September 04, 2012

Former Gov. Jindal Spokeswoman Sellers to Tallahassee for Gov. Scott; Burgess to RPOF

Melissa SellersReported by the Miami Herald, starting Sept. 10, Melissa Sellers, is the new Communications Director for Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL).  Sellers most recently was Director of Regional Media for the 2012 Republican Convention in Tampa.  Before that, Sellers was Communications Director for Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA).

Beginning Sept. 17, current Communications Director for Gov. Scott, Brian Burgess, will move over the the Republican Party of Florida to serve as Communications Director.  Burgess first began working with Gov. Scott in 2009 when he was working for CRC Public Relations, which ran the media relations for Scott’s Conservatives for Patients’ Rights.

Sellers is a native of Houston and a 2003 graduate of the University of Texas.

Burgess is a native of Moline, IL.  (Miami Herald)

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