WASHINGTON – Peggy Albertson was named public relations manager for the National Turkey Federation, NTF President Joel Brandenberger announced recently.

Albertson will manage NTF’s public relations campaign, with an emphasis on the federation’s social media presence.

She joins NTF after two years working for the Physical Activity and Nutrition Branch for the North Carolina Division of Public Health (NCDPH) as their communications specialist. Prior to NCDPH, Albertson worked for public relations and advertising agencies. She has an ABJ in public relations and a BA in Spanish from the Univ. of Georgia.

“We are incredibly excited to have a young but seasoned professional join our team,” Brandenberger said. “Peggy has strong and innovative social media and public relations capacities. She brings a unique food nutrition context to the position combined with strong writing and marketing skills.”