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Alan Zagier, Vice President

Alan Zagier is an award-winning journalist, storyteller, communications consultant and public affairs strategist based in Nashville. He helps oversee the full CPS portfolio of clients while also leading and executing community engagement projects and driving comprehensive media and digital communications campaigns.


A Baltimore native, Zagier spent more than 20 years in daily journalism, including a decade-plus with The Associated Press as well as for news organizations in Florida, North Carolina and Washington, D.C. He’s a former visiting professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and also worked as a senior communications manager at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Areas of Expertise

  • Community Engagement

  • Issue Management

  • Crisis Communications

  • Media Relations

  • Healthcare

  • Research and Investigation

B.A., University of Maryland

M.A., University of Maryland

M.B.A., Missouri University of Science and Technology