About Us

We’re a Wisconsin-based woman-run business determined to help businesses, non-profits and universities communicate their messages and stories clearly, concisely and well.

Why? Because we can spend one third of our work week responding to emails and just as much time in meetings. Communicating clearly (and succinctly) saves you time, reduces errors, stress, and helps improve your bottom line.

Our founder (Debbi Gardiner McCullough from New Zealand) has a master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley and teaches writing and executive communications to universities including MBA@UNC, the nation’s top-ranked online MBA program. She’s also gained 25-years’ experience as a business and social trends reporter writing for consumer-facing publications and news outlets including:

  • The Economist (UK)
  • The Asahi Daily News (Japan)
  • The Financial Times of London (UK)
  • The Guardian and Guardian Sustainable Business
  • Milwaukee National Public Radio
  • Wired News

Debbi’s also written branded content for organizations and news outlets including:

  • The US Green Building Council
  • Guardian Labs Studio (on behalf of Visa International, Ben & Jerry’s, SquareSpace, Edward Jones Financial and SC Johnson)
  • Washington Post Brand Studio (for Siemens)
  • Chase Bank News
  • Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business

We offer editorial services including:

  • Copy writing and Web content
  • Blog and branded content writing and strategy
  • Annual reports and slide creation and editing
  • Media outreach and PR services
  • Internal communications

We offer business coaching in:

  • Executive communications (written and oral)
  • Business email etiquette and negative messaging

Write to hangingrockmedia@gmail.com for rates and to hear more of our workshop offerings.