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New Zoo Administrator Announced

We will soon welcome a new Zoo Administrator! Jason Jacobs, selected through a national search, is coming to Tucson after serving as the Director of Development and Marketing for the Los Angeles Zoo since 2005. Prior to the Los Angeles Zoo, Jason worked at the Potawatomi, Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom, and Zoo Miami. Jason brings a strong background in marketing, public relations, corporate sponsorship, and zoo operations.


When accepting the job, Jason said “I am honored to be selected as the Zoo Administrator for the City of Tucson’s Reid Park Zoo. It is an excellent zoo that demonstrates the commitment of the City of Tucson, the dedication of the employees and volunteers, the successful partnership with the Reid Park Zoological Society and the support of the community.”  Jason’s first day will be August 12, 2013.