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TDOT Announces New Community Relations Officer for Region One

Monday, April 25, 2011 | 05:22am
Nashville – Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer has appointed Mark Nagi as the Community Relations Officer for TDOT’s Region One area, based in Knoxville. Nagi officially begins his role on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. Nagi takes over the position previously held by Yvette Martinez, who now serves as Governor Bill Haslam’s Press Secretary.
 
Nagi has more than 15 years experience in television sports reporting, anchoring, and producing in major markets, most recently working as a sports anchor for WATE-TV6 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Nagi is the recipient of two First Place Tennessee Associated Press rankings for Best Breaking Sports as well as Best TV Sports Talk Show. He holds a B.A. in Communications from the State University of New York College at Geneseo, and an M.S. in Broadcasting from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 
 
Nagi will serve as the primary media contact for the Knoxville and Tri-Cities media markets for the 25 counties that comprise TDOT’s Region One area.
 
 
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For more information:
B.J. Doughty
TDOT Public Information Manager
Office 615.350.4302
Mobile 615.714.8556

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