Title: Editor, Publishing Executive
Location: Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, United States
William S. Jackson, Editor and Publishing Executive, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in journalism.
For more than 50 years, Mr. Jackson has been regarded for his work as a writer and editor. He first became involved in journalism while serving in the U.S. Army in its 8th infantry division in the late 1950s. While stationed in Germany, he worked on a military newspaper that unlocked his aptitude for conveying critical pieces of information. Upon completing his service, he attended Pennsylvania State University, where he earned a dual Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Arts degree. From there, Mr. Jackson established his reputation of excellence as a journalist through a number of noteworthy positions. He served as editor for the Union County Journal, managing editor for the museum publication for the Corning Museum of Glass, head of the public relations and publications department at Pennsylvania State University, chief account executive at Barash Advertising, managing editor of Bulb Horn, publisher of The Chronicle, president and editor of The Sun, and editor of the Timberwolf Howl.
In addition to his work as a journalist, Mr. Jackson is known as an automotive historian who has produced award-winning pieces of writing in the areas of antique and military automobiles. Notably, he has written “Rule Britannia: When British Sports Cars Saved the Nation,” “Rolling Sculpture” and “The American Car Since 1775.” He edited “The Classic Car,” “Vintage World Car Guide” and a number of articles for Competition Press, Autoweek and the Antique Automobile Magazine. In recognition of his professional excellence, Mr. Jackson was the recipient of a Neographics Silver Award, a Ben Franklin Silver Award from the Delaware Valley Printers Association, a Keystone Press Award from Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, and a Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award. Looking Ahead, Mr. Jackson intends to continue writing while taking on new opportunities in his field.
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