Power Brokers

On the Move: Michon Lindstrom Joins SOS

Former Spectrum News 1 Producer and Anchor Michon Lindstrom has returned to Kentucky to join Secretary of State Michael Adams as his director of communications. Lindstrom is filling the spot left by Adams’ former communications director Miranda Combs who returned to Lexington, Kentucky, television news. “Michon Lindstrom is a trusted voice, with extensive knowledge of...

Booker Taps Meredith Scalos as Comms Director

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Charles Booker continues to beef up his campaign staff with the addition of a Kentuckian as his communications director. Booker has named Meredith Scalos, who has previously served on other Kentucky statewide Democratic campaigns. Scalos most recently served as a regional communications coordinator for the American Federation of State, County and...

On The Move: Miranda Combs Announces Return to TV

After a year and a half with the Secretary of State’s Office in Frankfort, Kentucky, Miranda Combs is returning to television. Combs, who had been serving as the Communications Director for Secretary of State Michael Adams, announced her position with Fox 56 WDKY as their assistant news director on Tuesday via Twitter. “Secretary Adams taught...

Treasurer Allison Ball Welcomes Baby Girl

Treasurer Allison Ball, R-Kentucky, announced the birth of her daughter, Marigold on Wednesday. Ball makes history again, as the first Kentucky Constitutional officer to give birth to two children while in office. Marigold Sophia Swan was born weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and measuring 18 inches long. This is the second child of Treasurer Ball...

Amy McGrath Joins UK Patterson School Faculty

Former Democratic Senate and Congressional candidate Amy McGrath is joining the University of Kentucky faculty. McGrath will join the University of Kentucky Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce in the Fall 2021 semester where she will teach DIP 742: National Security Policy, according to a tweet from the university. McGrath is a graduate of...

On the Move: Mike Wynn Takes Over as LRC Public Information Officer

The Legislative Research Commission (LRC) is getting a familiar, yet fresh face as their new Public Information Officer. Former Courier-Journal reporter Mike Wynn took over the role this week as former LRC Public Information Officer Rob Webber retired after nearly 25-years in the position. Wynn has served in state government in several roles since leaving...

On the Move: Pitts Named VP of Comms/Marketing at KY Chamber

Creating a communications department last week, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce named Jacqueline Pitts as their first Vice President of Communications and Marketing. Pitts has worked with the Kentucky Chamber since December of 2014, creating and managing ‘The Bottom Line,’ a resource for business-related news. In February 2017, Pitts was named director of communications for...

Louisville’s Cassie Chambers Armstrong a Democrat on the Rise

LOUISVILLE – With cicadas dropping on parked cars and the laughter of children ringing from the nearby playground at Willow Park in Louisville’s Highlands neighborhood, Louisville Metro Councilwoman Cassie Chambers Armstrong sits at a table surrounded by prominent homes and explains why affordable housing is important in the state’s largest city.  Chambers Armstrong is still...

On the Move: Jena Scott Joins Government Strategies

Public relations pro Jena Scott is joining Government Strategies, a full service government relations and lobbying firm. Scott will lead the firm’s client and external communications and provide support to the group’s lobbying and advocacy public relations practices, according to a release on the Lane Report. Scott has held numerous communications jobs, including a stint...