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jill kilgore

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Jill Kilgore serves as the Public Relations Media Manager for the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development (TDTD), where she manages domestic and international media campaigns to promote tourism across the state.

Jill is a skilled project manager and leads PR strategy for statewide campaigns and events including the industry's annual Economic Impact, Tennessee Songwriters Week, media familiarization tours, and more.

Her news background earned notable news spots for the department, including stories in The Washington Post highlighting the state's Colorblind Viewfinders. She served on the TN Woman 100 Committee with the purpose of coordinating women's suffrage centennial celebrations across the state. Jill joined the TDTD team in 2017 following a successful career in TV, having worked as a producer at multiple stations including Nashville's WZTV and WGNO-ABC in New Orleans.

Jill was awarded the Governor’s Excellence in Service award in Fall 2020. She's a passionate community advocate, graduated from the 2021 class of L’Evate and is currently participating in LEAD Tennessee, a leadership and executive coaching program with Tennessee state government. She also serves as an advocacy task force volunteer for Nashville Public Library.

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