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Jason Mudd is CEO of Axia Public Relations. Forbes named Axia Public Relations as one of America’s Best PR Agencies for 2021. He has more than 20 years of experience advising some of America’s most admired brands like American Airlines, Dave & Buster’s, Hilton, HP, Pizza Hut, and Verizon. He is an Emmy Award-winning, accredited public relations practitioner, speaker, author, and entrepreneur. PRWeek named him a “Rising Star of PR.” In his limited spare time, Jason performs stand-up comedy at The Comedy Zone. He also serves as a paid member of the board of directors for Synovus. He lives on Amelia Island, Florida, with his wife, Tabitha, and their teenage children, Molly and Simon.

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Jason Mudd is a reserved, intense person who is staunchly results-oriented. A self-starter whose drive and sense of urgency are tempered and disciplined by his concern for quality and accuracy, his introspective and analytical approach to life is always based on detailed knowledge and thorough analysis.

Jason is simultaneously strongly focused on the technical principles of the world around him and an imaginative and creative person, a source of soundly thought-out new ideas, systems, and plans. A skilled, innovative problem solver with a high degree of expertise, he is mindful of his mistakes and learns from the mistakes of others.

When communicating, Jason is factual and direct. People respect him for his professional knowledge, expertise, and decision-making skills. Jason is demanding of himself and others. He takes his work and responsibilities seriously, and he expects others to do the same.


Since starting a neighborhood newsletter and writing children’s books in elementary school, Jason has always had an entrepreneurial instinct. His drive for high performance started at an early age via school fundraisers, public speaking competition awards, and selling.


Jason Mudd, APR is an award-winning, accredited public relations advisor, speaker, author, and entrepreneur. He is managing partner of Axia Public Relations, a digital PR agency specializing in strategic communications for regional and national corporations. Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) is a mark of distinction for public relations professionals who demonstrate their commitment to the profession and to its ethical practice. The accreditation board selects recipients of this distinction based on broad knowledge, strategic perspective, and sound professional judgment.

Jason’s current and previous clients include Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF), Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS), H&R Block (NYSE:HRB), Hilton (NYSE:HLT), HP (NYSE:HPQ), Macquarie Group (ASX:MBL), Modis, MPS Group (NYSE:MPS), New York Life Insurance Company, Pizza Hut (NYSE:YUM), Ray Charles, Rayonier (NYSE:RYN), Synovus (NYSE:SNV), Tarmac (ATHEX:TITK), and Verizon (NYSE:VZ).

Jason, who began his career as a journalist, graduated from the acclaimed University of Missouri journalism school with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. After a stint as a PR advisor to what is now Arm & Hammer’s Clean Shower, Jason joined what is now WindStream Communications as its marketing director and a shareholder. Next, he produced and promoted the Emmy-winning Florida Sports Awards, the then-official statewide sports award show, awarding Jaspers to top professional and amateur athletes. There, Jason worked with key sponsors and professional teams and tours, including General Motors, Wachovia, and the Florida Marlins, Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Heat, Miami Sol, Miami Dolphins, Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as well as the ATP Tour, LPGA Tour, NASCAR, PGA Tour, and WTA Tour.

Jason has worked with many authors, entertainers, sports, and business celebrities.

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From investing in his own start-ups to investing in Fortune 500 companies, Jason is always attuned to business topics, economics, and the marketplace at large, all while looking around corners and seeking the next opportunity.


“I took a lot of notes. I liked the high-level points and the introduction to UTM Code to track campaign traffic was new and useful information to me.” – Attendee, Mayo Clinic

“It was perfect for helping our members who are not professionals in the public relations field… Your responses were on target.” – Janet T. Dennis, American Association of Motor Vehicles Administration

“Came across really honest and straightforward.” – Florida Public Relations Association Gainesville chapter member

“He was good. I liked his humor thrown in.” – Florida Public Relations Association Gainesville chapter member

“Timing was perfect. Great presentation.” – Florida Public Relations Association Gainesville chapter member

“He was light-hearted and humorous, which was a nice change of pace.” – Florida Public Relations Association Gainesville chapter member

“I liked the conversational style.” – Florida Public Relations Association annual conference attendee

“Awesome session!” – Florida Public Relations Association annual conference attendee

“Very helpful information!” – Florida Public Relations Association annual conference attendee

“He was very personable and friendly. Good suggestions.” – Florida Public Relations Association annual conference attendee

“Your program was outstanding and very informative! Thank you so much for taking the time out of your schedule to address this group.” – Regina Duncan, President, Nassau County Chamber of Commerce

“A master of communications strategies in the public relations industry.” – American Marketing Association

“Comments afterward were so positive and warm. The students’ main takeaways revolved around their understanding of preserving reputation and having the audience prioritized.” – Tania Cantrell Rosas-Moreno, Loyola University

“Definitely opened my eyes.” – Attendee, University of Florida

Jason’s sample speaking topics:

  • “10X Growth Conference” with Grant Cardone, Mel Robbins, Jason Mudd, and others. – Cardone Enterprises Orlando
  • “Media Relations: Case studies of the best – and worst – practices: The small-town’s big hit, the underdog, the sweetheart, and the home run” – PRSA conference
  • “Best Practices in Media Relations” – PRSA conference
  • “Using the Power of PR to build a strong brand and great reputation” – University of Florida, Practical Lawyering course
  • PRSourceCode Webinar with CIO Insight magazine
  • “The Power of PR” – Entrepreneurs’ Organization
  • “Real ID and the media” American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
  • “State of the Industry” panel – University of North Florida
  • “Media Week: Public relations panel” – University of North Florida
  • “Public relations in sports marketing” – Flagler College
  • “Beyond the hype: Social media and your brand” – various Rotary Clubs and business groups
  • “Super Bowl advertising” – various Rotary Clubs and business groups
  • “The future of PR” – Florida State College
  • “Crisis communications” – University of North Florida
  • “Case studies in PR” – University of North Florida
  • “The future of PR” – Utah State University
  • Social media expert panelist – SCORE Counselors to America’s Small Business
  • “Power of public relations for your insurance agency” – Brightway Insurance annual franchisee kickoff conference
  • “Social media engagement and HIPPA” – Chamber of Commerce groups
  • “Hot Topics: How to Conquer Online Reviews” – Chamber of Commerce groups
  • “Hot Topics: How to Earn Media Coverage” – Chamber of Commerce groups
  • “Documented Proven Processes: Save time and make more money while taking more vacations!” – PRSA Counselors Academy
  • “Is Virtual Reality? Strategies for a work from home and remote worker PR agency” – PRSA Counselors Academy
  • JAX Social Media Expo social media expert panelist
  • “Ethical Dilemmas in Public Relations” – Loyola University
  • “The Power of Podcasting” – Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS)
  • “Hot Topics: 5 Ways To Improve Your Company’s Website & SEO” – Nassau County Chamber of Commerce
  • “Yes, PR is measurable: A 7-Step Strategic Framework for Measuring and Reporting Corporate Communications and Marketing.” – American Marketing Association
  • Modern Day PR – Agency Management Institute’s Build a Better Agency Summit, Chicago


Jason writes frequent business columns for national outlets as well as blog posts about business and public relations topics and trends. He has authored several books.

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