Brunswick appoints seasoned media professional.
Brunswick Group, the world’s leading critical issues advisory firm, announces that Jason Farkas will join as a Partner in the New York office on January 3, 2022.
Jason is an award-winning media professional. He spent the last seven years at CNN, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of CNN Business, where he was responsible for the global commercial and editorial operations of the network’s business news platform. He previously held senior roles with CNN Digital Video, CNN’s Reliable Sources, and CNNVR, deploying new technologies and business models across the network. Earlier in his career, Jason held roles at Bloomberg TV and CNBC.
Neal Wolin, Chief Executive Officer, said: “Jason has deep experience in both the business and editorial sides of the media industry. That combination of commercial and media relations expertise positions him well to provide clients with strategic advice on a wide range of critical issues – in the Americas and beyond. We are delighted to welcome him to Brunswick.”
On joining Brunswick, Jason Farkas said: “I am thrilled to be joining Brunswick's fast-growing, global team. There is no firm more trusted to navigate business leaders through a world of increasingly complex risks and opportunities. I couldn't be more excited to partner with this group of exceptional strategists in the years ahead.”
About Jason Farkas
Jason is an award-winning media professional with deep experience in deploying emerging technologies, building innovative business models and leading global teams. He has spent the last seven years with CNN, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of CNN Business, where he was responsible for the global commercial and editorial operations of the network’s business news platform. Prior to that, he spearheaded the brand transformation from CNNMoney to CNN Business and launched CNNVR, the network’s immersive journalism operation. He also served as Executive Producer of Reliable Sources, CNN’s Sunday morning show that examines the intersection of media and politics. Prior to joining CNN, Jason ran afternoon programming on Bloomberg TV and launched several primetime shows at CNBC. He began his career as an NBC Page with Saturday Night Live.
Jason received a B.A. in Economics and Film from Middlebury College and has won multiple journalism awards including the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Walter Cronkite Award.
About Brunswick Group
Brunswick is a strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues and critical stakeholders. Our purpose is to help our clients play their role in the world successfully. We advise on critical issues and critical stakeholders at the center of business, politics and society, and help our clients – the leaders of large, complex organizations – understand and navigate these interconnected worlds. Brunswick is one firm globally, operating as a single profit center. This allows us to respond seamlessly and effectively to clients’ needs wherever they are in the world.
For more information, visit: www.brunswickgroup.com.
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