Jethro Rothe-Kushel

Jethro Rothe-Kushel

Associate Director of Communications
Marketing and Communications

SB2 202E


Jethro Rothe-Kushel brings over twenty years of communications, marketing, and media leadership experience in the private and public sectors. After graduating with honors from Dartmouth College, he started his career working in commercial production creating 30-second spots for Fortune 500 brands. After a stint as a producer for film and television including work as an investigative journalist for the Emmy and Peabody award winning series Frontline for PBS, Jethro Rothe-Kushel was elected as the youngest Vice President of the National Board of Directors for the Producers Guild of America where he has served as a Vice President and on the Finance Committee.

Along with Jeffrey Katzenberg, Dawn Hudson, and local leaders, he helped influence the $1-Billion investment in the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art to come to Los Angeles. He has also served as Vice President of the largest Jewish cultural institution in North America.

After being recruited for LA County, he served as Communications and Marketing Director for Consumer and Business Affairs where he was responsible for leading the Communications Bureau and communicating with 10,000,000 consumers, and 244,000 businesses. For over a decade he has worked closely with The NY Times, LA Times, Washington Post, CNN, ABC, CBS, and Fox.