Tim Pittman is a senior public relations executive with experience in both internal and external communications. A former daily newspaper journalist and press secretary for N.C. governor Jim Martin, Pittman has built a successful public relations practice since incorporating the Pittman Media Group two years ago. He owns and publishes Carolina Currents, a quarterly magazine and website (www.carolinacurrents.com) with a focus on boating and waterfront activities in North and South Carolina. He is also a partner in the Carolina Strategy Group (www.carolinastrategygroup.com), a research-focused public affairs firm. Key projects have included Supporting internal communications during a two-year assignment at Aviat Networks, Inc., a global telecom with offices in Research Triangle Park. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Cal. Managing outreach to media and community leaders during the January 2011 American Express announcement regarding plans to phase out Greensboro, N.C., operations. Directing community outreach for the Village of Clemmons, N.C., during an exploration of potential municipal tax cap changes. Providing writing support and media relations counsel for the Center for International Understanding, a UNC-Chapel Hill institution connecting state leaders to international projects. Creating a media relations and community outreach plan to support leaders in Nash, Wilson and Edgecombe counties as they promoted the siting of Sanderson Farms, a global poultry producer in a region with the states highest unemployment. Helping launch the Lee County Education Partnership, a privately funded program providing financial awards to a high performing public school. This novel program attracted the presence of Gov. Perdue and two former N.C. governors during a high-profile announcement.
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Carolina Currents, the waterfront magazine serving North and South Carolina.
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