Jessica Roe is OIT's Chief Communications Officer. With experience in the private, public and news media sectors, she brings a keen understanding of how to successfully implement internal and external communication plans. Jessica serves as the key point-of-contact for all press related inquiries with OIT and oversees the communication plans for programs when multiple agencies are involved.
Prior to joining OIT, Jessica served as the Director of Communications and PIO for the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA). During her time at DORA, Jessica had the honor of assisting in the statewide information gathering "Pits and Peeves" process which led to the publication of the "Cutting Red Tape in Colorado State Government" report in January 2012. She also designed, project-managed and produced successful Public Service Announcements focusing on consumer protection, including the "We Are DORA", "Healthcare Physicians Profiling Program" and "DORA's Got Your Back" campaigns.
Before joining the State of Colorado, Jessica worked as the Director of Communications and Marketing for a law firm and the Executive Director of an international non-profit organization. The majority of her career has been in journalism where she held roles ranging from Executive Producer to Reporter to Multi-Media Manager overseeing the partnership between 9News and The Denver Post. Jessica is the recipient of four first place Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. She is also the recipient of the Denver Business Journal's 2013 Forty Under 40 awards.