Philly’s PR Celebrities….Melanie Johnson

Today begins the first day of a series of posts entitled Philly’s PR Celebrities. Each post we will feature a prominent person in Philadelphia PR. Today’s celebrity is Melanie Johnson.

Melanie Johnson has more than 20 years of experience in Public Relations and currently is the City Representative for Philadelphia.

A graduate of Temple University, Melanie spent much of her time working at Temple’s radio station WRTI. She worked for BBC as a news production assistant in London and later worked in New York City with National Public Radio.

Melanie returned to Philadelphia and became Deputy Press Secretary for then Mayor Ed Rendell. She then successfully helped Mayor Nutter to victory as his Communications Director.

After the election, Mayor Nutter appointed Melanie as the City Representative.

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