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John Beaudoin is a media professional with more than two decades of experience in print, broadcast, radio, online and public relations/marketing experience. Currently, Beaudoin is a contract professional and owner of KC Communications & Media Matters.

Beaudoin worked for 22 years in journalism, starting as a sports clerk and sports writer, working his way through the ranks to Editor and Publisher. After 10-plus years at The Examiner newspapers in Independence and Blue Springs, Missouri, Beaudoin took his first Publisher position with the Logan Herald Observer and Woodbine Twiner, part of the Midlands Newspapers Group of the Omaha World-Herald.

In 2009, Beaudoin returned to the Kansas City area as Publisher of the Lee's Summit Journal, Blue Springs Journal, Belton Star Herald and Cass County Democrat Missourian. During his tenure in journalism, Beaudoin has won dozens of state, regional and national awards for his stories, columns, editorials, design and special projects as well as the Kenneth Stratton Award for distinguished service to high school journalism education for the state of Iowa.

Beaudoin is a graduate of the American Press Institute's Executive Development Program and past-president of the Show-Me Press Association. In addition to his newspaper experience, Beaudoin has hosted weekly radio and podcast productions and weekly on-air news segments in both the public (Metro Sports) and private (City of Lee's Summit) sectors.

Beaudoin currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Greater Lee's Summit Healthcare Foundation, chairs the Economic Enhancement Committee of Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street, works on the Truly 150 Steering Committee and is the past-president of Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street's Board of Directors.

Beaudoin also volunteers with the Lee's Summit Symphony to support its marketing and public relations endeavors, with the Summit Theatre Group, Hope House and with the Lee's Summit R-7 School District. Beaudoin is also one of 12 members of the 2016-2017 City of Lee’s Summit Charter Review Commission.

Beaudoin is a member of the Lee's Summit Chamber of Commerce, the Lee's Summit Historical Society, the Friends of the Lee's Summit Symphony and Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street.