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Darrel Cole
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Attended Oakland University (MI)
Lives in Thousand Oaks, California
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Bridging world of transportation, PR and social media
Public Relations Manager focused on transportation communications for projects across the nation; Gov2.0; social media outreach and journalism. Follow me on, where I share the things I am passionate about.  
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  • Oakland University (MI)
    B.A. Journalism, 1988 - 1991
  • Gogebic Community College
    Writing, 1986 - 1988
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Public Relations and Social Media professional, managing a national staff.
social media implementation and execution to engage the public; public relations; strategic communication
  • National AEC firm
    AVP/Manager, Communications & Public Involvement Group, 2009 - present
  • Delaware Department of Transportation
    Director, Office of Public Relations, 2004 - 2009
  • Public Relations, Self Employed
    1997 - 2004
  • Newark Post
    Editor, 2003 - 2004
  • American Lawyer Media
    Senior Writer, 2002 - 2003
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
    Reporter, 1998 - 2001
  • Gilroy Dispatch
    Reporter, 1996 - 1998
  • Sherman Publications/Clarkston News/Lake Orion
    Reporter, 1993 - 1996
  • SCN Communications Group
    Reporter, 1991 - 1993
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Thousand Oaks, California
Oakland County, Michigan - Santa Cruz County, California - Salinas, California - State College, Pennsylvania - Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania - Dover, Delaware - Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Perkins, Michigan - Grand Rapids, Michigan
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