Television anchor Callie Starnes has joined Derryberry Public Relations, a full service public, government, digital and media relations firm headquartered in Chattanooga.
Ms. Starnes will serve as relationship manager for the firm that serves clients throughout the region. Ms. Starnes is a multi-year winner of the Edward R. Murrow Award as well as several other awards for excellence given to those in her profession.
Ms. Starnes began her career as a radio reporter at WRGA Radio in Rome, Ga. and spent approximately six years at a local NBC affiliate WRCB in Chattanooga where she served as a reporter and later an anchor. She holds a B.A. in Communications with a minor in Government from Berry College.
Ms. Starnes is an active volunteer in the community supporting the Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute, the Kidney Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia, and Berry College Alumni Council.
Derryberry Public Relations Co-Owner Andy Derryberry said, “We are thrilled to have Callie join our growing team. Her skill sets are perfect to meet the needs of our clients and we know that she will be a tremendous asset to those she represents.”
Ms. Starnes and her husband are parents of a young son and reside in Hixson.