WASHINGTON, D.C.—Public affairs firm Qorvis Communications has hired Chandler Howell as a managing director, responsible for enhancing the firm’s Internet PR campaign capabilities. Prior to joining Qorvis, Howell managed the strategic internet communications services group at Issue Dynamics.
“Howell’s vast knowledge and experience at conducting successful Internet campaigns adds yet another dimension to our array of services to offer our clients and prospects,” says Qorvis managing partner Michael Petruzzello. “One of our goals is to offer a very broad breadth of capabilities in-house at very high quality level. We believe we should have a core capability to use the Internet to help our clients communicate with their constituencies in a dynamic way. Chandler brings us that capability.”
Prior to his experience at Issue Dynamics, Howell managed his own successful corporate communications and marketing firm based in Reston, Va. Earlier, he was a member of Allstate Insurance’s corporate relations division in Chicago, where he directed communications between the home office and their regional locations. Howell is also an award winning video and television producer/director, and served as historian for Sen. James Eastland (D-MS).