Paul Jacobs

Vice-President and General Manager, Jacobs Media

Paul Jacobs is the Vice-President, General Manager of Jacobs Media and the President/Managing Officer of jacapps. Jacobs Media is a leading provider of research and consulting for broadcasters in commercial and public media. jacapps is one of the most successful mobile application developers for numerous public radio stations and other entities. To date, jacapps has developed over 1,000 mobile applications for iPhone and Android devices.

Prior to joining Jacobs Media in 1991, Paul was the General Manager of radio stations in Dallas and Detroit. After graduating from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising, Paul began his career in radio sales, before moving into sales management and general management.

An inductee into the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2016, Paul has also served as the Board Chair for Greater Public since 2015, an organization dedicated to fundraising for public radio and television stations, and is the Vice-Chair of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation.

Paul lives in Birmingham, Michigan with his wife Lori, and daughter Natalie.