After 25 years reporting the news, former Fox 5 DC anchor and reporter Laura Evans, shown above, now is on the other side of the camera and has launched Laura Evans Media, a media consulting company. Evans told Capitol Communicator that her company is focused on “helping business leaders, social entrepreneurs, and community-builders who work on the side of social good.” Evans added that “if you help people, she’ll help you” and that she’s “passionate about issues surrounding health and wellness.” She told us that she wants to work “to solve social, health and economic problems and improve overall community wellness. My goal is to build a more just, humane and sustainable world.” You can contact her on Facebook at LauraEvansDC, on Twitter at @LauraEvans_DC or at [email protected].
The Fairfax County Police Department Media Relations Bureau now features two former broadcast journalists at the helm as Emilie Voss, a former television evening news anchor at WTOL in Toledo, Ohio, joined the FCPD as the Deputy Director of the Media Bureau. Voss has an extensive background working in local news, having also anchored the news in Palm Springs, California, Lansing, Michigan and Grand Junction, Colorado. Voss joins Julie Parker, the Bureau Director, who joined the department last September. Previously, Parker spent five years as the Media Relations Division Director for the Prince George’s County Police Department and was an Emmy award-winning reporter with WJLA-TV in Washington.
Brunswick Group appointed George Little to head its D.C. office. Little will succeed David Sutphen who is leaving Brunswick to join 2U, described as “a leader in partnering with great colleges and universities to build the world’s best digital education”, in the newly created role of Chief Communications & Engagement Officer. Little, a former Pentagon Press Secretary and Director of Public Affairs and spokesman for the Central Intelligence Agency, joined the firm as a Partner in 2015. He specializes in crisis communications, cybersecurity, reputational and public affairs matters. Brunswick Group’s D.C. office is home to many of the firm’s specialist offers including public affairs, cybersecurity and privacy, digital, and Insight. The office also provides senior counsel to global companies in healthcare, energy and finance.