Karen Jackson is a published author, marketing and event specialist, public speaker, family and community advocate and entrepreneur, and is no stranger to the Marketing and Communications industry having spent 20 years in various roles in the private and nonprofit sectors.
She has covered a lot of ground since graduating from the Ohio State University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Journalism Degree.
Ms. Jackson served as a freelance reporter/writer and columnist with the Dayton Daily News for five years. During this time, she also held the position of writer/reporter at the Dayton Weekly News and the Dayton Communicator News. She was later promoted to News and Public Relations Manager and the Managing Editor at the Dayton Communicator News, where she served for several years and her leadership ensured that the newspaper became an important part of how Black news, as well as other local and national news was reported in the local community.
A versatile communicator, Ms. Jackson has held a variety of positions that enhanced her expertise in writing, communication and graphic skills including serving as writer with the Kroger Corporation, Coordinator with the Kids in Need Foundation, and Senior Technical Writer and Editor at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. She was also hired as one of the first black women to serve as Exploring Executive for the Boy Scouts of America in Cincinnati, Ohio, as well as the first School and Community Relations Specialist for Middletown City Schools where she was recognized for her leadership in guiding the communication efforts when the district split with another local school district.
Ms. Jackson’s work has received special recognition with a 2011 Community Outreach Award and by the Air Force Commander and the School Public Relations Association for outstanding community relations, event planning and strategic communication initiatives and materials.
In 2010, Ms. Jackson caught the entrepreneurial spirit and started a Marketing consulting firm, Embrace the Power of Communications. She has clients in both the private and nonprofit sectors.
Ms. Jackson brings her professionalism, tenacity, enthusiasm, and expertise in strategic communications and marketing to ensure that Embrace the Power of Communications provides individualized, customized solutions to assist its clients in reaching new growth and success.
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