Michael Downer Joins Dameron Communications
(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) Michael Downer began working at Dameron Communications, as a public relations freelance writer in October of 2010. Now in his role as public relations executive, he is responsible for handling the publicity needs of clients in media relations, copy writing, and event promotion.
“I am very excited about coming on staff full-time and working for Dameron Communications,” said Downer. “There is such a wide range of clients from practically every industry. It is fast paced, and requires you to use your skills in communicating their needs differently and uniquely for each one. It really is a fun place to work.”
Michael possesses a diverse background and experience, which garnered him two recognitions from the 2000 Communicator Awards, which honors excellence in the field of communication.
Prior to Dameron Communications, Michael was the managing editor for the Inland Valley News. Before that, he served as communications and special projects aid to Congresswoman Maxine Waters, manager of public relations at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, account manager at Lagrant Communications and manager of community relations for PacifiCare of California.
His work within the entertainment industry as a public relations consultant to both individual and corporate clients has allowed him to create entertainment-focused publicity, special event promotion and marketing campaigns as well.
Some of the entertainment clients he has worked for include: Jazz At Drew, Patrice Rushen, Lance Henrickson, Billy Zane, Michael Gross, Karyn Parsons, Richard Karn, Middleman & Associates, Angel City Records, Promotion Management Network, Sony Music, Nike, Mervyns, Nordstroms, MCA/Universal and Sears & Roebuck.
Michael graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations and a Minor in Marketing. He also has earned a Certification in Corporate Community Involvement from Boston College Carroll School of Management.
He currently lives in Pomona, California
About Dameron Communications, LLC
Since 1989 Dameron Communications has creatively met the needs of our diverse client base locally, regionally and nationally. It is an award-winning agency that creates integrated advertising and public relations solutions to increase clients’ sales and profits, win elections, inform the public or gain acceptance of potentially controversial issues.
Dameron Communications creates advertising for television, radio, newspaper, magazine, and billboards, web sites, mobile web applications, email and more. Public relations services include press releases, press conferences, media relations, television programs, web sites, opinion editorials, promotions, event creation and management, government relations and community relations.
Dameron Communications has earned media coverage for clients from: ABC, CBS, NBC, CNBC, CBS MarketWatch; Fox News, CNN, Nightly Business Report; The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Dow Jones News Wire, Bloomberg, Reuters, Associated Press, The Press Enterprise, The Sun, The Daily Bulletin, The Daily News, The Daily Press and many more.