Joseph Depa is a corporate communications manager for CommScope, a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks. Joseph is responsible for the company’s media and analysts relations for the broadband industry. He also manages the company’s social media activities. Joseph has almost 20 years of experience in public relations, marketing, publishing and journalism.
Prior to his role at CommScope, Joseph served as the public relations manager for JC Thomas Marketing Communications, Inc in Charlotte, NC. In that position, he handled public and media relations for clients within the dental, healthcare, restaurant, non-profit and textile industries.
He was also the managing editor for Glow Worm, a division of Saatchi and Saatchi Healthcare in New York, NY and managing editor for Ascend Media (formerly Medical World Communications) in Jamesburg, NJ. During his time at Ascend, one of his magazines—Contemporary Dental Assisting—received the 2006 Medical Marketing & Media Healthcare Business Publication of the Year Award.
Joseph spent almost five years as a newspaper reporter working for Gannett Newspapers in Toms River, NJ (Ocean County Observer) and NJN Publishing in Somerville, NJ (The Chronicle). While working for the Ocean County Observer in 2000, Joseph took First Place in the Breaking News category from the New Jersey Press Association. While working for The Chronicle in 1998, he received the Robert P. Kelly Award from the New Jersey Press Association. He also received a Third-place Award from the Society of Professional Journalists (NJ Chapter) for Review Writing in the weekly newspaper category.
Joseph received his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
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