Former City of Birmingham Chief of Staff Erskine “Chuck” Faush, Jr. has been named Senior Vice President, SummitMedia LLC / President of SummitMedia Entertainment.
“We are very pleased and excited Chuck has joined SummitMedia. His outstanding performance in the public sector as well as a lifetime of media experience uniquely enables him to bring strong leadership to our team” said Carl Parmer, Chairman/CEO of
SummitMedia. He added “our Stations not only strive to entertain our audiences, but also inform and engage the Communities in which we serve. Chuck has the experience, passion and energy to expand our outreach as well as develop new entertainment offerings.”
Faush served five years as Chief of Staff for Birmingham Mayor William A. Bell, Sr. and has been alongside him for the City’s Renaissance. The past five years have brought major hospitality, sports and mixed use development with an unprecedented $1B in construction value which has led to substantial revenue increases to the City. Birmingham has received national attention for its Civil Rights commemoration of the events of 1963. The New York Times recently wrote “Birmingham is suddenly trendy and hot”.
Faush will continue to serve the City volunteering as Senior Advisor to the Mayor on Strategic Initiatives.
Faush stated “I am very happy to join the SummitMedia team and am excited about the opportunity to expand our reach, engage our listeners and grow our community and client relationships. SummitMedia is a leader in each of our Markets and we look forward to developing partnerships which will allow us to deliver exciting creative and unique multimedia experiences.”
Prior to serving as Chief of Staff, Faush spent his career in media. He began working with his father in Birmingham radio and subsequently developed an award winning career on camera, in production and publicity.
SummitMedia, LLC is an integrated Broadcasting, Digital Media, Direct Marketing and Events Company focused on compelling local brands, powerful personalities and meaningful marketing solutions.