Mr. Osoff has served through an incredible era of American news history spanning 63 years as a journalist, public relations director, and media company executive.
HUDSON, MA, September 08, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Jeffrey Arlin Osoff a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Osoff celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mr. Osoff has served through an incredible era of American news history spanning 63 years as a journalist, public relations director, and media company executive. He covered numerous stories for the Boston Globe in the 1960s, working with media titans such as Walter Cronkite, and reported on the first African American sit-ins during the civil rights movement. Utilizing his media experience, Mr. Osoff is now the chairman of D&J Enterprises Limited as well as Dorian Enterprises Limited, and has served as president and chief executive officer of JAO Enterprises Limited, all in Hudson, Massachusetts.
Born in Everett, Massachusetts to Meyer and Minerva Osoff, Mr. Osoff entered journalism as a reporter for the Boston Post, going on to the Boston Globe in 1955. He reported for the paper until 1964, bearing witness to many of the monumental events of the '60s. Mr. Osoff attended Bowling Green State University in Ohio to earn a BA in 1958, and completed a Master's degree from Columbia University one year later. He received a 1961 Citation for Outstanding Journalistic Reporting by the Massachusetts National Guard and was promoted to rewriter for the Globe in 1962, becoming acting assistant editor one year later. Through the course of his career, Mr. Osoff became an expert in journalism, public relations, graphics, and media graphics. Concurrently, he served from 1961 to 1962 with the U.S. Air Force, and was the first vice president of the Dysautonomia Foundation in New York in the '60s.
In 1964, Mr. Osoff accepted a position with Brandeis University as director of the news bureau, and in 1967, the university offered him the post of assistant director of public affairs. He became a full director in 1969 and served Brandeis for nine years. In 1978, Mr. Osoff went on to a position as chair of the board of Jansson, Incorporated in Waltham, not far from Brandeis. The company was the first in a series of printing ventures by Mr. Osoff, and in 1992 he chaired a second, Dorian Enterprises, followed by D&J Enterprises in 1995. Using his expertise with graphics, the firms offer high quality printing services.
As part and parcel of the industry, he is a member of the International Thermographic Association, and has received numerous awards for achievements in graphics. Mr. Osoff is a member of the New England Press Association, the College Public Relations Association, the Jewish Public Relations Society of America, the Public Relations Society of America, and the Publicity Club of Boston. He has lectured on numerous occasions about journalism, and has served as a public relations consultant. Mr. Osoff notably served in leadership roles with the New England regional Anti-Defamation League. For his historic achievements as a journalist and for his media acumen, he was welcomed for inclusion in numerous volumes of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in the World, the 2009 to 2010 volume of Who's Who in Finance and Business, the 2000 to 2001 volume of Who's Who in Finance and Industry, and the 1998 to 1999 volume of Who's Who in Media and Communication.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Osoff has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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