Cory is engrained in the Knoxville market and extremely passionate about helping East TN businesses grow. As the owner of Dickson media, she is responsible for implementing inbound marketing strategies that help her clients increase brand awareness, generate leads, and acquire new customers.
She is a 1998 graduate from the University of TN. 2017 Graduate from the University of TN Haslem College of Business. With an Executive MBA In Strategic Leadership. Community involvement has been a passion of Cory for many years. Her participation has included the Junior League of Knoxville, serving as the Public Relations Chair for Tinsel & Treasure, United Way Loan Executive, Ronald McDonald House, American Marketing Association Board, and Past President of American Adverting Federation of Knoxville, Child Help Board, Cory has also been a committee member of the Stars on Stage Gala with The TN Theatre. 2014 Candidate for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society Man and Women of the Year Campaign. Cory is married to Trey Dickson and her biggest source of inspiration is her 10-year-old twins, Harper and Porter, and her 3-year-old son Carter James.
Liza Hutchison earned a BA in Communications from the University of Tennessee and returned to Knoxville shortly after graduation. She has called Knoxville “home” since 2001. Her professional experience spans television, radio, marketing, event planning, and running her own photography company. While photography has been a hobby of her since childhood, she began her photography career in 2012. Since then, she has spent time studying photography under professional portrait photographers and world-renown wedding and commercial photographers in NYC.
Tori is an honest, generous, always-learning leader with the ability to successfully sell ideas, inspire teams, and drive business goals. She helps people leverage the art of storytelling to inspire action. With 20+ years of experience in digital media, Tori has spent much of her time creating immersive, memorable interactive experiences in multiple sectors: technology, finance, manufacturing, healthcare, education, entertainment, retail. She has provided award-winning thought leadership to major brands including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Shell, ORNL, Radio Systems, Inc., DenTek, and Scripps Interactive, just to name a few. Tori continues to successfully turn intricate ideas and content into sophisticated and entertaining products and experiences.
Emma graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2018 with a degree in Sport and Event Management. With internships ranging from UT Athletics to the Nashville Sports Council, leading the charge on large and small events has become her specialty. During her time with the Nashville Sports Council, she had the opportunity to plan and execute the welcome dinner for the USGA Women’s Amateur at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Over 500 guests were in attendance and had the pleasure of hearing performances from Drew & Ellie Holcomb and Ben Rector.
When she’s not working, you can find her with her husband, Ethan, and their two dogs, Nora and Leo.
At Dickson Media & Events, it is our mission to partner with valued clients to help them reach their Business Goals by providing quality solutions, exceptional knowledge, and professional services. These services include a full marketing plan with brand awareness and campaign development, media placement and production along with digital capabilities and social media advertising.
Cory Dickson began working for Dick Broadcasting (WIVK Radio 107.7) in 1998 and held numerous positions throughout the company including Marketing Director and a Senior Account Executive.
Responsibilities include developing creative advertising strategies, campaigns, and promotions for client businesses local and regional. Working with categories from Fast Food Industry to Automotive, Theme Parks to Home Improvement Companies, and Retail to Health Care providers and Educational Institutions.