Anne Murata is a creative writer, broadcast producer, public relations, media and marketing strategy person. She's received every international marketing and advertising award, including the prestigious CLIO, IBA, ANDY and ADDY awards. She was awarded SMEI's Distinguished Sales & Marketing Executive "Marketing Genius" Award for 2012.
She has created successful ad campaigns for many of the largest shopping centers and commercial real estate developers, residential real estate companies, retail, media, visitor attractions, and branded products in Hawaii and on the Mainland USA.
Formerly group publisher of Guest Informant/Where visitor publications and national marketing manager, she was also president and founder of Murata Creative Advertising of Honolulu and before that, founder, president, and creative director of Medlin & Associates ad agency of Marina del Rey, California. Currently, she is director of marketing and business development for Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor.
Anne has held executive positions in advertising agencies from Los Angeles, California to Lausanne, Switzerland. She has served as an adjunct instructor of advertising at Hawaii Pacific University where she serves on the Communication Advisory Council. She has held various chair positions over the years in in the International Council of Shopping Centers, is active in the Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association, Retail Merchants of Hawaii, the Japan Hawaii Travel Association, HTA, the American Marketing Association, and is on the board of the Hawaii Chinese Tourism Association.
She is an often requested speaker and is available to address groups large and small on various marketing and media subjects.