Over a 20-year career, Eric S. Holder’s work spans the communications fields of advertising, marketing, public relations, and video production. Holder Communications Inc., HolderComm, now in its eleventh year, is a full-service creative agency complemented by subsidiary divisions: Atlanta Video Producers, Atlanta Restaurant Marketing, Destination Video Productions, Internet Site Promotions and Industrial Strength Promotions. Notable client work includes: LSI (Dell, IBM, Intel, Hewlett Packard, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Rackspace), Cornerstone Promotions (Converse, Mountain Dew, Fader), Jim Ellis Automotive Group (Audi, Porsche, Maserati), Beyond Z Interactive (Alienware, Cox Radio, NFL, FedEx, Washington Redskins), MediaWhere (Disney, ESPN, Special Olympics), Alpharetta CVB and the Georgia International Horse Park.
Holder has more than 15 years experience as an interviewer, writer, director, producer and editor. He has worked with media icons Walter Cronkite and Katie Couric; Nobel Prize winner Paul Berg; Academy Award winners Maximilian Schell and Louise Fletcher; Hall of Fame athletes Evander Holyfield, Bill Curry and Dominique Wilkins; and Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov along with more than one hundred prize-winning radio and television programs on behalf of the Peabody Awards.
Eric has presented to the National Association of Broadcasters, the Radio and Television News Directors Association and the National Association of Television and Programming Executives. He delivered the keynote address at the Florida Public Relations Association annual meeting, was a guest speaker at Emory University’s Media Conference and the University of Georgia Journalism Academy.
Prior to starting HolderComm, Eric was responsible for publicity, advertising and marketing for The Peabody Awards, the oldest and most prestigious prize in electronic media. His work with the Peabodys provided him the opportunity to work alongside broadcast icons such as Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Ted Koppel, Dan Rather and Peter Jennings. Eric was especially honored to help write Walter Cronkite’s host speech for the televised awards ceremony.
Through the University of Georgia’s Grady School of Journalism, Eric applied for, received and oversaw a three-year, $480,000 documentary grant. The grant provided him the opportunity to create two, behind-the-scenes productions that documented the work of Peabody Award recipients National Public Radio and Viacom.
Eric attended the University of Georgia for undergraduate and graduate school, and currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia where he enjoys playing ALTA and USTA tennis.