Melinda Briggs is Director of Communications at Little Miami Local Schools in suburban Cincinnati. She has been in the school public relations world for ten years, working both at Little Miami and at Sycamore Community Schools.
At Little Miami, Melinda is a one-woman department, managing the comprehensive communication and stakeholder engagement plan for this preK-12 public school district of 5,600 students.
Prior to school public relations, Melinda was a newspaper reporter and editor for more than 15 years, working at several papers in Ohio and West Virginia. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University.
Melinda is a four-time OHSPRA Mark of Distinction and Best of the Best award winner and was previously a member of the OHSPRA board (June 2013-Dec. 2014) in the role of secretary. She lives in Morrow with her husband Doug, and is the mom of a Buckeye (son Ethan), and a Bobcat (daughter Bryce).