Vikas brings to Epoch 5 nearly a decade of experience in the fields of journalism and public relations, having most recently represented public educational institutions as an account executive for the Long Island-based Syntax Communication Group.
Beginning as an editor, Vikas started his career at the Forsythe Media Group, generating content for its widely circulated print and online weekly publication and routinely collaborating with journalists internationally. Vikas then joined Richner Communications Inc. as an editor with the Long Island Herald community newspapers, which have been annually recognized for editorial excellence with awards from the New York Press Association. His experience in both fields enabled him to acquire the skills necessary to establish meaningful client relations and develop results-driven public relations campaigns.
In his role at Epoch 5, Vikas is responsible for the implementation of proven outreach strategies and regularly works with such clients as the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation, Helen Keller Services, Bethpage Federal Credit Union and Long Island University.
A resident of Hicksville, New York, Vikas earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Adelphi University and his Master of Arts degree in journalism from Hofstra University.