Christina Johnson, president of On 3 Public Relations, opened the full service and certified woman-owned firm in February 2008. She previously served as Director of Public Relations for a lobbying firm, providing clients with message development, strategic communication, grassroots advocacy and overall paid and earned media outreach. Christina’s executive and legislative branch experience include her positions as Deputy Chief of Staff at the Florida Department of State, Communications Director at the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation and as Director of Communications for the Florida Senate President. She managed the development of television, radio and brochure projects for various department campaigns. Johnson also developed, coordinated and distributed cohesive messaging to local, state, and national media outlets including the writing of speeches, opinion editorials, articles and press releases.
She currently serves as Director of the Central Florida Political Leadership Institute, which is led by the Central Florida Partnership’s BusinessForce. Its mission is to identify and train Central Florida business leaders within the seven-county region to run for local, state and federal office. Since its inception, the Institute has graduated 12 elected officials in six short years. Christina began her career at the Republican National Committee (RNC) where she was responsible for political activities and assisting state parties with county caucuses and state conventions for delegate selection to the convention and taught campaign seminars for legislative candidates. She provided the lead on press, logistics and fundraising events for the President, Vice President and various cabinet officials and federal campaigns within the region during the 1988, 1990, and 1992 election cycles. Christina also worked at the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) as Director of Campaign Operations for statewide and congressional races during the 2002 election cycle – picking up three GOP congressional seats and electing an all Republican Cabinet.
Christina Johnson lives with her husband, David, in Tallahassee, Florida. She is a member of the Capital City Tiger Bay Club, the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) (Secretary 2014-2015), the American Association of Political Consultants and Public Affairs Professionals, and is an appointee to the Florida Hotel and Restaurant Advisory Council. She is also the Florida Director of Maggie’s List, a federal political action committee formed to support women running for the US House and Senate. Christina recently received FPRA’s prestigious Stanley Tait Professional Award for Professionalism and Leadership. She graduated in 1986 from the University of Central Florida in Orlando with a degree in Political Science.