VACo Communications Shop Podcast

Welcome to the VACo Communications Shop Podcast. The Shop is open for a discussion on local government communications with host Gage Harter and guests.


Season 1 | 2019

Crisis Communications | July 16 | Episode 4

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Miriam Dickler joins Gage Harter to talk about crisis communications. Miriam is the former Director of Communications for the City of Charlottesville and the Chief Everything Officer at her firm – Rebel Tree, LLC.

VACo’s Approach to Writing | July 12 | Episode 3

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VACo Angela Inglett and Jeremy Bennett join Gage Harter to discuss public speaking. The trio share their experiences and how they confront perhaps the most terrifying experience in life.

Public Speaking | June 18 | Episode 2

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VACo Executive Director Dean Lynch talks with Senate Finance Co-Chairman Emmett Hanger about key policy issues of interest to local governments, including transportation, broadband, and strengthening the state-local partnership.

The Communications Shop Grand Opening | June 18 | Episode 1

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VACo’s Gage Harter and Joe Lerch open the Communications Shop. This podcast provides examples of how VACo handles different communications scenarios.