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Reggie Burton

Reggie Burton enjoys a public relations career spanning 15 years in consumer, entertainment and corporate communications. He is a member of the Public Relations Society of America.

As President of Reggie Burton Communications (RBC), he is dedicated to helping organizations and businesses enhance their brand image so they can generate future growth and profitability. He provides strategic communications programs as well as media skills and diversity training programs.

Prior to starting his own company, Burton served as Director of Communications for MGM MIRAGE, a publicly traded hotel and gaming company headquartered in Las Vegas.

Burton directed the company’s strategic corporate communications, and is responsible for the management of numerous local and national media relationships, which positioned MGM MIRAGE as a leader among other Fortune 500 companies committed to corporate social responsibility and diversity. During his tenure, the Company generated Advertising Equivalency Value (AEV) annually in the tens of millions of dollars and received regional and national acclaim, including being named to the prestigious “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” by DiversityInc Magazine.

He began his career in the Hospitality Industry in 1999 as a Publicist for Circus Circus Hotel and Casino in Reno, Nev. Later that year, he was promoted to Public Relations Manager for Circus Circus in Las Vegas. In August of 2002, he was promoted to Director of Community Affairs for parent company, Mandalay Resort Group (MRG). 

In 2005, following the merger between MGM MIRAGE and MRG, Burton was appointed Director of Communications for MGM MIRAGE, one of the world’s leading and respected hotel and gaming companies. In 1994, Burton was a PR specialist for the San Diego Chargers team that played in Super Bowl XXIX in Miami. He was also worked on the NFL’s public relations staff at Super Bowl XXX in Arizona.

Burton attended San Jose State University, majoring in print journalism. Active in the community, he is Vice President of the Southern Nevada Public Television Board of Directors. Burton is a graduate of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Leadership Las Vegas program. He is also the recipient of several prestigious honors, including 2005 In Business Las Vegas “Top 40 under 40” and 2008 Who’s Who in Black Las Vegas.

Nevada Business News with Reggie Burton streams Monday 11 a.m. to noon Pacific Time and rebroadcasts Wednesday at 3 p.m. Pacific Time.

The show is available as podcast from iTunes and is archived. 

Nevada Business News with Reggie Burton will cover commerce in Nevada from an informative and entertaining perspective with knowledgeable guests, respected journalists and those in the know about Nevada. Reggie Burton has worked as a journalist, public relations specialist and is the owner of his own company, RB Communications, LLC. Burton will discuss the Nevada business climate, one of the most favorable in the country, and showcase conventions, meetings, events, entrepreneurs, corporations, sports, entertainment, new businesses and nonprofit organizations. Nevada continues to grow and Reggie will provide information to be a part of Nevada’s enterprising economy.

 

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