Jackie Reau



Jackie Reau [jreau@gamedaypr.com] is CEO of Game Day Communications, has more than 20 years experience andspecializes in strategic communications planning, social media strategy and crisismanagement. Before launching GDC, Jackie worked in health care at The Christ Hospitaland as director of marketing at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Jackie is an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati where she teaches SportsPR and at Xavier University where she teaches in the sports administration graduateprogram. She is also active in the community serving on boards of the following:Downtown Cincinnati Inc. Marketing Committee, Ohio University National Alumni Boardand the Reds Community Fund.

In 2007, Jackie was named Public Relations Practitioner of the Year by the Cincinnatichapter of Public Relations Society of America. In 2011, she was honored with thechapter’s highest honor, Werner-VonderHaar-Bogart Award.

Jackie earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the E.W. Scripps School ofJournalism at Ohio University and a master’s in sports administration at Ohio UniversityShe has also studied at the Harvard Business School earning a certificate in Non-ProfitManagement.

She has finished three half marathons and is currently working toward finishing her tourof all Major League baseball parks.