May 27, 2024


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CCIDA Announces New Communications & Marketing Coordinator

CCIDA Announces New Communications & Marketing Coordinator

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – The County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Sample to the situation of Communications & Advertising Coordinator.

As Communications & Internet marketing Coordinator, Sample will be liable for the implementation of strategic promoting initiatives and basic communications of the CCIDA and the Chautauqua County Location Financial Improvement Company (CREDC). He will guide both equally agency’s promoting and conversation attempts linked highlighting many assignments launched by equally companies, showcasing the county’s economic enhancement options and marketing the products and services provided by both of those economic development companies.  

“I’m fired up to be becoming a member of the CCIDA and CREDC workforce, functioning to market our county’s financial enhancement success tales, together with championing the organization growth prospects and high-quality of existence enhancements inside of our county,” Sample claimed.

Though the Marketing & Communications Coordinator is housed underneath the CCIDA, Sample will actually provide a break up position, performing with equally the CCIDA and the Chautauqua County Partnership for Economic Advancement (CCPEG), taking care of certain communication responsibilities linked to the marketing of each and every entity and its products and services. In addition to coordinating organizational communications of these organizations, Sample will also lead countywide advertising and marketing initiatives and particular jobs to encourage Chautauqua County as a wonderful position to reside, get the job done, participate in, and perform business, in near coordination with outdoors associate organizations.

“We’re pretty pleased to have Jason signing up for our group,” claimed Mark Geise, CCIDA Chief Government Officer and Deputy County Government for Financial Development. “He has a strong knowledge of what the CCIDA does, as properly as great familiarity with the people and communities throughout Chautauqua County.”

Sample has worked in regional media for the past two many years, most recently as Typical Supervisor of WRFA-LP in Jamestown, in which he was accountable for the administration and programming of Jamestown’s Reduced Electric power, FM radio station, licensed to Reg Lenna Middle for the Arts. He also served as the station’s Community Affairs Director from 2011 to 2021, masking issues and information tales involving the Jamestown community and Chautauqua County. Prior to his do the job at WRFA, Sample served as editor of the weekly Chautauqua Star newspaper, a county-extensive publication showcasing the men and women and organizations of Chautauqua County. Sample also worked as a information reporter and athletics anchor for in excess of 7 decades on WJTN radio in Jamestown. 

In the previous, Sample has served as a trustee with the Chautauqua County Historical Culture, primarily based in Westfield, NY, from 2011 to 2021, and was chair of the organization’s plan committee. He was also a board member of Infinity Visual & Undertaking Arts in Jamestown from 2010 to 2018, serving as board president and advertising and marketing committee chair.

Sample is a Jamestown-area indigenous, and graduated from Falconer Substantial University and Jamestown Group Higher education. He retains a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from West Virginia College. 

“I’ve spent a excellent deal of time more than the yrs dwelling and performing in different communities throughout Chautauqua County, not only covering neighborhood news but also receiving to know its people, locations, and enterprises,” Sample mentioned. “I’m wanting forward to using my expertise and knowledge to help advertise our county’s economic achievements and also advertising and marketing why it’s such a special and special location to reside, perform, and perform.”

About CCIDA – The CCIDA is an financial improvement firm approved and empowered by the Point out of New York to make Chautauqua County a superior spot to perform, stay, and pay a visit to. They facilitate growth by attracting new corporations, when promoting the retention and growth of present corporations. Help in the variety of incentives – tax abatements, low curiosity financial loans, and bond funding – improves the opportunities for career creation and retention by our corporations.  For a lot more info go to