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Josh Balber

Vice President
Josh Balber

Josh Balber

Vice President

Josh has over 20 years of communications experience, working extensively with nonprofit cultural and educational organizations to strategically communicate their institutional messages, new initiatives, and unique programs to the media and to key stakeholders. He has expertise in leading communications campaigns for the performing arts, social and civic engagement initiatives, executive leadership transitions, crisis and issues management, and digital media. Since joining R+A in 2017, Josh has provided strategic communications and media relations for some of the country’s leading cultural institutions, including The Apollo, Park Avenue Armory, San Francisco Ballet, MCC Theater, Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT), and many others.

Prior to joining R+A, Josh worked at the Jackie Robinson Foundation as director of communications, as assistant vice president and senior director of communications for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), and at a boutique communications agency representing authors and publishers.

Josh has served on the board of directors of GlassRoots and Partnership in Philanthropy, and in volunteer leadership positions for the Greater Newark Convention & Visitors Bureau and Newark Museum Council. Josh has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Film Studies from Washington University in St. Louis.

Selected Clients
The Apollo
August Wilson African American Cultural Center
Brooklyn Public Library
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Johns Hopkins University
MCC Theater
Park Avenue Armory
Peabody Institute
San Francisco Ballet
Walder Foundation