(Rockford, Ill. | Jan. 20, 2020) – Paul Arco has been named media relations coordinator for OSF HealthCare’s Northern Region.
He succeeds Mike Robinson who retired after 12 years in the role.
Arco has been with OSF HealthCare for four years, serving as community relations coordinator for OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. He was responsible for internal communications, social media, community events and sponsorships, and media relations for the medical center.
In his new role, Arco will be responsible for media relations for hospitals throughout OSF’s Northern Region, including Rockford, Ottawa, Streator, Mendota and Escanaba, MI, in addition to contributing content for journalists on the OSF HealthCare Online Newsroom (newsroom.osfhealthcare.org). He will continue to be based in Rockford.
“We are excited to welcome Paul to our media team. He has established himself as a valuable media resource at OSF Saint Anthony, and we look forward to him expanding that role, sharing the work of OSF HealthCare throughout the communities we serve in northern Illinois and Escanaba, MI,” said Shelli Dankoff, Media Relations Supervisor, OSF HealthCare.
Arco has had extensive experience in print journalism, public relations, and health care marketing throughout his career.