Clint
Brewer

Principal

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  • A veteran journalist and experienced communicator, Clint offers clients an insider’s perspective on navigating the media landscape. 
  • Served as Assistant Commissioner for Communications and Marketing at the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development, where he recruited major corporations to build facilities and hire new workers in Tennessee.
  • Former editor of the Nashville City Paper and Lebanon Democrat, helping both papers win national journalism awards. Also served as the Government and Politics editor at the Tennessean.
  • Led the Beacon Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank focused on promoting free-market policies, and spearheaded the launch of Tennessee Watchdog, an investigative reporting website. 

With extensive experience leading newsrooms, national nonprofits and economic development initiatives, Clint Brewer provides clients insider advice on navigating the media landscape, tackling communications crises and developing comprehensive strategies to achieve business and policy goals.

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Previously, Clint served as the Assistant Commissioner for Communications and Marketing for the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development under Governor Bill Haslam. He was a member of the executive team that successfully recruited Beretta USA, Hankook Tire and UBS to the state.

Clint was a journalist and media executive for 16 years. He was the editor of the Nashville City Paper and Lebanon Democrat, helping both daily newspapers to their only national journalism awards. He also served as the Government and Politics Editor of the Tennessean. His extensive career in journalism led Clint to become the national president of the Society of Professional Journalists, where he led the charge to pass a national shield law for reporters. The law was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives in a landslide vote.

Clint also worked as the executive director of the Beacon Center in Nashville, a free-market think tank. There, Clint oversaw the launch of Tennessee Watchdog, the state’s only non-profit investigative reporting website.

Clint is a native of Knoxville and has been a Wilson County resident since 1999. He lives in the Gladeville community with his wife Amy and their three children. He serves on the board of Nashville FC Youth, a non-profit youth soccer club. He holds a B.S. in Communications from the University of Tennessee.