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Thomas van der Voort

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Tom van der Voort serves as the Miller Center’s Media Strategist and comes to the center with more than twenty years of experience in advertising, media, and marketing. Most recently he served as the Director of Marketing for the Southern Environmental Law Center in Charlottesville. Prior to that Tom spent a decade in digital and social media, first as a founder and creative director at Labrador Communications, an early-stage mobile media company, where he wrote and hosted Rowdy Racing, the top rated sports podcast on Apple’s iTunes. Following the acquisition of Labrador, he became the executive producer and host for the Sporting News in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Tom began his career in advertising, first as an account supervisor and later as a copywriter and creative director for Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising and The Geppetto Group in New York City. He holds an A.B. in history from Princeton University and an M.A. in American History from the University of North Carolina. Tom grew up in Washington, DC, and in his youth he enjoyed several stints as a researcher in the Congressional Research Service.

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