The Tennessee Democratic Party is excited to welcome and announce Emily Cupples as the Party’s Director of Communications. Cupples will work closely with individual county parties, elected officials, current candidates, Democrats, and the media to project the message of Tennessee’s Democratic Party on all fronts.

“Emily has the right skills and experience to make a major impact this cycle. We’re excited to have her join the team as we work hard to win elections in 2020.” – Mary Mancini, TNDP Party Chair

Cupples has a background in communication, marketing, and politics. Most recently from West Tennessee, Cupples spent 5 years as a founding team member of the Memphis branding campaign, Choose901, and was the founding director of its sister campaign, Teach901. She also worked on several local and state political campaigns including Tami Sawyer’s breakthrough County Commission race. Cupples is the Director of Communications for the Memphis Women’s March, was named to the Memphis Chamber Young Memphian 2018, and received a national Education Pioneers fellowship.