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Experienced, results-driven leader with a diverse communications, media and community relations background. The culmination of this experience has helped establish a position as an industry expert in the areas of community involvement, brand marketing, media training, public speaking, budget administration, crisis management and communication strategies.

Work experience


Senior Producer

Fox Television
  • Manage a team of 23 diverse media professionals. Direct reports include all NABET photographers and editors.
  • Supervise a team of 17 content creators. As senior producer, direct all editorial content for GDC.
  • Devise optimal communications strategies to reach target audiences. This has proven effective with a 30% year-over-year increase in viewership ratings and an increase in advertising sales (up 30%) for our 4:00-7:00 hours. Good Day Chicago’s ratings are the highest in history.
  • Teach, guide and train staff on new communications programs and techniques as they are incorporated into our system.
  • Oversee media storage, archiving and production systems to keep Fox at the cutting edge of technology.
  • Lead the implementation and overhaul of the media infrastructure with a near-zero disruption in product. These advances allowed us to archive an additional 57% video content, and move our content quicker to broadcast.
  • Write employee guidelines relating to the new technology platforms.
  • Direct communications throughout the organization; from top level executives through entry-level employees.
  • Work effectively in a cross-functional, fast paced environment, allowing our news team to turn out 275% more news programming than prior to my hiring.
  • Co-manage social media content. This has led to a 6000% increase in our Facebook reach. Fox 32’s Facebook page has over 1.4 million likes, and over 1.5 million followers.


Duewel Digital Marketing
  • Duewel Digital Marketing specializes in PPC (Google AdWords) and Facebook advertising. The goal is always to build your customer base, increase sales, and to do so with a maximum ROI.


SportsChannel Chicago
  • Developed entertaining, engaging and informative pregame, postgame and magazine shows representing the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks.
  • Responsible for producing, marketing and budgeting of the show "Bulls/Sox Underground." By taking actions to tape portions of the show in-house, kept production costs low and under budget; creating an increased station cash flow. During this time, Bulls/Sox Underground saw the highest-ever ratings (150% increase year-over-year: ’99 vs ‘98).

Owner/Director of Communications

Duewel Fitness, Inc.
  • Directed all business operations, from marketing and communications to budgeting and development; in the process, grew the company from a negative income flow firm to one that grossed tens of thousands of dollars at maturity.
  • Managed all PR, securing hundreds of articles in support of the company. Wrote, edited and distributed 2-3 press releases and media advisories per week to national and local media outlets, attaining positive coverage in multiple publications.
  • Created all marketing content to guarantee the highest quality promotion while coordinating advertising campaigns for compatibility with public relations efforts.
  • Wrote original content for the official company blog, as well as community blogs.

Electronic Communications Manager

Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter
  • Volunteer position
  • Work remotely to develop social media and other online strategies to help the chapter reach campaign goals.

Marketing Communications Manager

Friends of DuPage County Animal Care & Control Foundation
  • Volunteer position
  • Responsible for crafting both a short range communications forecast and the long-term outlook.
  • Work mainstream and other media channels to garner positive coverage for the foundation.
  • Establish relationships with government officials and media representatives. These connections include established relations with local, state and national politicians and influential journalists at FOX, ABC, NBC, CBS, WGN, WDCB Radio, WBBM Radio, WGN Radio, The Daily Herald, The Chicago Sun-Times and The Chicago Tribune.

Nationally Syndicated Columnist

Healthy Living with Brian Duewel
  • Author of "Healthy Living," a weekly health and fitness column geared toward helping readers get the most out of their daily routine. Published by newspapers in New Jersey, Indiana, California, Hawaii, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Minnesota and Alabama. Also carried as a blog post on 400+ websites.

Author & Publisher

The Art of the Political Campaign
  • Best selling author of the self-help book, "The Art of the Political Campaign: How to run for elected office with no money, name recognition or political connections." Began documenting campaign strategies while running for elected office in 2009 and compiled them with the help of nearly one hundred, already-elected public officials.
  • The book was self-published in July of 2013 and hit Amazon's best-selling list in August of that same year.

Adjunct Journalism Professor

Columbia College
  • Taught the basics of the communications business. 
  • Executive Producer of "Metro Minutes," Columbia College's news program.

Adjunct Media Professor

Tribeca Flashpoint Academy
  • Responsible for teaching media communications.

Candidate and campaign manager 

Committee to elect Brian Duewel
  • Designed a campaign plan to win a seat on the DuPage County Board. Received 40% of the vote against a popular incumbent.
  • With thousands of “Duewel for DuPage” followers, the process was developed with a target-specific marketing campaign presenting the candidate to the public via multiple formats. The campaign relied heavily on interpersonal communication skill, including public speaking, strong speech writing techniques, high-energy fundraising and accurate budgeting.


Fox Chicago Facebook reach


Good Day Chicago's Nielsen ratings (in tenths)

Committees and Board positions

Governor’s Council on Health and Physical Fitness                                                           2011-2015

Board of Directors - Steeple Run Community Council                                                      2009-2013

Director of Publicity Steeple Run Elementary School                                                    2010-2014




University of Massachusetts - Lowell



Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Business

University of Massachusetts - Lowell

Bachelor of Arts

Columbia College Chicago