J. Herbison Communications provides individualized, comprehensive communications strategies for clients. We take the approach that every business is unique.
Each communications plan is carefully crafted to your business or organization.
Owner Janna Herbison has nearly three decades of experience in media, marketing, publishing and government
relations. The company is based in Memphis, with partners in Nashville and Jackson, Tenn.
Janna Fite Herbison
Janna Fite Herbison has been in the communications industry for more than 25 years. She is currently based in Memphis, but has also spent several years in both Nashville and Knoxville. A former television news reporter, press secretary, lobbyist, author and magazine editor, Janna's expertise in the media and political worlds is extensive.
Herbison also served as marketing coordinator for the TN Dept. of ECD, upon completing her role as Communications Director in the integration of two Tennessee State Departments in 1999, along with the implementation of a statewide federal mandate.
She is a former president of the Tennessee Women’s Political Caucus and previous board member/ treasurer for the YWCA of Greater Memphis. Former Governor Phil Bredesen also appointed Herbison to serve 2 terms on the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Advisory Council.
Janna holds a M.S. in Journalism/ Public Relations and a B.S. in Broadcasting, both from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She also attended Vanderbilt University through her junior year before transferring and completing her bachelor's degree at UT's School of Broadcasting.
In addition, Janna is the author of Southern in the City: A Mason-Dixon View of Manhattan.
Clarke's experience includes 10 years of graphic design, 5 Years of Web Design, 8 Years of Photography and 3 Years of Marketing consulting. With a B.S. in Fine Arts from Middle Tennessee State University, his strengths lie in translating the goals of his clients into solutions that convert — whether a Online presence, targeted marketing strategy, creative direction, or a multi-layered ad campaign.
As Owner and Lead Designer of Hospdesign, Clarke has guided 100's of entrepreneurs and small business owners from concepts to sustainable market competitors. During his 8 years with Hospdesign, Clarke's focus was on educating, encouraging, and empowering business owners and entrepreneurs to strategically develop their brands and, in turn, grow their businesses.
Native Memphian, Briana Blocker has a B.S. in Business from the University of Memphis.
Briana’s professional experience includes marketing, sales, and customer service for such companies as Home Depot and Walgreens, and the Memphis International Airport.
Passionate about serving our community, Briana is a mentor for Reach Memphis, a non-profit organization that strives to help deserving students succeed in high school, college and beyond.