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Merrick Murdock has been a successful freelance/independent business marketing, promotions, entertainment and advertising creative and production consultant in helping launch and brand products and services since establishing her own company in September 1989. She has serviced all top advertising agencies, public relations firms and local and regional small businesses in  Washington, DC and the mid-Atlantic region. Merrick has received repeat freelance contract assignments in lending her expertise in brand market communications in creating radio and t.v. spot campaigns, promotional and educational videos for  leading charities, corporate, financial, food services, government public service, heathcare, political and telecommunications industries.

Merrick Murdock, under Merrick Murdock Productions, and in re-forming m2produces in February 2009,  provides business (corporate, federal government, financial institutions, education, food service, healthcare, retail, telecommunications) outstanding radio, t.v. and web content  with measurable results, now available with advanced technology. Merrick is a senior creative consultant  and producer on brand advertising campaigns, direct response campaigns, and public service radio and t.v. announcements from concept to delivery of masters for media distribution. Productions include bilingual (English & Spanish) as well as target specific messaging, education and advertising promotions.

 Merrick Murdock is recognized nationally and internationally as an award-winning (Emmy, Cannes Lion International, Clio, London International, International Mercury Award, Pollie, PRSA, Telly, Addys, Thoth, Silver Anvil)  Broadcast Producer who has provided services and production management to agencies, firms, and production companies since starting her career as a producer in 1986 after working in various aspects of film, radio and television and receiving her Masters Degree in Film & Video in 1984. 

Work experience

Sep 2006Present

Investor, Partner, and Fundraiser

A.P.N.G. Enterprises

Investor, company partner and private equity fundraiser for NEW-GEN(tm) comic book super heroes brand entertainment and merchandise franchise. Assist in research, marketing, promoting and launching brand across all media platforms as key strategic partnerships are formed to produce six feature films, television, web comics, series shows, games and other merchandise opportunities in global markets

Sep 1989Present

Media Marketing & Production Consultant

m2produces(formerly Merrick Murdock Productions)

Creative concept managing director and broadcast producer (radio, t.v., films, digital and web), Merrick provides corporate business, government, and educational outlets 25 years of award-winning and effective content communications expertise in producing engaging and effective audio and video commercial spot and short format content. Ms Murdock produces targeted and general audience video and audio content in appropriate genre (animation, live-action, drama, comedy, documentary) that can be distributed across multiple media platforms.  

  • Develop script and content to achieve campaign and marketing/messaging/promotion objectives.
  • Budget all aspects of production and post-production.
  • Solicit and review vendors for production bids (animation, live-action, post-production, music and audio production).
  • Schedule all phases of production to obtain deadline objectives.
  • Supervise on-camera, voice over casting and direct talent when required for radio and television commercials, and short format videos.
  • Manage staff, crew, suppliers and related vendors during production and post-production.
  • Prepare and execute all contracts and contract requirements.

Since 1986, Merrick has developed a vast network of vendor relationships in the mid-Atlantic region and in most major markets in North America, to produce hundreds of hours of effective and engaging content. 




Vilsack Productions

Line producer to t.v. spot and video director, Roger Vilsack, servicing clients on budgeting, scheduling and management of scripts from pre-production through post-production. 

  • Budget all phases of shoot and post-production to delivery of masters for distribution.
  • Book all casting and shoot crew labor.
  • Schedule and manage all aspects of audio, animation, editing, and music.
  • Responsible for all vendor costs and payments.
Dec 1988Mar 1989

Director of Advertising

Republican National Committee

Director of Advertising for President George H. W. Bush and Lee Atwatter on behalf of the Republican National Committee. Provided creative direction and produced all national party image campaigns in radio, t.v. and print media advertising. Also built and produced RNC first satellite broadcast uplink studio.

May 1986Dec 1988

Senior Broadcast Producer

Henry J. Kaufman & Associates

Senior broadcast producer of radio and television commercial productions, promotion, instructional and corporate videos. Provide expert production knowlege and editing to creative teams of creative director, writers and art directors.

Provide and manage budgets for advertising and related campaign materials for client presentation.

Take approved scripts and solicit and oversee all elements of production to delivery of final materials

for broadcast distriubtion.





APCO; August, Lang & Husak; Adworks;  Agentia Creative, Arnold Worldwide; Bozell; Dan Rosental Co.; Earle, Palmer Browne; Equals Three; Fast & Associates; Hager Sharp; KSK Communications; MLH Advertising; Ogilvy Public Relations; RTC Direct; Stern Agency; TMP Worldwide; Vanguard Communications; and White & Partners.


 AIDS Awareness Campaign (DC and Churches)

Catholic Campaign for Human Development (Poverty Awareness)

House of Ruth (Women's Crisis Center)

S.O.M.E. (So Others Might Eat)


Wolftrap Center for Performing Arts



Air Travel Card

American Floral Marketing Association

Better Sleep Council

Capital One

Cellular One

Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Distilled Spirits Council

Excel Telecommunications

Hyatt Hotels

International Masonry Institute

Lockheed Martin


Most Financial Networks

National Floral Marketing Association

Roadrunner Broadband Communications


Washington Post


 Chicken Out

Fresh Fields (Whole Foods Market)




Bristol Meyers-Squibb

City of Hope Hospital (Los Angeles)

George Washington Hospital

Hoffman La-Roche


Loudon County Hospital

Virginia Hospital Center


Pete duPont for President


Remax Realtors

Sea Colony Development


Britches Great Outdoors

Hair Cuttery

Hechinger Hardware

MacArthur Glen Outlet Centers

Ritz Camera


Tyson's Corner Center

Washington Diamond Center



Coast Guard

District of Columbia Aids Awareness and Education

District of Columbia Stop Gun Violence

Department of Armed Services

Department of the Treasury

Firefighters Administration

National Diabetes Education Program

National Eye Institute

National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute

National Institute on Aging

National Institute of Mental Health

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration)


Addy Awards, Cannes Lion International, Clio, Emmy Award, London International, Mercury Radio Award, Pollie, PRSA, Telly, Thoth, and Silver Anvil