Jamie KritzerCommunications Director

Jamie Kritzer was named the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s acting deputy secretary for Public Affairs in February 2017.

Kritzer oversees the department’s external and internal communications. His team includes the Public Affairs Office, Creative Services, and the Office of Environmental Education.

As a skilled communicator, he has become a trusted resource for the agency, the media and the public. Prior to joining the department, he was a newspaper reporter and columnist.

Kritzer earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.