Rex PR Lands Award-Winning Journalist, Creative Director

Rex Public Relations hires Tom Droege to lead writing projects and manage select accounts.
In addition, Rex PR named Greg Rex as its creative director to bring innovative flair to the firm and lead graphic design duties ranging from advertising, identity materials and Web sites, to publications, printed collateral and packaging.
Droege comes to Rex from Oneok. a Fortune 500 energy company where his communication responsibilities for multi-state pipeline projects included community outreach and media relations.
While in the corporate setting, he collaborated with investor relations professionals, engineers and other specialists to develop news releases, speeches and other external and internal communication materials for top executives.
As a general assignment reporter for the Tulsa World, Droege won the Division A/Sweepstakes award from the Associated Press for in-depth reporting on a decades-long migration of undocumented workers from Zacatecas, Mexico to Tulsa. He covered a variety of beats for the Tulsa World, including business and breaking news. His enterprise pieces frequently appeared on A-1 and were regularly picked up by wire services. In addition, Droege was a stringer for Dow Jones News and a freelance writer for the Oklahoma Gazette as well as for various industry publications and Web sites.
Prior to joining Rex PR as creative director, Rex served as project manager for seven years at The Goodwin Co. where he oversaw the design and construction of several multi-million dollar homes in the Tulsa area. A liaison between architects and builder, he was charged with on-site drafting and modeling, resolving design problems and ensuring the client’s needs were met.
Rex’s career in graphic design also includes serving as art director for Heartsoft Software where his aptitude with graphic user interface drawings advanced the company’s image.
Rex has won several awards, including a Silver Link from the Public Relations Society of America and an Addy from the American Advertising Federation. His art and design portfolio is extensive, including a wide range of mediums from three-dimensional AutoCAD drawings to oil paintings. A Tulsa native, Rex earned his degree in digital graphic at Oklahoma State University/Okmulgee. He is a member of the Art Directors Club of Tulsa and Tulsa Advertising Federation.



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