GURNEE, Ill. – Former Chicago news reporter and correspondent Denys Bucksten has been appointed account manager at marine public relations firm Jerry Martin Co., the company reported in a recent press release.
Bucksten's background encompasses over 30 years of newspaper experience, including assignments with the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers. He also has a boating background, including graduating from the sailing-based Hurricane Island Outward Bound School and, as a sportswriter, covering fishing and marine events.
"Denys provides an added dimension to our agency,” Tom Weslager, Jerry Martin’s managing director of PR, said. “His extensive journalism background further enhances our ability to work with the marine editors and writers on behalf of our clients."