Amy Talley

Principal, Jefferson Communications

Amy is a principal of Jefferson Communications, which specializes in high-impact national public relations and grassroots campaigns. Before founding Jefferson Communications  Amy was with Lincoln Park Public Relations where she led the public relations initiatives for multiple clients. Before that, she helmed the Communications and Networking group at Merritt Group, a high-tech public relations firm. During her tenure there, she managed numerous public relations campaigns for a diverse range of high profile, global clients. She also worked on developing branding campaigns for corporate and non-profit organizations.


Amy cut her PR teeth at Ogilvy Public Relations, where she created programs for the agency’s consumer marketing clients. In addition, she was the Communications Director for a national public television network. In that role, she was tapped on several occasions by the United States Information Agency to work with broadcast executives from emerging free-market countries.


Amy holds a Masters degree in Communications Strategies from Emerson College in Boston and a Bachelors degree in Communications from the State University of New York at Oswego.