As Director of Public Relations and Public Affairs at Tipping Point Communications, Megan Connor Murphy leads the six-member public relations team, provides strategic counsel to key clients on a day-to-day basis, and identifies and supports new business initiatives, generating continued growth for the agency.
Megan has more than 20 years of experience in public relations, public affairs, journalism and politics. Her considerable experience includes work in the public sector, economic development, tourism, technology, healthcare, energy and sustainability, and consumer product industries. Clients have included a mix of Fortune 500 companies, respected regional firms, and national consumer brands, including General Motors/Chevrolet; Olympus; Frontier Communications; Shiseido; Mentholatum; Barilla Pasta; EarthLink; Tenet Health and the New York State Economic Development Council and numerous industrial development agencies (IDAs).
Megan began her career in Washington, DC, where she supported public affairs and government relations activities for the National Endowment for Democracy, a multimillion-dollar NGO, followed by a stint on Capitol Hill. During her journalism career, she worked in a variety of editorial positions with local, national and international publications, including Time magazine.
She has been recognized repeatedly throughout her career for her work in both public relations and journalism, earning numerous PRism awards and a first-place breaking news award from the Associated Press, among many other honors. She holds a bachelor’s degree from American University’s School of International Service and a master’s degree from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.