National Arbor Day Foundation, Feeding America, The Laurel Foundation, The Clean Oceans Project, SocialGoodies.com, Hallmark, McDonald’s, the General Motors Corporation, Royal Caribbean International, United Auto Workers International Union (UAW), Hollywood Video (a 2,000-store retail chain), The Walt Disney Company, DreamWorks, Twentieth Century Fox, Paramount, Warner Bros., Universal, Sony, Artisan (now Lionsgate), FOX Television,Showtime Networks, Smithsonian Networks, Saban Entertainment (now ABC Family), Columbia-TriStar (now part of Sony), EMI Music, MCA Nashville and McGraw-Hill Publishing, among numerous others.

SC-PR’s work has resulted in coverage by such national media outlets as Today, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams, ABC World News With Katie Couric, Anderson Cooper, Rachel Maddow, the Katie Couric Show, Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Inside Edition, Extra and news broadcasts on CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, the CW, ESPN and MTV. Also radio broadcasts on Sirius-XM Radio, AP Radio, CBS Radio, PBS, Westwood One and Clear Channel Radio and print coverage in Newsweek, Time, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Parade, USA Weekend, People, Glamour, Jet, Essence, Ladies Home Journal, Marie Claire, Entertainment Weekly and on the Associated Press wire, to name a few. Also such online outlets as MSNBC, Huffington Post, AOL, iVillage and many more. SC-PR has also headed broad-based social networking campaigns utilizing such portals as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and more.

As part of broad-based and diversity-sensitive campaigns, the SC-PR team has also conceptualized and directed multi-cultural media outreach to the GBLT, African-American, Latino, Asian, Christian and Jewish communities.