Jon is founder and president of Impact Communications, the Wilton, CT-based presentation and media training practice serving the private, nonprofit and public sectors for over 40 years. He's published numerous articles on media training and crisis communication and has been quoted frequently on presentation and news media interviewing techniques by a broad spectrum of publications ranging from airline magazines to trade journals.
Before forming Impact Communications, Jon was an award-winning television news journalist at WPVI-TV in Philadelphia and WABC-TV in New York, where he was assistant news director and producer of special projects; and "Good Morning America," where he was a field producer. During his 13 year career in television news he was recognized by his fellow journalists with an Emmy nomination, the New York Press Club Feature Award and the International Television Festival of New York Gold Medal as well as the Outstanding Broadcast Service Award of the New York City Council of Churches.
Jon has been a volunteer leader of the American Lung Association at the national, regional and local levels for 40 years and received the coveted Volunteer Excellence Award from the nationwide organization in June of 2018. His primary focus has been on fundraising, marketing, media relations and advocacy at the state and federal levels.
This is Jon’s third term as a member of the National Board. He has also served on the Chairs Assembly, the Nationwide Assembly and the National Council and on the boards of Hudson Valley, New York, where he was Board Chair; New York State, New York and the Northeast Region, where he was Vice Chair from 2013 to 2015, Board Chair from 2015 to 2017 and currently serves as a Past Chair. He also sits on the Metro NY and CT Leadership Boards.
Rosen is an honors graduate of NYU's University College of Arts & Science and lives in Wilton, CT