Chuck Malkus is recognized as one of the most accomplished news media experts in the United States. He provides comprehensive strategic communications programs, including public affairs and crisis management.
Chuck has served clients of Malkus Communications Group primarily in the areas of legal, finance, healthcare, construction and tourism. He has handled media relations and crisis management on the winning campaign for pari-mutuels with slots/gaming, brought the Havana Night Broadway Show to the U.S. after its company was held back by Fidel Castro, helped Comcast with its acquisition of South Florida cable franchises, assisted with national automotive dealerships in crisis situations and assisted the Seminole Tribe of Florida with tourism initiatives.
A longtime champion of community development, Chuck’s professional work is recognized through achieving international media coverage for PR clients including the law firm Freedland Russo, the MarcumRachlin accounting firm, Advanced Green Technologies and Tribeca Medaesthetics. He has been a contributing business columnist to the SunSentinel and several magazines.
During the past 27 years, Chuck has served as a board of director for 11 South Florida organizations in addition to providing counsel to non-profit organizations throughout the United States and South America. He serves as a speaker on a variety of topics including dealing with the media in crisis situations and the importance of communications plans for organizations of all sizes.
Currently, Chuck serves on the boards of Neighbors 4 Neighbors, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Rachlin Foundation and the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Beach Redevelopment Board (CRA.) His commitment to Florida’s tri-county region has included roles as a board of director of Junior Achievement of South Florida, the American Red Cross, the Broward Alliance and the Film and Television Commission.
As Founding Co-Chair of Neighbors 4 Neighbors, the WFOR CBS 4 charity, Chuck has helped raised millions of dollars for projects including Haiti Relief; Hurricane Katrina Relief for the Gulf Coast; Hurricane Andrew relief and assisting Florida residents in crisis situations.
Chuck and his wife Sandra live in Fort Lauderdale.