Roger Kerson, creative director

Smart. Funny. Fast.

That’s what you get when you team up with Roger Kerson, creative director at RK Communications. A veteran media strategist and accomplished writer, Roger worked in various capacities for the United Auto workers and served as director of the union’s Public Relations and Publications Department from 2006 through 2010. He currently works with labor and non-profit clients to win key organizing, bargaining and public policy campaigns. [READ MORE.]

India Kushner, social media and online marketingwidth="150"

A talented writer, editor and marketing specialist, India helps non-profit organizations deliver strong messages across diverse media platforms.

In addition to her work at RK Communications, India currently edits the Rose Water Magazine blog, which focuses on feminism, social justice, art and culture. She’s also been a researcher, editor and contributor to leading news and entertainment sites, including HyperVocal, Eater and Racked. Her marketing experience includes promoting events for the Online News Association, the nation’s premier professional organization for digital journalists. [READ MORE.]

Deepika Mehta, designer

Deepika has 20 years of experience providing visual communications for non-profit organizations. She has a unique ability to capture – quickly and accurately – strategic objectives, presenting a range of visual options to drive home key messages.

Deepika is expert at managing and delivering a spectrum of integrated campaign materials in a wide range of media, including print, digital and large-scale displays.
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Bob Jacobson, writer and media strategist

With over 25 years of experience as a professional writer and communicator, Bob has lived the transition from hand-fed fax blasts to Twitterstorms. His expertise includes strategic communication planning for nonprofits, media outreach, and content development for both print and the web.

Prior to his work as a media consultant and strategist, Bob spent 13 years as communications director at the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, a statewide advocacy group working to promote the health, safety and economic security of lower-income kids and families. He has also served as communications director at Forward Community Investments, a community development financial institution that supports organizations and initiatives working to reduce social, racial and economic disparities. [READ MORE.]

Dawn Wolfe, marketing communications

Dawn has more than 20 years’ experience as a journalist and nonprofit communications writer. She has worked as a local reporter for Between the Lines, a newspaper serving Michigan’s LGBT community, where her work was cited by UCLA’s Williams Institute. She was the first Director of Communications for the Triangle Foundation, the predecessor organization to Equality Michigan, a statewide advocacy group for LGBTQ citizens.

Dawn began work as a media and marketing consultant in 2006. Her clients have included the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Foundation, Detroit foster children’s charity For The Seventh Generation, and Equality Michigan. She has also edited and contributed substantial content for two books on major gift fundraising for nonprofits organizations. [READ MORE.]

Scott Mann, videographer

Scott is an award-winning videographer who can shoot, edit, direct and produce compelling video projects from concept to completion. For more than a decade, Scott worked as a senior producer at Michigan Media, the University of Michigan’s in-house production facility.

His recent credits include camera, sound and editing on “Never a Bystander,’ a documentary about holocaust survivor Irene Butter. [READ MORE.]