National Media Contacts
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Media Contact: (407) 444-8000 | PRHotline@national.aaa.com
Members and Non-Media Contact: (407) 444-8402
Jeanette C. McGeeDirector, AAA External CommunicationsView Full Bio
Expertise: Gas Prices, Traffic Safety & Travel
Featured Expert In: NPR, NBC, ABC, New York Times, MarketWatch, Reuters
To interview Jeanette, contact Jeanette C. McGee, 202-942-2072, JCasselano@national.aaa.com
Jeanette serves as a spokesperson and external communications director for North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization. She is often interviewed for her expertise on gas price analysis, travel trends, automotive information and traffic safety research. She has been featured on both local and national media outlets including NPR, NBC, ABC, CNN, Weather Channel, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, MarketWatch and Reuters, among others. She joined AAA in March 2017 and brings nearly 20 years of expertise in the development and implementation of integrated campaigns concentrated on raising consumer awareness and changing consumer behavior. During her nine years at the international public relations firm FleishmanHillard, she oversaw campaigns for the beauty and candy industries as well as for government and military clients. After leaving FH as a Senior Vice President and before joining AAA, she oversaw communications and fundraising at the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. She started her career as a producer at WIS News 10 in Columbia, S.C. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and lives in Washington, D.C.
Ellen EdmondsManager, AAA Public RelationsView Full Bio
Ellen manages media relations for AAA’s Automotive initiatives, including automotive engineering research, emergency roadside assistance and approved auto repair. Additionally, she is responsible for overseeing media measurement and the coordination of strategic visibility projects. Ellen brings over a decade of experience in sales and marketing to her role at AAA. Prior to joining the AAA Public Relations team in 2013, Ellen was responsible for expanding brand awareness, coordinating day-to-day marketing efforts and producing a daily radio show for a boutique local financial planner. Ellen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Central Florida with a Master’s degree in Mass Communication with a specialization in Public Relations from the University of Florida. Ellen is based in Heathrow, FL.
Julie Hall, APRManager, AAA Public RelationsView Full Bio
Julie manages media relations for AAA’s Travel programs, including the AAA Diamond Program, travel information and content, travel trends and forecasts, travel agency services, as well as promotion of AAA’s discounts and rewards programs. Julie brings more than a decade of experience in public relations and strategic communications to her role. She joined AAA in 2014 from Curley & Pynn, where she managed public relations programs for clients in the travel, higher education, professional services, energy and economic development industries. She is Accredited in Public Relations and serves on the Florida Public Relations Association Orlando Area Chapter board of directors. Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising/Public Relations from the University of Central Florida and is based in Heathrow, Florida.
Andrew GrossManager, AAA Public RelationsView Full Bio
Andrew manages media relations for AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety and Public Affairs, including communications and PR campaigns. He joined AAA in January 2020 after a three-decade career in journalism, most of which as a multiple Emmy-winning producer for NBC News in Washington, DC. While with NBC, Andrew covered a wide range of topics, including the economy, war, terrorism, politics, and breaking news. Before NBC, he worked at ABC News and the Tampa Tribune. Andrew holds a Master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Grinnell College. Andrew lives in Arlington, Virginia, and works in Washington, DC.