Debriefing on State of the State: Insights from the Governor’s Office
Join Capitol Issues Forum Wednesday, Jan. 18 from 8-9 a.m. for a recap and debriefing on the governor’s State of the State address by Ari Adler, director of communications, office of Gov. Rick Snyder.
Adler joined the governor’s staff in January... Read More
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Barbara Lezotte, APR, founded Lezotte Miller Public Relations Inc. in 1995 after more than 12 years in agency public relations and stints in radio and newspapers. During her 25-year career, she has counseled clients in the environmental, health care, economic development, insurance, education and manufacturing industries. She specializes in strategic planning and issue management. Read More
Mike Turner transitioned into public relations after more than 20 years as a print journalist. He is a former business writer and copy desk chief at The Flint Journal. Turner was also a business writer at The Grand Rapids Business Journal and The Bay City Times. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism at Michigan State University and is the recipient of numerous writing awards.
Chris Christoff, writer/media specialist, reported on Michigan government and state financial issues for Bloomberg News for four years, keeping readers up to date on the Detroit bankruptcy saga, among other high profile issues. As the former Detroit Free Press Lansing Bureau chief, he spent 25 years in the Capitol Press Corps covering state government and politics.
Mark Nixon, senior counselor, is the former editorial page editor of the Lansing State Journal and spent more than 30 years in the newspaper industry before moving into public relations. He was a member of the start-up team that launched a new national newspaper, USA Today in the early ‘80s.
Chloe Huard is the media and marketing communications coordinator at Lezotte Miller. Prior to joining Lezotte Miller, she worked as a public relations intern at the Michigan Society of Association Executives in East Lansing. Huard earned a bachelors of arts in journalism from Michigan State University.