Tampa, Fla. – Richard Mullins, one of the Tampa Bay area’s best-known business journalists, is joining leading public relations and public affairs firm Tucker/Hall. Mullins has been named Senior Account Executive and will start with Tucker/Hall on May 11.
Mullins has been a reporter at the Tribune for the past ten years, covering important stories on retail, telecommunications, restaurants, hotels, development and much more. Mullins has also written and produced the Tribune’s “All Consuming” weekly consumer trend column and podcast.
“Rich is someone many of us have known for years,” said Tucker/Hall Vice President Darren Richards. “He’s an excellent reporter and writer, with strong contacts inside the business community. We are thrilled Rich is coming on board.”
In addition to his work at the Tribune for the past decade, Mullins has also worked at various publications in New York state, Chicago and Washington, DC.
“It’s been a wonderful run at the Tampa Tribune,” said Mullins. “I’ve always enjoyed working as a reporter and writer here in Tampa Bay, and I look forward to using those skills in new ways and becoming even more involved in our community.”
Mullins received a history degree from the College of Wooster, as well as a Masters Degree in Journalism with a concentration in business and technology from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Mullins has also received continuing education from the Annenberg School of Communications in California, and the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg.
Tucker/Hall is a research-based public relations firm specializing in strategic communications, crisis management and public affairs for clients in Florida, the United States and across the globe. Tucker/Hall produces measurable, positive change for its clients and communities through innovative communications. The firm was established in 1990 and is celebrating its 25th year in business. Learn more at http://www.tuckerhall.com.