INWL Podcast Interview: Jeff Anderson

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In our first ever podcast interview, we had the opportunity to speak with Jeff Anderson, Director of Corporate Communications for the Minnesota Vikings.

Jeff is currently in his 9thyear with the Minnesota Vikings and his first as the team’s Director of Corporate Communications. As director, Anderson plays a

Jeff Anderson, Director of Corporate Communications for the Minnesota Vikings

lead role in external and strategic communications for the Vikings, serving as a team spokesman and developing communication programs on all non-football initiatives, including public affairs, community relations, sales and marketing, business affairs and crisis communications. He works closely with Vikings Vice President of Public Affairs and Stadium Development Lester Bagley and team ownership on the Vikings quest to build a new stadium. Anderson also provides media relations support for players and coaches, including overseeing media requests for Jared Allen and Adrian Peterson.

A native of Adair, Iowa, Anderson joined the Vikings as a public relations intern in 2003. He held positions as a public relations assistant, a manager of public affairs and an assistant director of public affairs prior to his move to a director level in 2011. Anderson also serves on the board for the East Downtown Council.

We discussed the ins and outs of working with an NFL team, the future of social media in the NFL, the status of the new stadium, and just how terrible it would be to get drilled by Jared Allen.  Download the whole interview below.

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~ by maxaverage on November 16, 2011.

One Response to “INWL Podcast Interview: Jeff Anderson”

  1. […] of Jeff Anderson, Director of Corporate Communications for the Minnesota Vikings.  You can listen to that here.  We want to do more interviews.  So if you know anyone you would like us to interview who maybe […]

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