18. 9. 2013 19:38

Jana Jabůrková is the new government spokesperson

Jiří Rusnok’s cabinet appointed Jana Jabůrková to the function of government spokesperson today. She is concurrently head of the Press Office at the Office of the Government.

Jana Jabůrková has extensive experience with media communication in state administration, primarily as director of the Communication Department at the Ministry of Regional Development of the Czech Republic, and as director of corporate communication for ČEPS, a.s.

In addition to her professional experience from state administration, Mrs Jana Jabůrková also has extensive experience in communication and PR in the private sector.


Jana Jabůrková
government spokesperson
tel.: +420 731 681 626

Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

2010 – 2013 Director of the Communication Department at the Ministry of Regional Development of the Czech Republic
Communicating with the media, logo manual, website, managing the information centre, organising press conferences, coordinating the outputs and presentations of the Ministry of Regional Development at conferences and trade fairs, Ministry of Regional Development printed matter

2006 – 2010 Director of Corporate Communication, ČEPS, a.s.
Communicating with the media, company profiling, creating a new image, crisis communication management, management of information obligations, promotion and sponsoring. Internal communication, intranet and internet presentation, corporate printed matter, promotional articles – an integrated communication strategy and company outputs

2005 - 2006 Independent consultant
Cooperating with the Ministry of Transport - BESIP on the projects The Action and BESIP Team (including acting as press spokesperson for all the projects), creating web presentations, communicating projects, production and organisation.

2003 – 2005 Executive Director, Protocol Service, spol s r.o
Creating the annual financial plan, communication strategy, strategy and control of the activities of the individual teams (PR, PA, DTP, Events). Internal communication, including the development of subsidiaries and affiliates (catering, hostesses, technical equipment, Slovak and Hungarian branches). Configuring communication, control and reporting at all the companies. Supervision and crisis communication for the clients: LIDL, Plus Discount and Synthesia, a branch of Aliachem. Creating communication plans for the clients ABB and Pfizer, and supervising their implementation.

2002 - 2003 Account Director, Protocol Service, spol s r.o
Responsibility for the creation and management of the company’s PR team. Strategic planning of activities, developing the team and acquiring new clients. Planning and managing projects for the clients: Pfizer, ABB, Plzeňský Prazdroj, SpiNet, Roche, and Český Telecom. Coordination of projects for the clients: Evobus, Capital City Prague City Hall, ING RED etc. Control of team profitability and the development of internal communication throughout the company.

2001 – 2002 Country Manager, Eklektik Porter Novelli
Management of the Czech branch of EPN, coordination and communication with representatives of the Porter Novelli network. Reporting to the management of EPN and management of the Porter Novelli network. Internal communication within EPN (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland). Managing communication and projects for the client Siemens ICN.

2000 – 2001 Project Leader, Eklektik Porter Novelli
Creating and managing a team focused on modern digital technology, coordinating with the special team Porter Novelli Worldwide. Work for clients: Český Mobil (Oskar), Motorola, Siemens ICN, etc.

1998 – 2000 Editor-in-Chief, Mobil (TLP, s.r.o.)
Creative and implementation management of the magazine. Communicating with business partners.
Growing sales of the magazine from 5,000 to 30,000 copies a month.

1996 – 1998 Production Assistant, Editor, Mobil (TLP, s.r.o.)
Writing articles, implementing special projects.


2007 – 2010 Bc. from Jan Amos Komensky University Prague, Social and Mass Communication, Prague, Roháčova 1148

2003 – 2004 CIMA A, CIMA B (marketing)

2001 LSPR (London School of PR)

1994 – 1996 Post-secondary technical school – Business Management in Engineering, Brno, Leaving certificate 1996

1988 – 1993 Gymnázium Bučovice grammar school

Other activities

2005 – 2007 chairwoman of the PR club

Lecturing activities at the PR Academy (University of Economics, Prague), LSPR, IIR

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