Veteran public relations exec David Gardner has joined The Lippin Group, the firm’s chairman and CEO Dick Lippin announced today. Gardner, most recently with the Up and Aspire cable networks, will serve as a Los Angeles-based SVP and be “actively involved” with some of the Lippin Group’s prominent TV clients as well as domestic and international media.
Gardner’s 20-plus-year career in L.A. and Atlanta includes public relations and publicity campaigns for more than 100 TV series, movies, specials and events. His roster of past projects includes Heroes, The Office, Ties That Bind, the Emmy, Latin Grammy and Vibe awards, Veronica Mars, Everybody Hates Chris and Star Trek: Enterprise. Gardner also worked in public relations at Disney Channel/ABC Family, CBS International & Syndication and FX.
He got his start at Turner in Atlanta.