Alan Jaffe

Senior Director of Communications & Media

Alan coordinates communications within the organization and to the public through the media and PHS publications to members and constituents. Before coming to PHS, Alan spent nearly 30 years as a news editor and features writer at the Philadelphia Inquirer, South Jersey Courier-Post, weekly newspapers, and digital news sites. A fan of antique toys, he is also the author of “J. Chein & Co.: A Collector’s Guide to an American Toymaker.” Alan and his wife, BJ, live in the Spring Garden section of Philadelphia, where they are getting much better at window box and container gardening.