Schweich Names New Media Director

7 years 1 month 1 day ago Thursday, October 13 2011 Oct 13, 2011 Thursday, October 13, 2011 8:39:56 AM CDT October 13, 2011 in News
By: Jessica Smith

JEFFERSON CITY - State Auditor Tom Schweich today announced he has hired Spence Jackson as media director for the Missouri State Auditor's Office. 

"I am pleased to welcome Spence to my senior leadership team," Schweich said.

"Spence's extensive experience in state government and as a communicator will be a tremendous resource for my office as we continue to serve the taxpayers of Missouri."

Jackson will coordinate the state auditor's communications and media relation efforts alongside Vanessa Chandler, communications director and senior policy advisor for the auditor's office. Jackson replaces Gary McElyea who is moving to the private sector.

Jackson previously served as communications director for the Missouri Secretary of State's Office and as a spokesman for Gov. Matt Blunt. He also managed communication efforts for the Missouri Department of Economic Development before entering the private sector. Jackson is a native of Springfield, MO.

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