Jonathan Winslow possesses a sharp journalistic eye and a familiarity with media that, combined with numerous other professional attributes (plus a few personal quirks), make for a powerful public relations toolkit.
Before joining HKA as Assistant Account Manager, Jon spent five years as a reporter at the Orange County Register, where he covered universities, crime and several cities. In the course of this work, he acquired an affinity for helping people who are passionate about their projects – sharing their excitement when a well-written article sparked interest from the community. He brings this enthusiasm to his work on behalf of agency clients – always striving to positively influence public awareness and opinion through media avenues.
Jon graduated from California State University, Fullerton with two bachelor’s degrees – one in Communications with an emphasis in Journalism and one in Philosophy. His inquisitive nature, nose for news and critical thinking skills, channeled through a practiced writing style, create content that gets the results clients crave.
Q&A WITH JONATHAN
Writer of horror and mystery novels
A movie that never gets old
The Emperor’s New Groove
Weekends were made for
Watching, reading, playing, eating, sleeping, shopping, socializing – wait, it’s Monday already?
On my college dorm wall
A bunch of movie posters and tear-outs from “Nintendo Power” magazine
Original Star Wars VHS tapes
A song I don’t mind getting stuck in my head
“You’re My Best Friend” by Queen
Give me an extra scoop of
Cold Stone Birthday Cake Remix
I would be a good game show contestant on
Brands I admire
Nintendo, Sega, Disney, Google, SpaceX
Guilty TV pleasure
Jem and the Holograms
I’m a fan of
Movies – particularly The Shawshank Redemption, Die Hard, The Big Lebowski, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Nightmare Before Christmas
I’m inspired by
Bob Ross, Carl Sagan and Mr. Rogers – the PBS trio who taught me the value of art, science and kindness
Favorite HKA core value
Professional Growth. No matter how much I know, there’s always someone more knowledgeable to help sharpen my skills, so I cherish learning from those who have something to teach.
What I want to read inside a fortune cookie
“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J. R. R. Tolkien