Jessica Kahanek joins AAR

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief
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Jessica Kahanek, the Press Secretary at the National Labor Relations Board since January 2015, begins March 7 as Press Secretary for the Association of American Railroads (AAR).

In her new role, Kahanek, described by the AAR as “an accomplished media relations professional,” will serve as spokesperson for the AAR, manage and direct all media relations activities and work closely with AAR staff “to advocate for sensible legislative and regulatory policies.”

A native of Texas and a Miami University graduate, Kahanek also worked for numerous Members of Congress, among them Reps. Jim Costa (D-Calif.) and Gene Green (D-Tex.), as well DDC Advocacy, a Washington D.C.-based business public affairs firm.

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