The Florida Democratic Party recently announced that political campaign veteran Joy Howell is the new communications director for the party.
Howell comes to the party after serving as communications director and senior strategist for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). She has a long history in Democratic campaigns including as a communications director for the Gore/Lieberman Presidential Campaign and the 2000 Democratic National Convention.
More recently, Howell served as founder of a national consulting firm and has had senior strategy roles on dozens of US Senate, Congressional and issue-based campaigns in Florida and across the nation.
Howell holds an MPA from Harvard and an MBA from the University of Redlands. She is a Delray Beach resident.