Member Spotlight: Jason Lee

Jason Lee, Marketing Manager Greater Richmond Partnership

Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your current position?

  • I’m Jason Lee, Marketing Manager with the Greater Richmond Partnership (GRP). I began working with GRP as an intern. In my current role, I manage brand communications with an emphasis on local media relations, as well as, GRP’s marketing collateral.

Where are you from? Where did you go to school?

  • I grew up in Northern Virginia where I lived until I moved to Richmond to attend Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). At VCU, I earned a degree in Integrated Marketing Communications and a minor in Italian Studies. After graduating, I attended Rowan University in New Jersey to attain a master’s degree in Strategic Communications.

How long have you been in PR?

  • I’ve worked in public relations since graduating from Rowan University in 2021. My position with GRP allows me to hone the skills I learned while being a member of PRSA Richmond allows me to continue learning.

Can you share why you decided to join PRSA Richmond?

  • My decision to join PRSA Richmond was quick and simple. I knew I wanted to be more involved in the local community of practitioners and PRSA Richmond was among the best ways to do so. Since joining PRSA Richmond, I have become even more involved with the chapter by joining the DEI Committee and I look forward to immersing myself with the chapter even further.

When you’re not working, what are some of your hobbies or things you are passionate about?

  • Outside of work, I’m passionate about reading, running, listening to my favorite music (Lady Gaga) and spending time with my partner and family (kittens included).

What’s your favorite local restaurant or hangout spot?

  • One of my favorite local restaurants is Buttermilk & Honey. You can’t go wrong with chicken tenders and French fries!