FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
1/2/2020
FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Joseph Sviatko, 410-468-2458

Craig Ey Named Director of Communications

BALTIMORE - Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer, Jr. has named Craig Ey as Director of Communications for the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA).
 
Craig_Ey_headshot.jpg“I have known Craig for about 20 years and he is the consummate professional,” Redmer said. “While he has taken his talents to other cities, he has maintained deep relationships in Maryland, which will allow him to make an immediate impact as we communicate the important work being done by the professionals at the Maryland Insurance Administration. We are excited that Craig has chosen to join us in public service”
 
As Director of Communications, Ey is responsible for external and internal communications, media relations and public information requests.
 
Ey is a veteran media executive. Before joining the Maryland Insurance Administration, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Philadelphia Business Journal from 2010 to 2019. Prior to that, he was Editor-In-Chief of the Birmingham (Alabama) Business Journal for four years and Managing Editor at the Baltimore Business Journal for seven years. Earlier in his career, he was a journalist and editor at several newspapers in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
 
A graduate of Loyola University Maryland, Ey has won numerous awards for journalism and management from American City Business Journals, the Associated Press, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, the Alabama Press Association and the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association. Under his leadership, the Philadelphia Business Journal was named 2018 Newspaper of the Year by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.
 
Ey is a fellow of Leadership Philadelphia and Leadership Birmingham.
 
About the Maryland Insurance Administration
 
The Maryland Insurance Administration is an independent State agency charged with regulating Maryland’s $28.5 billion insurance industry. For more information about the Insurance Administration, please visit www.insurance.maryland.gov or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MDInsuranceAdmin, Twitter at @MD_Insurance or Instagram at @marylandinsuranceadmin.
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