In his more than 40 years of experience, Frank Reysen Jr. has been involved in just about every field of journalism as a writer, editor and reporter; he has also served as a public relations executive. His work history includes roles as a director of the Department of Defense High School News Service, a combat information officer for the United States Army, news editor of the Marion Daily Republican, sports editor for Media-Scope Magazine, executive editor of Incentive Marketing magazine, the editor of Licensing Trends Newsletter and the editor of Playthings Magazine. Presently, he is the communications manager for New Jersey Planning Officials, the State’s association of planning boards and zoning boards of adjustment.
Mr. Reysen Jr. was a doctoral degree candidate in journalism from Southern Illinois University. He received his master of science in journalism in 1965 from West Virginia University and his bachelor of arts in classical languages in 1963 from Fordham University. He is the recipient of the prestigious Neal Award (a business journalism editorial award considered “the Pulitzer Prize of business media”) from the American Business Press and several Public Service Awards from the Community Action Network. He was also recognized with three Bronze Star Medals and a Commendation Medal for his journalism achievements as a U.S Army Captain in Vietnam. Continue reading