Jacqueline Pitts has been promoted to the position of director of communications at the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Chamber President and CEO Dave Adkisson announced on Wednesday.
Pitts has served as managing editor of The Bottom Line, the news site of the Kentucky Chamber, since joining the Chamber staff in December 2014. The Kentucky Chamber is the only chamber of commerce in the nation to hire a political reporter to produce original news content for a business audience.
Pitts will continue her role as managing editor of The Bottom Line, but will also take charge of the organization’s strategic communications planning in this new position.
According to Adkisson, “Jacqueline has created a valuable news service for the business community and has emerged as a bright young leader in the rapidly changing media environment. Our goal is to unite business and advance Kentucky. Jacqueline will help us do both.”
Prior to her work at the chamber, Pitts worked as the political producer for cn|2’s Pure Politics, the only nightly political television show in Kentucky. She is a graduate of Western Kentucky University where she majored in broadcast journalism and political science.