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Tennessee Department of Transportation Announces New Community Relations Officer for Region Three

Nashville media veteran Deanna Lambert joins TDOT Communications Team

Deanna Lambert Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer has appointed Deanna Lambert as the Community Relations Officer for TDOT’s Region Three area, based in Nashville. Lambert officially started Monday December 12th, 2011.

Lambert takes over the position previously held by B.J. Doughty, who now serves as TDOT’s Director of Community Relations and Communications.

Lambert has more than 10 years experience in television news reporting, anchoring, and producing in major markets, most recently working as a reporter/anchor for WSMV Channel 4 in Nashville.

She has covered major disasters such as Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and the May 2010 floods here in Tennessee.

In 2010, the Tennessee Associated Press recognized Lambert as the Best Television Reporter in the state. She has received several Emmy nominations for various reports as well. She holds a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Lambert will serve as the primary media contact for the Middle Tennessee media market and for the 26 counties that comprise TDOT’s Region Three area.

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