John Brown’s 25-year career as a marketer informs his love of writing and content development. He has extensive experience in brand development, content strategy, copywriting, marketing and promotions management, organizational operations, and nonprofit governance and fundraising.
John joins Poston Communications after a decade consulting business leaders in multiple verticals. He has developed brand identities and definitions, created content strategies and messaging, and provided campaign planning and support for a wide range of clients in industries including commercial real estate, insurance, law, logistics and technology. His work also includes personal brand development and communications for executives at various points in their careers.
John’s corporate experience includes 15-years leading CNN’s Sales Marketing team in developing and executing industry-leading, integrated marketing and promotional campaigns. The programs he led met the rigorous content standards of the network while achieving the brand objectives of advertisers. John is especially proud of his contributions to projects that earned an Emmy nomination and garnered a Peabody Award.
John’s career began in public relations after serving four years as a naval officer.
His genuine interest in a wide variety of businesses fuels his passion for writing and storytelling. He shares this passion as an instructor at Emory University’s Osher Lifetime Learning Institute.
When he’s not behind the keyboard, John is an avid cyclist and enthusiastic cook. He and his partner live in Atlanta with their three dogs.