Jim’s approach to
communications is shaped by years as a working journalist, including a decade at the Chicago Sun Times, where he managed the city’s largest news
staff. He went on to work at several leading public relations firms,
including Ogilvy, Hill & Knowlton, GCI Group and Cohn & Wolfe, where he
became the senior North American crisis counselor and media trainer.
He has counseled companies
in healthcare, retail, commercial real estate, legal, hospitality, technology,
consumer products and other industries, helping them manage product recalls,
government investigations, environmental situations, activist attacks, employment
and labor issues, natural disasters, health threats and countless other
Briggs Adams, Consultant
A former journalist and long-time communications professional, Briggs Adams excels in helping
companies tell their stories in ways that strike home with their customers, prospects, investors, employees and other key stakeholders.
As his clients and colleagues will confirm, Briggs is a gifted writer who takes pride in meeting - and usually beating - tight project deadlines. A graduate of Indiana University, Briggs worked several years as a reporter and editor at daily newspapers in Kentucky and Texas before landing a role as a staff writer for Chicago Lawyer magazine.
From there, he went into public relations, where he uses his communications skills to help his clients have a lasting impact.