We’re excited to announce that The Northeast Maglev has added two new employees to the marketing team this summer, hiring Ciara Wake as Marketing & Communications Coordinator and Alex Jackson as Media Relations Manager.
A native of Baltimore, Ciara Wake joined The Northeast Maglev in June. In her new role as Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Ciara is responsible for executing a range of marketing and communications duties for The Northeast Maglev team. Ciara brings valuable communication and organizational skills to the team, offering experience working with some of the biggest brands in the state.
Her experience includes time spent working in promotions and special events with the Maryland Lottery & Gaming Commission, where she assisted in the planning and execution of events, preparing promotional materials and working with vendor contracts across Maryland. She has also held internships at Under Armour and Johns Hopkins University, where she honed her skills working with to develop integrated marketing and advertising campaigns. Ciara holds a BA in Communication from Mt. St. Mary’s University and an MA in Communications & Marketing from Loyola University Maryland.
Alex Jackson joined The Northeast Maglev in July as Media Relations Manager. Alex brings nearly 10 years of media experience to the marketing team and will lead media outreach as part of our efforts to bring a high-speed rail solution to the Northeast Corridor using Superconducting Maglev (SCMAGLEV) technology.
In his most recent role as a Senior Account Executive at Maroon PR, Alex led the creative communication agency’s Corporate Division and spearheaded media outreach for business clients including the Port Covington Development Team and Corporate Office Properties Trust. Previously, Alex served as Director of Communications for the Howard County Chamber of Commerce. An Anne Arundel County native, Alex holds a BA in Communication from Virginia Tech and began his career as a reporter for the Baltimore Business Journal. He later covered Maryland politics and the U.S. Naval Academy for the Capital Gazette in Annapolis.