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Tom Hayden Moves from Political PR to Private PR

News release from McNeely Pigott & Fox:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tom Hayden, former director of communications for Nashville Mayor Karl Dean’s 2011 re-election campaign and for former U.S. Rep. Lincoln Davis, has joined McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations as a senior account executive.
Hayden most recently served as the deputy campaign manager and director of communications for Mayor Dean’s successful re-election campaign.
Hayden worked on Rep. Davis’ staff in Washington, D.C., and Tennessee for eight years as director of communications. While with Rep. Davis, he managed communications outreach, strategic planning, media relations and crisis communications, and assisted with event planning. In conjunction with his management of communications, Hayden served two years as a legislative assistant and staff liaison to the House Science Committee.
Prior to working for Rep. Davis, Hayden managed communications for the Tennessee Democratic Party and worked as a tourism marketing associate at the D.C. Chamber of Commerce.
“Tom’s knowledge of the political process, his relationships and his communication skills will be valuable assets to our firm and clients,” said MP&F Senior Partner Mark McNeely.
Hayden, a native of Parkman, Ohio, and a 1999 graduate of Hiram College, holds a B.A. degree in history and communication.
McNeely Pigott & Fox is an award-winning, full-service public relations firm based in Nashville, Tenn. It provides total communications and marketing services for a diversified client mix at the local, regional and national levels. MP&F was founded in 1987 and has grown to become one of the largest independent public relations firms in the Southeast.

Now There’s a Tennessee Public Relations Alliance

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An alliance has been formed by Tennessee public relations companies to offer statewide services to clients.
The Tennessee Public Relations Alliance is being coordinated by Nashville-based McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations. Charter members also are the Carter Malone Group of Memphis and Moxley Carmichael Public Relations of Knoxville.
All three will continue to maintain existing clients and pursue others. But the alliance will be available for businesses and organizations that need statewide communications services.
The PR Alliance’s first news release, announcing its existence, is reproduced below.

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