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Victoria Robinson


Victoria Robinson currently serves as the Assistant Commissioner of Communications and Engagement for the Tennessee Department of Education. In this role, Victoria sets the messaging and overall communications goals of the department to ensure cohesion, consistency, and efficiency. Additionally, she oversees the agency’s dynamic communications and engagement team of 13 individuals, who execute strategies and projects of digital media, graphic design, video, media relations, and crisis communications. Previously, Victoria served as the Director of Communications for the department and was the primary spokesperson and managed all the digital media functions of the department. 

Victoria has a demonstrated history of working in the public relations, communications, public policy, and government relations industries. She has strong relationships with education stakeholders, advocacy groups, and the media statewide and nationally.

Before joining the Tennessee Department of Education, Victoria held multiple roles, most recently Director of Media Relations and Social Media, at Crisp Communications, a private communications and government relations firm based in Nashville, TN. She executed strategies of earned media, advocacy, marketing, and event planning while collaborating with clients at state and federal levels encompassing all industries.

Victoria also gained valuable knowledge of the legislative process through congressional internships in Washington, D.C. with Congressman Scott DesJarlais (R-TN-04) and former Senator Bob Corker (R-TN).  Victoria also has experience in political campaigns and worked for a Republican candidate during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Victoria currently is a board member of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Nashville alumni chapter and is a tnAchieves mentor. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a degree in Journalism and Electronic Media and Political Science.