Career of Jerome Masek
Part-time sports writer/photographer for a weekly, The Madison Press, The Free Press in Geneva, The Daily Sentinel-Tribune in Bowling Green, and The BG News at BGSU. Began career at age 16.
The Star-Beacon in Ashtabula. Promoted from Sports Writer to Sports Editor, General News Reporter, City Hall Reporter, Chief Photojournalist, County Editor and City Editor.
The Cleveland Press. General Assignment Reporter, Energy and Environmental Reporter, then covered 13 suburbs in SW Cuyahoga County.
The Star, Terre Haute, IN. City Editor. Now known as Tribune-Star.
BFGoodrich, Writer-Editor-Photographer, Employee Publications World HQ Building in Akron, OH. Now the Goodrich, Corp.
City of Cleveland. Assistant Press Secretary/speech writer. Then Press Secretary/Executive Assistant and Cabinet member, to Mayor George Voinovich.
The Morning Journal, Lorain, OH. Regional Editor, then Day City Editor.
Ohio Lottery Commission, based in Cleveland, OH. Manager of Marketing Publications, and Photojournalist.
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA). Media Relations Manager, part of Executive Management Team. Manager of Marketing Publications, Web site Content Editor, and Photojournalist. Retired Jan. 31, 2018.
Certified Hypnotist and Principal of The Jerome Group LLC, offering services in hypnosis, photojournalism, free-lance copy editing, and public speaking.
Madison, OH, High School
Bowling Green State University, Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism. News-editorial sequence.
Professional development in holistic medicine, public relations, crisis communications, media relations, journalism, photojournalism, leadership, and public speaking.
2005 and 2007
National Guild of Hypnotists. Certified in hypnosis and stress management.
Trained in National Incident Management System (NIMS), as part of my responsibilities at RTA. Offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), part of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHA).