Jon Purves

Jon Purves

Senior Media Relations Associate, Communications

Jon manages press outreach and media relations across the Aspen Institute. Working within the Communications team, he is responsible for raising the overall media profile of the Aspen Institute and acts as a liaison between the press and experts within the Aspen Institute’s programs. Jon also coordinates with media networks to arrange TV, radio, and online coverage of events. Previously, Jon served as the Director of Marketing and Publicity at Politics and Prose, a prestigious independent bookstore in Washington, DC renowned for its author events. In the UK, Jon worked as a book publicist on behalf of a range of publishers in London. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from King’s College London in 2010.