October 17, 2006

Flack Profile: Aaron Walker, FEMA

Aaronwalker2 Our flack profile series continues today with Aaron Walker (left), Press Secretary and National Spokesman for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  (Check out previous flack profiles)

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah

How long have you been in your current position? Since March of this year.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grow up? A fighter pilot.  Obviously, that worked out.

Where did you fall in your family’s birth order (i.e., eldest child, middle child)? The last of 2.

What college did you go to and what was your major? Arizona State University- the Cronkite School of Mass Communication.  I majored in Journalism with an emphasis in PR.

Did you ever work on the Hill?  If so, for whom? No- but ran plenty of campaigns aimed at – and against – them.

The nerdiest thing you ever did as a kid was… While playing Stunt Man with my brother, I fell off my dresser and broke my arm.

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