Ron Javers

Ron Javers
151 Halsey Street, Southampton

New York, 11968
(h) 631 283 0276

(mobile) 917 301 6567

rjavers1@gmail.com

Experience

Ron Javers WORLDWIDE, New York City and Southampton, New York
Founder and Principal  2009-present
Communications and media strategies for companies and other organizations operating in the international sphere.
Ron Javers WORLDWIDE is a media and public affairs consulting and advisory group that works with companies and other organizations operating in the international sphere.

Newsweek International, World Headquarters, New York City
Executive Editor 1996-2009

Responsible for the editorial oversight of all of Newsweek’s  local-language editions, including creation and launch, recruiting local publishers, editors, and writers. Now published in more than 30 different countries and nine languages: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Polish, Spanish, Turkish, Arabic and Urdu.

Syracuse University, Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse, New York
Associate Professor 1992-1996

Created and taught the school’s Capstone Course in new ventures and magazine management, the final requirement for graduate degree in the Magazine and Internet program.

Town & Country Magazine, Hearst Magazine Group, New York City
Editor-in Chief 1991

Metrocorp Magazines, Philadelphia, Pa.
Vice President and Editor-in-Chief 1980-1991

Oversaw Philadelphia, Atlanta, Boston and Manhattan,inc. magazines.

San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco California
Special Projects Editor 1977-1980

Covered Proposition 13, the National Taxpayer Revolt, and the investigation of the People’s Temple and Jim Jones in Georgetown, Guyana.

Philadelphia Daily News
Editorial Page Editor  1971-1977
Associate Editor

Education

Nieman Fellow, Harvard University
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, American Press Institute
Villanova University BA, Sociology

Publications

The Suicide Cult: The Untold Story of the Peoples Temple and the Massacre in Guyana (with Marshall Kilduff), Bantam Books 1978

A Change of Mind: A Decade of American School Reform, Rockefeller Foundation 1995

Awards

National Magazine Awards, given by Columbia University, four-time winner
Pulitzer Prize nominee, three times
National Headliner Award, International Reporting
Charles Stewart Mott Award, distinguished writing on education