We're pleased to introduce Alexis Zgud, our new Communications Associate.
Alexis brings more than 11 years of communications, marketing and public relations experience to First Five Nebraska. She began her career as a fundraising and communications specialist at the Cornhusker Chapter of the American Red Cross. Alexis also spent seven years as a public relations counsel for regional advertising agencies and corporations, managing public awareness, thought leadership and advocacy campaigns. She has worked with clients in a variety of sectors, including nonprofit, health, education, agriculture, energy, government, tourism and consumer products.
“I’m excited to bring my passion for storytelling and strategic communication to First Five Nebraska,” she said. “High-quality early education for Nebraska children strengthens our communities now and in the future.”
Alexis earned an M.A. in Integrated Media Communications and a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She’s currently pursuing certification in full-stack web development.
An avid foodie and long-time Lincoln resident, Alexis also writes about food for local publications and on her blog, LexiBites.com.