Public Communications Inc. (PCI) has appointed Grant Fuller, an experienced digital strategist and journalist, as its director of digital strategy. He is the first person to fill the newly created leadership position at PCI.
Fuller, 33, brings extensive digital communications and leadership experience to the agency, returning to Chicago after leading digital strategy for Battleground Texas, the Austin-based political action committee. As digital director, he led a team of associates to produce all the organization’s social media and blog content. Previously, Fuller was an instrumental member of the digital team on President Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign.
“I’m excited to join such a smart and dedicated team of professionals working with clients and on programs that make a positive difference for the people and communities they serve,” Fuller said. “I look forward to contributing thoughtful and strategic expertise to PCI’s diverse roster of clients and continuing to expand the agency’s digital offerings.”
As the agency’s first director of digital strategy, Fuller will play a significant leadership role in building on PCI’s award-winning digital programs, with a focus on meeting and exceeding client needs.
Fuller’s communications background includes working as a radio correspondent in Mexico, Cuba and Haiti, and as a radio journalism trainer in Liberia and Sierra Leone, teaching local journalists how to report on human rights issues. He also spent time writing for the official magazine of the San Antonio Spurs. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Spanish from Trinity University in San Antonio.
“As the digital landscape continues to evolve, Grant’s proven talents in digital strategy and his forward-thinking attitude will help us further expand our capacity to meet the full spectrum of digital communications and marketing needs of our clients,” said PCI Chief Executive Officer Jill Allread, APR. “We are delighted to welcome his leadership and expertise to our team.”
Although PCI has provided clients digital guidance and services for years, Fuller’s arrival signals new focus on strategic counsel and implementation in the rapidly growing digital space. Many clients have already begun to benefit from Fuller’s expertise in online storytelling as PCI grows into a full-service home for all their digital needs.