One Eight Oh PR, a public relations and communications agency, recently welcomed Joey Panek to its team as Director of Creative Content. Most recently, Panek was the executive producer and co-host of View of the coast of the sun for WWSB ABC-7 in Sarasota, Florida. He has produced the lifestyle talk show for over five years, highlighting local businesses, arts organizations and community events. At One Eight Oh PR, Panek will lead the company’s digital marketing and video content efforts, assisting clients with live and on-site video and social media broadcasts, and lead creative engagement communication campaigns. . He will continue to serve as a frequent guest on View of the coast of the sun.
Panek also has extensive experience in communication and video engagement. In 2009, he launched the region’s first social media campaign under the name “Sarasota Elf,” promoting local businesses in downtown Sarasota, and created numerous award-winning campaigns for a variety of clients. An exercise fanatic who has taught group fitness for over a decade, Panek is also a seasoned stage performer and his famous dog, Lulu, has been featured on Tonight’s show with Jay Leno.