Lydia Lenker

Lydia Lenker

Managing Director

Managing Director at the institute is Lydia Lenker, press secretary to former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen from 2003 to 2011. Lenker’s public service follows a long career as a broadcast journalist in radio and television news in Nashville, in her hometown of Philadelphia and in Asbury Park, NJ. In Music City, she first worked as a reporter and anchor for the Tennessee Radio Network, where she covered news at the State Capitol. She then moved to NewsChannel5 – WTVF TV, as political reporter and weekend anchor. In 2001, she won an Emmy for “Best Weekend Newscast” in the Southeast region.

Office

Andrews Inst for Civic Leadership (Ezell Center 359)

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615.966.6156 (ext. 6156)
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