Vivian Fullerlove is the Director of Publicity & Marketing at the Merge Project LLC. A PR and Marketing Specialist, Vivian represents a variety of sports and entertainment clients and has handled local, regional and national marketing and publicity for a number of high profile productions including the world famous Nitro Circus, Nickelodeon Fresh Beat Band, Sesame Street Live, Harlem Globetrotters, John Hancock’s Stars on Ice and Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Bile’s Gold Over America Tour!
Vivian began her PR career in 1998 at Planet Hollywood Dallas managing high profile appearances by some of the world’s biggest stars including: Bruce Willis, Cher, N’Sync, Melanie Griffith, Cuba Gooding, Jr. and the late Patrick Swayze. During her time at the popular tourist attraction, she garnered media coverage on Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight and MTV. Following Planet Hollywood, she joined Ticketmaster Dallas where she conceptualized and implemented promotional events for the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Summer Musicals, Texas Motor Speedway, Six Flags Over Texas and Billy Bob’s Texas with country music stars Ty Herndon, Doug Stone, Neal McCoy and Bryan White.
In 2000, Vivian joined the marketing team at The Theater in Grand Prairie (then NextStage Theater) where she was the head of marketing and publicity for campaigns for music icons Aretha Franklin, Carlos Santana, James Brown, Norah Jones, Pink! and many more of the biggest names in music.
In 2003, she launched VLF Media & Promotions and landed PR contracts with Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Tony Romo, Clear Channel Theatrical (Touring) and Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Rickey Smiley. Today, her clients include actress and comedian Cocoa Brown of the hit FOX series 9-1-1, the groundbreaking television program The Chosen, film icon Anthony Michael Hall, the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum and the nationally televised Women That Soar Awards.
Director of Podcasting
Walter Johnson Jr is the Director of Podcasting at the Merge Project LLC. He is distinguished by his passion for audio/visual storytelling and production, coupled with his knowledge and opinions about the rapidly evolving media industry. Our clients often appreciate his creativity, unconventional perspectives and the depth of his artistic talents.
Throughout his career, he has helped media brands produce new content and ready shows to be brought to market at a brisk pace for growing businesses. As a seasoned producer, Walter has overseen several aspects of show development and production with creatives and in-house production teams while managing relationships with buyers/distributors. Notable shows include: The Tom Joyner Morning Show, DL Hughley Show, The Erica Campbell Show amongst several others. Walter has a contagious enthusiasm and passionate belief in people that inspires them to become stronger and more valuable contributors to their organizations. He has also led innovative initiatives to build top-performing organizations with management “bench strength” and staying power.
Walter has worked as a turn key professional in the photography and videography markets. His love for both stems from the incredible feeling of capturing unforgettable moments. Walter holds a degree in sound production and engineering with several of his works featured in numerous national publications and media. In addition, Walter has been a winner on the widely-watched HGTV show “Endless Yard Sale.”
Walter is also the author of the practical self-help book, “5 Minutes to Fitness – A No Hype, No Fluff Fix for staying Fit” available on Amazon.