Department of Justice Seal Department of Justice
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2005
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(202) 514-2008
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KEVIN MADDEN NAMED DEPUTY DIRECTOR AND PRESS SECRETARY
IN THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Justice announced today that Kevin Madden has been appointed Deputy Director and Press Secretary in the Office of Public Affairs.

Madden served as a spokesman for the Bush-Cheney ’04 campaign from September 2003 to November 2004, where he designed and implemented a strategic communications plan for a 17-state region that included Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire. From 2001 to 2003, he served as communications director and a senior advisor to Rep. John Sweeney, and from January 2001 to March 2001 he was a public relations associate at the firm of Craig Shirley and Associates. Madden was the Washington representative for the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency from January 2000 to September 2000, where he promoted the city’s funding and regulatory interests by working closely with congressional and other federal government offices. From 1997 to 1999, he served as the primary spokesman for the Office of the Mayor of Yonkers, and from 1994 to 1997 he served as the communications director for the Office of the Yonkers City Council President.

Madden holds a degree in communications from the State University of New York, Cortland.

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