Aprill O. Turner, Communications Consultant, Meridian Solutions
Aprill O. Turner is a public relations professional with a wealth of experience working with non-profit and corporate clients in the areas of political and communication strategy, message development, media training, crisis communications, thought leadership, and public affairs.
She has worked on Capitol Hill in several media capacities, including Press Advisor to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, Deputy Press Secretary to Congressman Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts and Communications Director to Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas and Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy of New York. She has led media strategy for several local, Congressional and Senatorial campaigns.
She has also taught public relations and communications courses at Morgan State University and Loyola University, Montgomery College and Trinity University.
Aprill also founded Turner Communications, LLC, which focuses on cause-related organizations and campaigns.