Jon’s candid, proactive approach to public relations has made him one of Denver’s most widely respected PR practitioners.
He has designed and implemented dozens of successful integrated strategic communications programs including: Be Stroke Smart, a National Stroke Association national public awareness campaign; Checkoff Colorado, a groundbreaking, collaborative, statewide public awareness campaign for the charitable funds on Colorado’s tax checkoff program; Immunize Colorado’s Kids, a research driven bilingual campaign to improve Colorado’s rate of childhood vaccinations; and Beat the Bug, a public awareness program for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, in collaboration with the Denver Nuggets, encouraging people to get a flu shot.
Jon has placed feature stories in the Denver Post, Denver Business Journal, Colorado Springs Gazette, Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, TIME, Newsweek, Money, USA Today, Associated Press, Grand Junction Sentinel, Pueblo Chieftain, Boulder Daily Camera, 5280 Magazine and the Chronicle of Philanthropy; on News 4, 9 News, 7 News, Fox 31 and News 2, ABC News, Fox News, Univision, NPR, and PBS; and has secured interviews on a variety of talk radio and online news programs.
Prior to beginning his career in public relations, Jon performed at concerts, folk festivals and workshops across the country as a professional musician and promoted concerts for the legendary Denver Folklore Center.
Jon is Accredited in Public Relations (APR) by PRSA and the winner of PRSA awards for Media Relations, Community Relations and Chapter Service.
- Member, PRSA
- Past chair of the Independent Practitioner's Alliance of the Public Relations
- Society of America (PRSA)
- Past President, PRSA Colorado Chapter
- Advisory Board, Facing History and Ourselves