Chris Weidel develops and manages the new media presence of the Mayor’s Office and Mayor Megan Barry, maintains and updates website content, and creates email blasts and newsletters. Chris works to guide social media integration into city programs and policies. She also works extensively in constituent response.
Chris joined the Mayor’s Office in December 2015 after serving on Mayor Barry’s campaign. Her first 60 days in the position coincided with a dci study on Twitter’s top Mayors, with the account earning a “Tweet Elite” position, number 18 in the nation, based on audience, frequency, responsiveness, engagement, and influence.
Mayor Megan Barry is serving her first term as the seventh mayor of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County following an historic election in which she became the first woman and first member of the Metro Council to be elected Mayor.