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About Us 

Learn more about the team that’s dedicated to taking your brand and vision to the next level. 

Creating a platform for our clients to be heard.

CMW Media is the leading PR and Marketing Agency for clients operating in new and emerging markets. We are award-winning industry leaders and producers whose inherent talent is capturing messages worldwide and educating the public.  With hundreds of news clips from AFP, Reuters, Associated Press and more, the overall fundamental understanding about CMW Media is this: if you are our client, our focus is putting the spotlight on your business or organization’s initiatives.

Full Service

We are a full-service public relations and marketing agency.

Award Winning

CMW is comprised of multiple award-winning documentary filmmakers, journalists, and marketers.


We strive to be unprecedented in our efficacy of publicizing our clients’ key initiatives

One Stop

We are a one-stop resource for all your PR and media needs.

Our Values

Integrity, ethics, professionalism & community – the foundation of success.


Our Mission

Educate the public on your truths, uniquely, through headline news.


Our Vision

Catapult life-changing ideas into the mainstream.

Our Team

Cassandra Dowell

Managing Director

Nicole Farah

Public Relations Director

Beth Adan

Sr. Public Relations Manager

Brooke Benavides

Director of Marketing

Javier Cardenas

Social Media Manager

Ashley Rose-Niemiec

Marketing Manager

About Our Founder

Andrew Hard


It is with a heavy heart that we share CMW Media Founder and CEO, Andrew Hard, a visionary entrepreneur and loving friend, brother and son, departed this world.

Under Andrew’s leadership, CMW Media achieved remarkable success, expanding to global operations and garnering multiple awards. The agency’s impact reverberated worldwide, garnering coverage in esteemed publications as a result of his hard work and dedication to sharing the power of the cannabis industry with the world.

As we bid farewell to this remarkable individual, let us remember Andrew for his unbreakable spirit, unwavering dedication, and the positive influence he leaves behind.