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SalterMitchell launches ‘Fluent in Floridian’ podcast

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There’s a new podcast on the block. SalterMitchell is launching Fluent in Floridian, a new podcast featuring state leaders talking about issues important to the people of Florida and the people who visit the Sunshine State each year. The podcast will tackle issues like economic development, environmental protection, transportation, tourism, politics and taxes. Released weekly, each episode features interviews with political leaders, influences and innovators from around the state. “News is consumed so quickly now that it’s become hard to…

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Personnel note: Chris Cate joins Salter>Mitchell PR

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It’s like a Montague-Capulet marriage in Tallahassee’s PR world. Chris Cate has joined Salter>Mitchell, the public relations firm has announced. Firm president April Salter was communications director to the late Democratic Gov. Lawton Chiles and was once appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the White House Conference on Tourism and Travel. Cate has served as spokesman for a succession of Republicans: then-Gov. Charlie Crist, state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, and Florida Secretaries of State Kurt Browning and Ken Detzner. He also was spokesman…

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Personnel note: DFS Comm Director Chris Cate moves to 180 Communications

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Veteran communications director Chris Cate is moving over to Tallahassee-based public relations firm 180 Communications as the new vice president of corporate communications. Cate, who most recently served as communications director for the Florida Department of Financial Services, brings over a decade of media and public relations experience. “Chris’ experience working in a newsroom and as a spokesperson on high-profile and critical issues gives him the unique skillset of someone who has covered prominent stories and successfully pitched them to…

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