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administrator , executive , public relations

Karen Parfitt Hughes, American public relations executive, former federal agency administrator.

Background

Hughes, Karen Parfitt was born on December 27, 1956 in Paris.

Education

Bachelor in English, Southern Methodist University, 1977. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Journalism, Southern Methodist University, 1977.

Career

Television reporter KXAS-television, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, 1977—1984. Texas media coordinator Reagan/Bush Campaign, 1984. Media consultant Republican Party of Texas, 1985—1991, executive director, 1991—1994.

Director communications to Governor George W. Bush State of Texas, 1994—2001. Director communications Bush-Cheney campaign, 2000, advisory, 2004. Counselor to President The White House, Washington, 2001—2002.

Under secretary for public diplomacy & public affairs United States Department State, 2005—2007. Global vice chair Burson-Marsteller, Austin, Texas, since 2008.

Works

Connections

Married Jerry L. Hughes. 1 child Robert.

spouse:
Jerry L. Hughes

child:
Robert Hughes