Michael Clendenin
Michael Clendenin

Michael Clendenin, who served as director of media relations in a 20-year stint at Consolidated Edison, has joined Butler Associates Strategic Communications.

He will handle energy, infrastructure, environmental and real estate clients of the Manhattan-based shop.

Clendenin worked in journalism at WEEI-AM and the Associated Press before moving into PR.

He joined Con Ed in 2000 from NYC’s City Council, where he served as director of communications.

Tom Butler called Clendenin “a consummate professional, highly respected by the New York Press corps and C-suite leaders that he has counseled.”

Most recently, he was running Clendenin Connections.