Linda M Johnson
Linda M. Johnson joined CenturyLink in April 2012 as Corporate Communications Manager. She is responsible for providing strategic communications counsel and tactical program execution to the senior leadership of CenturyLink's federal government sales team and the company's public policy and government relations department.
Linda supports the company's federal sales efforts through the development and execution of effective external communications strategies, including generating positive earned media. She is also responsible for managing CenturyLink's public policy blog and serves as a member of the CenturyLink Government marketing and branding team.
She has more than 20 years of experience developing, implementing and managing strategic communications projects. She previously served as project manager for communications with Alion Science and Technology, where she worked on site at the U.S. Coast Guard Acquisition Directorate and wrote speeches for a two-star rear admiral.
Linda got her start in Washington, D.C., as deputy communications director for U.S. Senator Fritz Hollings, who served as the ranking member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and co-authored the 1996 Telecommunications Act.
A native New Englander and former freelance journalist, she received her bachelor's degree in political science from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.