Chicago PR Exec Jeff Bierig Dies
June 28, 2010 at 4:54 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime CHICAGO marketing and public relations executive and former radio talk show producer and promotions director JEFF BIERIG, who died WEDNESDAY of acute myeloid leukemia at 57.
BIERIG started his career as a producer at WIND-A/CHICAGO and KMOX-A/ST. LOUIS and was Promotions Director at the old WMET/CHICAGO before moving into public relations. He served as Manager of Media Relations at the CHICAGO TRIBUNE from 1982 through 2002, then became Associate VP Of Communications at the ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY.
VOCALO.ORG's ROBERT FEDER reports that the PUBLICITY CLUB OF CHICAGO voted unanimously FRIDAY (6/25) to rename its annual Branding Award in BIERIG's honor.