Wake Education Partnership Names Ken Jones Marketing Communications Specialist

Local Nonprofit Announces New Employee to Oversee Communications Strategies

Raleigh, NC, June 14, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Wake Education Partnership has announced that Ken Jones has joined the nonprofit as marketing communications specialist. Jones will oversee all communications and messaging to promote and articulate the mission of the organization, and collaborate with other Wake Education Partnership team members on strategic initiatives.

Prior to joining the partnership, Jones served as an account executive at Capstrat. He has six years of journalism experience working as a television and newspaper reporter in Memphis, Tenn., Topeka, Kan. and Raleigh, N.C. Jones earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Memphis. Jones dedicates his personal time to several nonprofits including, Habitat for Humanity, The Ronald McDonald House and The Green Chair Project. He is also an active member of Hope Community Church.

“We are excited to announce this new addition to our organization,” said Steve Parrott, Wake Education Partnership president. “Ken’s extensive skills in communications accompanied by his work with other nonprofits will greatly contribute to accelerating the work of the partnership and will help to further tell the story of our organization.”

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About Wake Education Partnership:
Wake Education Partnership plays a critical role in helping business leaders, elected officials and educators work toward the common goal of increasing student performance measured against world-class standards. Through its Building Leaders initiative, the work of the Partnership is funded exclusively by investments from the business community and from individuals who want to help children excel in the classroom and succeed in life. For more information, please visit http://www.wakeedpartnership.org.
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