GOSHEN, N.Y. (June 28, 2017) – Jason Upchurch has joined Focus Media – the Hudson Valley’s largest and award-winning, full-service public relations and marketing firm – as a director.
In his position, Upchurch serves a selection of the firm’s clients by providing conceptual development, creative content, and client and media relations.
Upchurch brings 17 years of marketing, advertising, and public relations experience to the firm. He previously held marketing roles with New Hope Community in Loch Sheldrake, as well as SUNY Sullivan. He was most recently the content manager at a regional marketing and public relations agency.
Upchurch began his advertising career as a copywriter with the agency DS&Associates in Chicago, Illinois, before joining the Walgreen Company as the sole copywriter for its special projects division. Upon returning to his native Orange County in 2004, he served the local business community as a marketing associate with the Times Herald-Record/Dow Jones Local Media Group.
Upchurch is also a freelance feature editorial writer. His stories have appeared in publications including URChicago, Slab Magazine, Orange Magazine, and Ulster Magazine.
Upchurch earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. He also studied creative writing at Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, Colorado.
“Jason has a great work ethic and diversity of experience, which make him an excellent candidate to work with a variety of clients,” said Focus Media President and CEO Josh Sommers.
About Focus Media
Focus Media, Inc. is an award-winning, full-service public relations and marketing firm specializing in market research, branding, design, collateral development, TV and radio production, media planning and placement. Since launching the company in 2002, President and CEO Josh Sommers has assembled a highly talented team of marketing experts, public relations strategists and acclaimed graphic designers that have made Focus Media a preeminent advertising agency known for its creativity, innovation and cutting edge marketing strategies. For more information, visit www.focusmediausa.com.