As owner of Celek Media Consulting, Chris Celek helps businesses and community groups connect with customers through social media.
Chris grew up in traditional media and helped grow audiences and communities with new web and print publications and promotion that emphasizes local information and entertainment content.
He has been a top editor and senior manager at newspaper and multi-media companies, including working as managing editor of Cox Ohio Publishing’s 2 daily and 8 weekly newspapers and 6 community web sites in Warren and Butler counties in southwest Ohio. One of these web sites was honored as the best in North America.
Chris is a graduate of Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and completed graduate studies in industrial technology at Purdue University.
He is an active member of the Northeast Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club of Mason and Deerfield and a graduate of Leadership Warren County. In addition to New Media Dayton, Chris serves on the Business and Economic Development Advocacy Team of the Workforce One Investment Board of Southwest Ohio, and is active in Linked Dayton Metro and B2B networking groups in Dayton and northern Cincinnati.
He lives in Springboro with his wife Patti. They have two children, Kelsey, a recent graduate of Wright State University, and Colin, a junior at Ohio University. Both kids think it’s creepy that their dad wants to be their friend on Facebook.