Justin Lyons graduated from the public relations specialization of the UNC School of Media and Journalism in 2006. He received the Lois and H.C. Cranford Jr. Award from the school as the outstanding graduating senior in public relations. He is currently an associate campaigns director for Change.org.
Prior to Change.org, Justin worked as a field organizer for U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's 2013 campaign, the director of strategic communications at The Glover Park Group and a community relations coordinator for the NBA. He is co-president of the school's Journalism Alumni and Friends Association.
Lyons was the second in a series of Start Here / Never Stop Podcast episodes.
Check out more Start Here / Never Stop Podcast episodes at mj.unc.edu/SHNSpodcast.