About Jay

I consider myself a storyteller.

The longer (stuffy) description however, reads more like my LinkedIn profile:

Award-winning multimedia professional with superior written, verbal, and visual communication skills.
Known for grace under pressure that delivers high quality results in multimedia production, media training, public speaking, executive speech writing, website administration and university-level instruction.
Comprehensive communications service for dynamic PR and marketing firms, a Fortune 500 energy industry leader, television, radio and multimedia news organizations across the United States.
Hands-on experience in staff mentoring and resource allocation.
Proven ability to deliver excellent results in the face of unforgiving deadlines.

Specialties and Education:

Media Relations, Corporate Communications, Branding and Identity, University-level Instruction, Multimedia Audio and Video Production, Live Presentation.

MA Communication and Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University

BS Journalism from Oklahoma State University

My formal online resume is also available for download.

I suppose the resume and the LinkedIn profile each get to the point, but they say nothing about the value I place in the human connections that are critically important in everything I do. Everyone, every client, every person has a story to tell. Sometimes they just need a little help getting that story across. It’s not just a job that I’ve chosen to do, it’s what I am driven to do.

Now, true confession time: If you arrived on my site after a Google search, odds are you also saw a link to an “outrageous TV news blooper”. Yes, that’s me, first in a series of classic gaffes. It’s a good one. I may as well own it:

I invite you to read on and explore the site. I’d love to get better acquainted.