Alex Ellis

Senior Associate

(202) 333-4936


Strategic Communications, Op-ed Writing and Placement, Crisis and Reputation Management, Earned Media

Professional Experience

U.S. House of Representatives; U.S. Senate; Office of the Governor of Mississippi 

Alex Ellis joined BGR’s Public Relations team in 2015. Alex works with individuals, corporations, trade associations and foreign governments to create and implement integrated public relations strategies that support each client’s unique goals. He regularly monitors political media, industry specific publications and the general news media both in the U.S. and abroad to identify opportunities, as well as emerging risks, for clients. He guides clients through the process of writing and placing opinion pieces in major high impact, national and international publications; drafts news releases; and crafts and disseminates targeted messages on digital media. In addition, Alex works with clients to manage their reputations during crisis situations. 

Prior to joining BGR, Alex worked on both sides of Capitol Hill, first for Representative Richard Neal (D-MA) and then for Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS). Alex also interned in the office of then-Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour. 

Alex earned his Master of Arts with Honours in History from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. His studies at St. Andrews focused on the Islamic world and Russia. Alex also attended the University of Mississippi and Le College International de Cannes. He is a graduate of Choate Rosemary Hall. An avid traveler, Alex is conversant in French and a devoted fan of Scottish football.