MEMIC Hires Robb Atkinson as Senior Public Relations and Communications Specialist

(Portland, ME) – MEMIC, a workers’ compensation insurance specialty carrier with offices from Maine to Florida and licenses across the nation welcomes Robb Atkinson in his new role as Senior Public Relations and Communications Specialist. 

Atkinson brings an extensive wealth of expertise in public relations, marketing strategy and content development to the position.

As the Senior Director of Sales and Affiliate Relations for CNN, Robb managed the sales, products, and services for more than 100 television stations nationwide.

Before CNN, he served as the News Director for WGME Television in Portland, ME, WATE Television in Knoxville, TN., and WWAY TV in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Honored with two Emmy Awards for his investigative reporting, Atkinson has a proven track record of creating original content for digital platforms, radio, and television.

In 2019, he earned a master’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in marketing from the University of New Hampshire’s Paul College.


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The MEMIC Group includes MEMIC Indemnity Company, MEMIC Casualty Company, and parent company Maine Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company; all rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best. As a super-regional workers’ compensation specialty insurer, The MEMIC Group holds licenses to write workers’ compensation across the country. The group insures more than 20,000 employers and their estimated 300,000 employees, and holds more than $1.4 billion in assets. The group maintains offices in New Hampshire, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Florida, in addition to its headquarters in Portland, Maine.