Jerry Lewis
CEO of Upstream Communications, Boulder

CEO of Upstream Communications in Boulder,, working with innovative Colorado businesses on PR, marketing and social media strategies.

HIGHLIGHTS 35 years of journalism in Colorado; numerous state and national journalism awards; contacts in media,
public relations, higher education, business organizations and government.

Successfully sold Boulder Business Information to Brown Publishing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb., 2008.
Inducted to Boulder County Business Hall of Fame, 2009.

Executive committee of Boulder Sesquicentennial Celebration Committee; co-chair, PR & Marketing. Editor, Official Sesquicentennial Guide.
Managed full-time news/advertising staff of 18 and freelance writers to publish highly respected bi-weekly
Boulder County Business Report. Gold award winner for best small business tabloid.
Best Business Columnist for newspapers in 10,0000 to 100,000 circulations from Society of Professional
Journalists, 2007.
Community Involvement: Currently on board of Imagine! Foundation. Served on board of Boulder County
Business Hall of Fame for 15 years; Boulder Economic Council; 1992 Chair, Awards Committee, Esprit
Entrepreneur; Board of Directors, Secretary/V.P. Public Relations, Boulder Flycasters, Trout Unlimited.

ExPERIENCE Publisher, Editor, Partner, Boulder Business Information Inc., parent company of Boulder County Business
Report, Northern Colorado Business Report, Wyoming Business Report, DataJoe LLC, 1989-2008.

Publisher/Editor of all related publications including Boulder County Technology/Manufacturers Directory;
Boulder Valley MD Health & Wellness Directory; Giving Guide; Green Book; Event Planning Guide;
Commercial Real Estate Sourcebook; Book of Lists.

Business Editor, The Denver Post, 1988; Deputy Business Editor, 1982-1988

News and metro desk editor, The Denver Post, 1978-1982

News and copy editor, reporter, Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo., 1974-1978

Editor, reporter, Longmont Scene, Longmont, Colo. 1973-1974

News Bureau, Louisville Area Chamber of Commerce, Louisville, Ky. 1972-1973
EDUCATION B.A. Journalism, University of Kentucky, 1972

Newspaper Fund Scholarship, internship, Cincinnati Enquirer, 1971

Editor, reporter for college daily, The Kentucky Kernel, 1969-1972

PERSONAL Age: 58. Interests: Golfing, fly-fishing, upland bird hunting, antiques

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