Anchored with a background in broadcast media, Jason has more than 12 years of experience creating and implementing strategic marketing and public relations campaigns. His talents include growing brand awareness and consumer confidence through valuable earned media placements, crisis communications, creating inclusive government relations campaigns and developing comprehensive message platforms to achieve internal and external communications goals.
Jason’s journalism career began in 1995 while he was still a student at the University of Iowa. Eventually evolving from an intern to a news staff employee at CBS 2 (KGAN-TV), he was a videographer and worked with the station’s reporter staff to cover topical and breaking news events in eastern Iowa. He left Iowa behind in 1996 when he accepted a position with WINK NEWS (WINK-TV) in Fort Myers/Naples, Fla. While at the CBS affiliate, he was an associate producer as well as an editor for daily newscasts. His career then took him to larger television markets as an assignment editor for 10NEWS (WTSP-TV) in Tampa, Fla. and 9NEWS (KUSA-TV) in Denver, Colo.
In 2000, Jason was named the manager of marketing and public relations for Kroenke Sports and Entertainment. During his five-year tenure with the privately owned professional sports and entertainment firm, he created successful marketing and publicity campaigns for the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche, NBA’s Denver Nuggets, MLS’ Colorado Rapids, NLL’s Colorado Mammoth, Pepsi Center, Paramount Theatre, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park and the Altitude Sports and Entertainment network. Jason also was a former director of public relations for Fortune 500 homebuilder KB Home, developing and executing complex regional communications strategies for the nation’s fifth largest homebuilder, as well as the corporate communications manager for a highly successful privately held investment firm based in New York, New York.
Jason is a member of the Public Relations Society of America.
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