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Heidi Johnson

Senior Project Manager

Heidi joined Media Solutions in March 2021 bringing 20+ years of experience in strategic communications and project management expertise for government campaigns.

As Senior Project Manager, Heidi oversees numerous client projects coordinating various campaign elements to ensure that all work cohesively – on time and on budget. Currently, she supports California Child Support Services, California State Treasurer’s Office, California Office of Problem Gambling, and the Housing is Key campaign which is a rent relief program under the California Department of Housing and Community Development to inform people of funds available to pay back rent and utilities owed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prior to joining Media Solutions, Heidi was with Ogilvy in Sacramento for 24 years, most recently as a Vice President of Account Services. She has worked on countless government

and quasi-government campaigns for state agencies including Covered California, California Community Colleges, California Air Resources Board, California Earthquake Authority, California Office of Traffic Safety, and the California Department of Insurance,

among others. Her expertise includes overseeing anything from virtual events to events on the ground; qualitative and quantitative research projects; creative development and web design projects, print, radio, and television production; strategic and outreach plan

development; and social media planning and implementation.

Heidi is a native of Montana but has called California home for more than 25 years. She graduated with a dual degree in Psychology and English Literature from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. She spends her free time hiking and designing/sewing costumes for a local theater while planning (and dreaming of) vacations off the beaten path.