YPT Seattle - Communication Specialists Panel

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To kick off the New Year, we’ll be hosting a special panel of communication specialists in the public, private, and news industries. Join us for a conversation covering the details of sharing transportation project information, how agencies provide information to media outlets, and the impact on the traveling public. We’ll meet at EnviroIssues (101 Stewart Street, Suite 1200) for networking at 5:30 p.m. and introduce the panel around 6:00 p.m.

About our speakers

Travis Phelps is the Northwest Region Communications Manager at WSDOT. He has been responsible for managing strategic communications, media relations, and community outreach for major projects in the region, including the Alaskan Way Viaduct and Seawall Replacement Program. Travis was recently awarded the 2012 WSDOT Communicator of the Year.

Charla Skaggs has over 20 years of experience in strategic communications and media relations, helping ports large and small tell their stories to the communities they serve. She joined EnviroIssues in 2012, bringing her expertise in crisis communications and well-honed skills in developing effective strategies for communicating about land use, transportation, and sustainability issues. 

Mike Lindblom is the transportation reporter for the Seattle Times. Mike has written about statewide and local issues that cover transportation policy, enforcement, and planning. His reporting is available on the Seattle Times website and his Twitter page.

January 16th, 2014 5:30 PM through  7:00 PM
101 Stewart St
EnviroIssues, Suite 1200
Seattle, WA 98101
United States
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