TJ Ducklo named as Nashville’s city’s chief communications officer

TJ Ducklo named as Nashville’s city’s chief communications officer

Following quite a few notable departures from his administration, Nashville Mayor John Cooper is tapping a former White Household aide for the city’s top rated interaction task.

Previous White Household Deputy Push Secretary TJ Ducklo will join Cooper’s administration as main communications officer and senior adviser subsequent thirty day period. 

The 33-calendar year-old Nashville native will oversee the administration’s communications staff and advise Cooper on political and strategic selections. He not long ago began doing work with the crew part-time and will transition to his full-time job on April 25.

“I care a great deal about Nashville,” Ducklo advised The Tennessean Wednesday. “I treatment a lot about the persons who are living there, and I am thrilled to get again to performing directly on the difficulties that influence people’s lives.”

Ducklo, a previous senior communication director at NBC News, joined President Joe Biden’s Democratic primary campaign in 2019. He served as national push secretary for Biden’s 2020 typical election campaign before becoming a member of the White Household as deputy push secretary, all whilst going through procedure for stage 4 lung cancer.