Chris Wagner

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Chris Wagner

Managing Director and Partner

Chris Wagner boasts a remarkable two-decade career in communications and media management, culminating in his role as Partner at Talkforce Media and Communications Strategists.

An award-winning communicator, he’s known for orchestrating successful national communications campaigns by seamlessly integrating public relations, media management, social media, and marketing.

Chris’s expertise covers all facets of media, public relations, and communications strategy, from planning and facilitation to harnessing the power of social media in effective campaigns.

He kickstarted his career as a television journalist with Channel Ten, gaining valuable experience before transitioning to public relations with the ACT’s Emergency Services Agency, where he fine-tuned his media and PR skills on the front lines of emergency management. His diverse career spans roles in criminal and civil justice, national security, mental health, and crisis management, encompassing both government and not-for-profit sectors. He’s held media advisor roles for Federal Ministers and senior executive positions in peak industry bodies.

Today, Chris specialises in sharing his vast skill set with our clients. He helps them create integrated strategies, enhance their media relations, master public relations, and navigate social media management. Chris’s engaging presentation style makes training and facilitation a breeze.

He holds a First-Class Honours degree in television journalism from the University of Canberra and boasts recognised training in leadership, strategic management, public relations, change management, and governance. With Chris on board, your communication and media endeavours are in expert hands.

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