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Maggie Crane

Communications Director

Maggie Crane is a strategic planner and communicator with decades of proven success developing communications for broadcast, print and social media, as well as internal and external branding. She leads communications for the innovation economy-builder BioSTL and its initiatives in investment, inclusion, and international company attraction.

She previously worked at the intersection of communication and change management as Director of Communications and Deputy Operations Director for the City of St. Louis under Mayor Francis G. Slay, for whom she advised on policy, improved operations, wrote speeches and press materials, and served as spokesperson. Prior to public affairs, Maggie was an Emmy-winning broadcast news journalist, most recently at KMOV in St. Louis.

Maggie earned graduated a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with honors from Saint Louis University. She enjoys hiking and cooking with her family and traveling every chance she gets. Fun fact: In an address to the nation, President Obama read from a speech she wrote.