Joseph E. Bergeron
CHS Class of 1966
CHS ’66 Art Club, Recipient of a Boston Globe Art Ward (4), Publicity Committee (4), Talent Show (3,4)
U.S. Army 11th Special Forces Reserve Group, member of the underwater demolition team, Rank of Sergeant, Honorable Discharge ‘74
Essex County Newspapers Advertising Manager & Creative Director; State Properties of New England Marketing Director for a group of shopping malls; Beacon Publications-Acton, MA Advertising Director; Winchester Star General Manager; Seacoast Sunday Magazine-Hampton Falls, NH Founder & Publisher; Hilton Head Monthly Magazine-Hilton Head, NC President & Publisher; Palmetto Pictures Advertising Agency-Hilton Head, NC Producer/General Manager; Lind/Bergeron Marketing (Marketing & Communications Practice)-Atlanta, GA Partner; Joseph Bergeron Advertising & Web Design-Amesbury, MA Owner; Survivor’s Voice- Peabody, MA Communications Director Survivor’s Voice is a non-profit organization dedicated to building public awareness of the global issue of Childhood Abuse. He works for the organization on a pro-bono basis. In October, 2010, as Communication Director, he planned and executed a global media strategy to create awareness of “Reformation Day” event in Rome, Italy. Attracted childhood sexual abuse survivors from all over the world and resulted in worldwide media coverage, including more than 40,000 listings on the Internet.
Other Notable Achievements
Marketing & Advertising Instructor (Endicott College, Beverly, MA), One of five journalists selected by the New England Press Association in 1990 to devote a month in India conducting emerging newspaper technology seminars for Indian publishers, Two of his films were honored with Addys (One of advertising’s most prestigious awards); Developed a website matching teenage volunteers with non-profit organizations (Foundgeneration.org)