Jeff Dickerson is president of Dickerson Communications, a public affairs firm that provides communications counsel on behalf of private companies and public agencies.
Mr. Dickerson has more than 35 years of journalism and communications experience, serving as op-ed editor of The Detroit News, editorial writer and columnist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, The Atlanta Tribune and more. Mr. Dickerson served on the editorial board of the AJC for 15 years, authoring the newspaper’s editorial positions on topics ranging from appellate and Supreme Court decisions to local, state and federal public policy issues.
Dickerson Communications was launched in 2000 to advocate on behalf of clients facing public crises and media challenges. The firm has served a wide range of private-sector clients, including The Coca Cola Co., Delta Air Lines, SCANA Energy, Kaiser Permanente, AT&T, HMS Host, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, the Savannah College of Art and Design, the Georgia Bankers Association, the Atlanta Committee for Progress and many more. Public-sector clients include the Atlanta Housing Authority, Atlanta Public Schools, the DeKalb County School District, the Georgia Department of Transportation, the Georgia Department of Human Services and the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority.
For 30 years, Dickerson has appeared on WAGA-TV Fox 5’s “Georgia Gang,” a public affairs program that provides opinion and analysis of local and state issues.
Mr. Dickerson is an amateur woodworker and the father of five children.