Dan Cowling, president of The Communications Group, a marketing, advertising and public relations firm, announced today that the company has promoted Jason Brown, APR, to Director of Public Relations. In this position, Brown will manage the agency’s public relations staff and services.
Brown earned APR accreditation in public relations in 2016 from the Public Relations Society of America. APR credentials require a candidate pass a rigorous peer review, professional exam, adhere to strict ethical and professional standards in the practice of public relations, and participate in ongoing professional development.
Brown has been with ComGroup for six years, most recently serving as Senior Public Relations Specialist. His contributions to the agency’s PR team include work for the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board, Behind the Badge, and Better Beginnings, among others.
Brown attended Arkansas State University (ASU) and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. He serves on the board of directors of the Public Relations Society of America/Arkansas Chapter and the nonprofit B Street Rib-off. He is a drummer for Arkansas blues band, Brown Soul Shoes.
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The Communications Group is a marketing, advertising and public relations firm founded in 1987, headquartered in Central Arkansas with clients throughout North America. Principals: Dan Cowling, president and founder; Dane Cowling, founder; Lisa Van Hook, executive vice president.