Apr 25 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that Blair Bailey has joined his Washington office as communications director. Bailey, previously the press secretary for Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), is a native of Jackson, Miss. Shelby released the following statement regarding the announcement:
“Blair’s experience on Capitol Hill and extensive knowledge of issues impacting our nation’s southern states will help strengthen my efforts to serve the people of Alabama. I look forward to working with her and know she will serve as a critical part of our daily operations.”
Prior to joining Wicker’s office, Bailey served as the communications manager for the American Beverage Association where she led internal communications and worked closely with state associations from the southeastern region. She also spent more than two years assisting multiple principals at BGR Group, a Washington-based government affairs and strategic communications firm founded by former Governor Haley Barbour. Upon moving to Washington, Bailey was a press intern in the office of Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.).