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Elicia Dover spent more than a decade as an award winning TV news anchor, lifestyle host and reporter. Prior to working on camera, Elicia spent five years as a breaking news producer for ABC News in New York, where she traveled the country working on the world’s biggest stories for World News with Diane Sawyer, Good Morning America, Nightline and all ABC News platforms. From press risers, stakeouts, gaggles and even hurricanes, she gained experience on the front steps of history.
Receiving formal training in journalism and media, Elicia graduated with a Bachelor’s of Journalism from the University of Nebraska’s College of Journalism and Mass Communication. In her career in media, she won the prestigious National Edward R. Murrow Award and National Peabody Award.
Elicia has a minor in Political Science from the University of Nebraska. At ABC News, she was selected to be an embedded reporter for the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election. She spent an entire year on the road in campaign busses and airplanes following presidential candidates coast to coast and reporting on their every move. At KATV-Channel 7 in Little Rock, Elicia covered our state’s legislature and state-wide gubernatorial and congressional campaigns.
There is an art to getting your story and brand recognized. After working for 15 years on the receiving end of story ideas and non-stop PR pitches in the national and local TV news industry, Elicia knows what it takes to gain the attention of national show bookers, local TV reporters and how to get your brand featured online and on broadcast.
Elicia brings her unparalleled experience to JF Media+Marketing as a Fractional Communications Director - a part-time Communications Director at a part-time cost, delivering full-time results. As a Fractional Communications Director, Elicia becomes an internal asset at a fraction of the cost of a full-time employee.
We understand the importance of unique story angles in today's competitive landscape. With our strategic approach, proven techniques and unparalleled experience, we can help you create a positive and lasting impression. From fielding inquiries, setting up interviews and releasing statements, we can cultivate messaging and guide your brand's direction.
On certain occasions, a press event can be a useful tool to get a brand's message boosted in a short-period of time. At JF Media+Marketing we create specifically tailored events to the media that aim to generate media coverage and shape public perception.
Elicia is ready to represent you on-camera for live and taped interviews. She can speak on behalf of your company at media events, press conferences or TV appearances. If you need bold messaging for your company, Elicia can drive home the talking points and ensure you're represented clearly and effectively.
In the event of a crisis, major news event, cancel culture event or controversy, you need an expert on your side. Elicia will work around the clock to take over the situation with calm direction, decisive planning and fearless messaging.
At JF Media+Marketing, we lean on our vast experience to offer guidance, preparation and practice to effectively communicate and interact with the media. As a former news anchor and pageant contestant, Elicia can work with you on interview presence, image, confidence, and body language. She can also prep you for TV interviews using mock interviews techniques.