Journalist Squires Joins Food Practice at Weber Shandwick
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Journalist Squires Joins Food Practice at Weber Shandwick

Journalist Sally Squires has joined Weber Shandwick as senior vice president, director of health and wellness. After more than two decades with the Washington Post, including seven as the nationally syndicated nutrition columnist, Squires joins the firm’s food and nutrition practice.

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Journalist Sally Squires has joined Weber Shandwick as senior vice president, director of health and wellness. After more than two decades with the Washington Post, including seven as the nationally syndicated nutrition columnist, Squires joins the firm’s food and nutrition practice. 

 

Squires will split her time between the firm’s Washington, D.C. and Chicago offices and report to Cathy Calhoun, president, Weber Shandwick Chicago, and Pam Jenkins, president of Powell Tate, Weber Shandwick’s public affairs arm.

 

Squires created the Lean Plate Club multimedia franchise, which includes a nationally syndicated newspaper column with a circulation of 6 million weekly, an email newsletter (300,000 circulation), weekly web chat and social network. She is the author of two books, including Secrets of the Lean Plate Club, and has contributed articles to publications, including Reader’s Digest, Parade, Family Circle, Cooking Light, Self, Good Housekeeping and Parents

 

Squires joins a growing group of food and nutrition specialists at Weber Shandwick, including Chicago-based Janet Helm, MS, RD, director of food and nutrition, and Susan Ruland, who heads up the food issues practice in Washington, D.C. The firm’s team of food and nutrition strategists includes four registered dietitians, two certified chefs, two Ph.D. nutrition scientists and two former public relations staffers for the American Dietetic Association.

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