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​Alexis Zgud

Strategic Communications Specialist

402-261-9671 Ext. 107

Alexis Zgud began her career in the nonprofit sector with the American Red Cross and has experience developing and executing communications campaigns for clients in a diverse array of sectors, including government, energy, health, education, tourism and consumer products. Prior to joining First Five Nebraska in 2018, she worked as a public relations specialist for a variety of clients, including Nebraska Tourism, the Nebraska Gamblers’ Assistance Program, The Mission Continues, Home Instead Senior Care, Dorothy Lynch and Oregon Products. At FFN, she supports print and digital communications efforts around early childhood policy, strategic partnerships and economic development.

Alexis holds a diploma in journalism and creative writing from Humber College in Toronto, a B.A. in broadcast journalism and an M.A. in integrated media communications from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. In 2019, she earned a certificate in full-stack web development from Bloc bootcamp.

Alexis lives in Lincoln with her two cats, Willy and Lily. She is a former food blogger and writer who enjoys traveling, reading, running and live music.

Area of Focus

Strategic Communications