Press Club Inducts Candice Harrison President

Candice Harrison was inducted as the first Black president of the Press Club of Toledo at the board’s February meeting.

Harrison, who has served as external communications manager for Toledo Public Schools since 2017, recently announced she will soon begin a new career journey as corporate director of diversity, equity and inclusion with SSOE Group.

Harrison also is the owner of Synergy Engagement, a strategic communications, public relations, and engagement firm, and is a communication instructor at The University of Toledo. A communications leader in the Toledo community, Harrison has previously led communication efforts at the Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Zoo and The University of Toledo Medical Center.

In addition to the Press Club of Toledo Board of Directors, she currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Rotary Club of Toledo and the Arts Commission. She is also a member of the Toledo chapter of Links, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, and the Toledo chapter of Jack and Jill of America, where she serves as vice president.

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