Jason Springer is the President of JRS Strategies, a full service communications and digital media consulting firm. He has assisted non-profit, business, legal, political and governmental clients at all levels and across the country develop a message, organize their efforts and communicate that message across the various mediums to reach the desired audience.
Jason's experience and knowledge have enabled him to effectively combine traditional media and marketing methods with new media and technology to develop an integrated approach covering all potential mediums.
Early in his career, Jason managed political campaigns for State Representative and Congress in Iowa, along with organizing on Howard Dean’s Presidential campaign in the Iowa caucuses. He later returned to his roots in New Jersey to work on and consult for local, county, state and federal campaigns throughout New Jersey before becoming press Secretary for State Senator Fred Madden, Assemblyman Paul Moriarty and Assemblyman Dave Mayer in New Jersey’s 4th Legislative District.
After serving as Marketing Technology Specialist for Flaster/Greenberg Law firm, Springer was recruited to serve as Communications Director for the NJ Democratic State Committee under Chairman John Wisniewski. This platform gave Jason a unique perspective and insight into New Jersey political issues as well as unparalleled personal relationships with traditional media sources throughout the state. Following the 2012 Election Cycle, Jason left the NJ Democratic State Committee when he was hired by Mayor Chuck Cahn to serve as the Communications Director for Cherry Hill before returning to consulting through JRS Strategies full time.
Jason has helped redefine new media political communications in New Jersey. He was a founding member of the NJ Progressive Political blog BlueJersey.com, serving as the technical director and co-host of the Blue Jersey Radio Show.
In addition, Jason serves as an Executive Board member and Communications Director for the New Leaders Council – New Jersey, an organization dedicated to training and supporting the next generation of progressive political entrepreneurs – those who are leading industries, setting trends, and building institutions that support robust civic and political life in a global America. He is a graduate of the the inaugural class of the Federation Leadership Institute.
In the public sphere, Jason has been a guest commentator on 1210am out of Philadelphia and NJN Radio, along with television tapings including the Dom Giordano show. The Washington Post’s Chris Cilizza named Jason as one of the best NJ political tweeters. Jason has been a frequent guest speaker on incorporating new media with traditional communications methods to implement a complete strategy for all potential audiences. He has led trainings on new media and communications for the New Leaders Council, University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government, American University, Rider University, Rutgers University, political organizations, private businesses, Legal CLE courses, non-profit groups and campaigns around New Jersey.