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Media Relations

Ali Skinner

Ali Skinner

Director of Strategic Communications

Ali Skinner is a communications professional with nearly 15 years of experience in the media, marketing, and public relations industries. She joined CDPHP in November 2011 and currently serves as Director of Strategic Communications. In this role, Ali oversees all public relations, internal and external communications, social media, community relations, and corporate events for the plan’s 400,000 members and 1,200 employees.

A self-described recovering journalist, Ali spent 10 years writing and delivering news for a variety of television and radio stations in the Syracuse and Albany, NY markets. Today, she uses her journalism background to help patients and the public make sense of complex health care topics.

Desk: (518) 641-5035
Cell: (518) 605-4497

Deanna Amore

Deanna Amore

Public Relations Specialist

Deanna joined the CDPHP communications team in June 2012. In her role as a Public Relations Specialist, she assists Public Relations Manager Ali Skinner with all aspects of public relations activities, including working with the media to provide key information about CDPHP.

Deanna has worked in the local news industry since 1998, having worked at The Saratogian newspaper, WTEN Channel 10 and WNYT NewsChannel 13.

Desk: (518) 641-5126
Cell: (518) 698-2934