April 17, 2008

AARP's New Advocacy Flack

Drew Nannis has been promoted to director of media relations for AARP'€™s advocacy team. In his new role, he will be responsible for promoting the legislative media strategy, serve as a national spokesman and direct media efforts for the organization’s Divided We Fail campaign.

Nannis began at AARP as senior manager of media relations and managed a team focused on communicating the organization’s efforts to achieve affordable, accessible health care.

Before working for the AARP, Nannis worked on Capitol Hill as a press secretary for Sen. Ken Salazar (D-Colo.) and as a communications director for Rep. Marion Berry (D-Ark.). He also worked for the Kerry-Edwards campaign during the general election in 2004 as a traveling press aide. (PF Tipster)

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