The company was founded in 2008 by Jason Brown, a public relations executive with 20+ years of extensive media and community relations experience. He launched PublicCity so companies could have an efficient, affordable, reliable and seasoned professional solution driving their public relations and publicity needs.
PublicCity PR’s primary mission is to quickly and effectively garner publicity and raise the visibility of its clients through the development and execution of strategic media and community relations programs and initiatives.
Jason is the Founder and “Mayor” of PublicCity.
Prior to founding PublicCity, Jason gained considerable experience working at various Detroit-based public relations agencies over the last 10 years, where he functioned as a media relations specialist.
He has developed and managed communications programs and projects for leading companies, such as Dunkin’ Donuts, eBay and Microsoft and also spent significant time working on various General Motors project work. Jason leverages his vast network of media and community contacts to benefit his existing clients, such as Blake's Hard Cider, UglyChristmasSweater.com, Hollywood Casino at Greektown and many others.
Jason is extremely connected with local, regional and national media. Among the highlights of his accomplishments include placing various regionally-based clients in front of the national media spotlight. Jason has secured national placements in Wall Street Journal, CNN, New York Times, Entrepreneur as well as national morning shows, such as Good Morning America, Today Show, Fox & Friends, Kelly & Ryan and others.
Outside of the agency, Jason is a past President of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, Michigan Chapter and currently sits on the board of directors for Yad Ezra and the Anti-Defamation League, Michigan.
Jason is a graduate of Michigan State University, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in Journalism. He currently resides in Beverly Hills, Mich. with his wife Hope and two daughters, Eliza and Libby.