Each and every day, we devotedly work to make our clients’ brands shine. Today we take a moment to announce we’ve polished our own – and added a new key hire to our team.
Jason S. Kirsch, APR, has joined PRworks as senior counselor. Jason brings more than 20 years of experience building brands, leading campaigns and providing strategic communications expertise.
Our newly-minted PRworks brand is marked by a new logo design, new website, and reaffirmation of our strategic approach and commitment to the core values of collaboration and integrity.
“This begins an exciting new chapter for PRworks, as we build on the expertise we provide to our clients and debut an updated brand,” said David Steele, partner at both PRworks and Intrada Technologies Inc., the firm’s affiliated technology company. “Jason’s character and experience is just the right fit for PRworks, and we are thrilled to have an individual of his caliber and reputation come aboard. With Jason on the team, and the energy of our refreshed brand, we look forward to helping more organizations advance their missions and achieve their goals.”
Kirsch said, “PRworks was born out of a belief in the power of strategic public relations to bring about positive outcomes for organizations and those they serve. The firm also stands by an unwavering commitment to ethical conduct. It’s an honor to be part of the PRworks team and to build on its legacy as a strategic communications partner.”
Prior to joining PRworks, Kirsch was senior director in the marketing organization at Capital BlueCross, where he led brand management, public relations, digital marketing, advertising and creative services. He also previously oversaw marketing and public relations for Metro Bank, and conducted media relations and served as spokesperson for two Pennsylvania governors.
Throughout his career, Kirsch has managed communications and provided public relations counsel for a range of issues and critical junctures for businesses such as mergers and acquisitions, regulatory actions, data breaches, and high-profile organizational changes.
Kirsch holds the Accredited in Public Relations (APR) credential, a mark of distinction in the profession that signifies a distinguished level of expertise and a commitment to ethical conduct. He serves as accreditation co-chair for the Public Relations Society of America’s Central Pennsylvania Chapter; is an instructor for the Accreditation in Public Relations program nationally; and also is an adjunct professor at York College. He earned his master’s degree in communication studies from Bloomsburg University and his bachelor’s degree in communication/journalism from Shippensburg University.
PRworks was founded in 2001 by Robert Saline, APR, Fellow PRSA and Deborah Saline, APR, Fellow PRSA, two highly respected public relations counselors who are nationally recognized for their expertise and dedication to the profession. The Salines, now retired, sold PRworks to Intrada Technologies in 2015 after the two firms spent several years working together as strategic partners.
Intrada Technologies, Inc., founded in 2000 by owners David Steele and Paul Boyer, is a privately owned technology company based in Muncy, Pa. The PRworks-Intrada affiliation provides clients with a single and seamless integrated source for marketing, communication and technology services – a valuable strategic advantage for organizations given the critical bridge between marketing and technology.