B.F. Jack Jernigan, the principal of the Jernigan
Group / VMG, completed nearly twenty-two years of active and reserve military service separating as a Non-Commissioned Officer
in Charge (NCOIC) for Public Affairs and Electronic Media. Serving domestically, in Central America and in Western as well
as Eastern Europe, his military experiences include:
Public, community, interagency, legislative and media relations
Supervising radio and television field news reporter, producer and assignment editor for AFRTS Photojournalist Public
Affairs & Media Production Instructor Motion picture military advisor Documentary production Conceiving and creating
electronic, visual and print media for training, educational and informational applications Public affairs staff management,
supervision and training as well as records management, procurement, logistics, budgeting and strategic planning.
his military career among his many awards for his professional achievements Jack has received the Army and Air Force Commendation
Medals, the Army Achievement Medal and was twice awarded The California Commendation medal.
Additionally Jack has graduated
from the following schools and courses:
Communication Studies (BA), California State University, Sacramento Office
of Emergency Services Crisis Communications Course National Interagency Counterdrug Institute Defense Information School
for Broadcast Journalism & News Production Non-Commissioned Officer's Academy, US Army Training Command Total Quality
Management Facilitators Course, National Guard Bureau Professional Education Center American Forces Information School for
Electronic Media Production Communications Managers Course, Air National Guard Education Center Command Non-Commissioned
Officer's Academy, Air Force Professional Education Center.
After completing his military career Jack founded The Jernigan
Group / VMG, an award winning creative agency specializing in advertising, outreach, public affairs and consulting with a
wide variety of government clients. Jack also works independently providing voice-overs and narrations in numerous markets
and has been the voice of the statewide California General Election Ballot for the visually impaired.