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Michele McDonald

Communications and Marketing Director

Michele McDonald

Michele McDonald portrait

Michele McDonald is CCI’s communications and marketing director.

Her mission, and that of her creative team, is to tell the CCI story throughout Virginia and the nation.

The CCI communications team is responsible for publications, news releases, social media, website, media relations, brand management, and other outreach.

McDonald is a former national business and technology reporter.

She transitioned into research communications at George Mason University, serving as the director of research communications and reporting to the vice president for research and innovation.

McDonald also served as the senior communications manager for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the world’s largest aerospace technical society.

She earned her B.A. in journalism from Arizona State University.