InTransition Episode #15: The power of social media in promoting your brand with David Hohnke of Icon Water

InTransition Episode #15: The power of social media in promoting your brand with David Hohnke of Icon Water

Today’s guest, David Hohnke, is the Director of Communication at Icon Water (formerly ACTEW Water) in Canberra, Australia. Icon Water owns and operates the water and sewerage assets and business in Canberra, with David leading a team of 12 talented communicators.

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With a career spanning 25 years, David has experience in communications, marketing, social media, broadcasting, business development and strategic management.

Graduating from the Australian Film Television & Radio School, David began his career in radio before transitioning into television, where he served as a presenter and chief of staff for Southern Cross Austereo.

In 2013 he accepted the position of Director of Communication at Icon Water. His time there has resulted in Icon’s activities igniting unique conversations – a welcome change for a utility company – and developing communication strategies and community programs which have regularly attracted national attention and awards.

In his spare time, David volunteers as an MC for worthy causes, plays competitive cricket and enjoys blogging on local and social media issues.


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