Matthew Felling
Matthew Felling

Matthew Felling, who was senior director at Burson-Marsteller's Washington office, has joined the office of Maine's Independent Senator Angus King as strategic communications director.

It marks the return to Capitol Hill for Felling, who did a stint as strategic communications director for Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). For Murkowski, Felling dealt with healthcare, military issues, sustainable fisheries and the needs of the Alaska Native population.

Prior to Murkowski, Felling was news anchor and lead political reporter for the CBS TV affiliate in Anchorage.

He also did a two-year stint at Hill+Knowlton Strategies in Washington.