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Emmy Award-winning journalist joins Axia Public Relations

By Axia Public Relations

Bob Wiltfong will serve as a public relations account director.


An image of Bob Wiltfong.Emmy Award-winning journalist Bob Wiltfong joined Axia Public Relations as a public relations account director. He now directs and leads PR strategies, services, and measurement programs for Axia’s national accounts.






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Wiltfong brings a decade of TV news experience to Axia as a reporter and anchor at several stations nationwide. More recently, Wiltfong held a global consulting role where he advised and trained Fortune 500 executives in public speaking, communications, and presentation skills. In his past experience, he worked with global brands, including Boeing, Charles Schwab, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Lowe's Home Improvement, Sony and T-Mobile.

Before accepting the role at Axia, Wiltfong was "The World's Greatest Spokesperson in the World" in Nationwide Insurance’s national TV commercial series. Additionally, he was an on-air correspondent for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."


Wiltfong won four Emmys for his journalism work in TV news and was part of a Peabody Award submission for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” His other comedy and acting credits include “Modern Family,” “Chappelle’s Show” and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” — as well as the movies “Definitely, Maybe“ with Ryan Reynolds, “Purple Violets” with Patrick Wilson and “The Hoax” with Richard Gere.


“Bob has a unique combination of skills and experience that lend themselves perfectly to public relations,” said Jason Mudd, CEO of Axia Public Relations. “He is an expert communicator and relationship-builder with a successful track record of telling stories that engage journalists and strengthen brand awareness. We are thrilled to have him lead our accounts through Axia’s next exciting growth phase.”


Wiltfong earned a Bachelor of Science in broadcast news journalism from the University of Kansas and is the immediate past president of the Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida.


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