Joey Panek.

The public relations and strategic communications agency One Eight Oh PR recently hired Joey Panek as its new creative content director. Panek will lead the firm's digital marketing and content efforts, assisting clients with live and on-location video and social media broadcasts.

Panek served as executive producer and co-host of Sarasota's Suncoast View for WWSB ABC-7 for five years. He has launched several video campaigns for Sarasota, including "Sarasota Elf," promoting downtown's businesses, "One of the 10 Underrated Hotbeds of American Innovation," and "The Art Whisperer" for the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County.