Jacque Montgomery is a veteran journalist and experienced media relations consultant. She most recently served as press secretary to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper. An Emmy award winning journalist, Jacque has more than 14 years as a news producer and manager under her belt. She then developed a career in media relations where she specialized in health care, higher education, and government.
Jacque has deep experience in crisis management. She has led organizations through high-profile crises such as …. and mass casualty situations. After the Aurora Theater Shooting, Jacque managed the reputation of the University of Colorado Hospital which treated 23 of the shooting victims, as well as the University’s Medical Campus where the shooting suspect had enrolled in the neuroscience program. During the months that followed, Jacque managed international media response and earned the respect of her colleagues and the news media. One reporter was so impressed with her work, he wrote Jacque’s boss to say Jacque earned the one thing many in media relations don’t – journalists’ trust.
Jacque also offers counsel to executives who want to build their public profiles with strategic engagement plans.
She earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Missouri-Columbia.