Deputy Chief – Public Affairs
Adam Paluka, APR has been EMSA’s Deputy Chief of Public Affairs since April 2018. Adam joined EMSA in 2013 as the Authority’s first Community Relations and Social Media Manager. As the Deputy Chief of Public Affairs, Adam oversees many aspects of communications and marketing for EMSA including media relations, community relations, government affairs, and overseeing the marketing for the EMSAcare subscription program.
Before coming to EMSA, Adam was a reporter and fill-in anchor for FOX23 in Tulsa and Adam graduated with honors from the University of Colorado’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Adam is Board Member of several organizations: Street School, Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Leadership Tulsa, Health Outreach Prevention Education, and Citizen CPR. He is also the President-Elect for the Public Relations Society of America Tulsa Chapter. In 2018, Adam earned his Accreditation in Public Relations, the APR asserts professional competence, communicates professional expertise, and reflects progressive public relations industry practices and high standards. Also, in 2018, Adam was named the PRSA-Tulsa Young Professional of the Year, an award given to a PR Professional who exemplifies strong talent and passion for communications, leadership skills and dedication to PRSA.