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Megan Conway

Megan Conway

Senior Vice President of Communications and Regional Strategy

With experience leading PR campaigns for global brands like Jim Beam, Microsoft and Coca-Cola and a few years working in-house at adidas America, Megan couples her consumer products PR experience with more than 15 years in the tourism industry to lead the PR and Communications team at Travel Portland. In addition to this work, Megan sits on Travel Portland’s executive team and oversees regional work with Travel Oregon and tourism partners throughout the state. Megan sits on the board for the Oregon Destination Association (ODA) and leads industry communications work related to tourism trends and Portland research and statistics.

My go to under the radar hangout: The kid-friendly Fire on the Mountain Fremont for wings and a brew, or the Driftwood Room for classic cocktails.

Marcus Hibdon

Marcus Hibdon

Director of Communications and Public Relations

Marcus brings a lifetime of media experience to his director role at Travel Portland. He started as a reporter and copy editor in high school all the way to serving as the editor-in-chief of his college newspaper, before going on to spend an additional 10 years leading newsrooms in various editor roles as a professional news journalist before joining Travel Portland in 2007. He has a passion for telling the stories of Portland, Oregon – a destination he believes had endless tales to tell and plenty to offer both journalists and visitors alike.

Contact me for questions related to tourism in Portland or need an interview with Travel Portland. 503.275.9769 ;

My go to under the radar hangout: Kay’s Bar, in West Moreland, or Gigantic Brewing

Stephanie Selk

Stephanie Selk

Senior Media Relations and PR Manager

Stephanie joined the Travel Portland team in 2016 and brings more than 14 years of public relations experience to her position as Senior Media Relations & PR Manager. In her role she oversees Travel Portland’s US-based public relations programs, including strategic vision and media relations. Stephanie loves how Portland feels like a cozy small town and dynamic big city all at the same time.

Contact me if you are a domestic journalist interested in learning more about Portland. 503.275.9751 ;

Favorite old-school Portland institution: Ringside Steakhouse

Where I go when it’s a rainy day: Spend the afternoon browsing the shelves at Powell’s Books

Jackie Hagan

Jackie Hagan

Domestic Media Relations Manager

Growing up in Texas and California, Jackie’s wanderlust brought her to—of all places—the Midwest. After graduating, Jackie completed stints for a ghostwriting firm, literary agency, internet start-up, non-profit, and—finally!—the tourism world. Her love of storytelling was further strengthened by earning an MFA in creative writing from Oregon State University. Jackie loves exploring the intersection between identity and place, to which the city of Portland is a forever muse.

Contact me if you are looking for regional story angles or cover meetings and conventions for trade publications 503.548.0050 ;

My go to under-the-radar hangout: Rose City Book Pub for signed books and a great tap list

Inna Makheddinova

Inna Wells

Senior Media Relations Coordinator

As a Portland native, Inna witnessed the City of Roses blossom from a weird small town to a vibrant and thriving big small city that’s still a touch weird. Inna’s work is fueled by the inspiring stories of passionate Portland makers, chefs and personalities. She loves working with writers on building out their Portland press trips and is always looking for the perfect Portland memento for them to take home.

Contact me for questions regarding media hosting. 503.275.9287 ;

Favorite Portland bridge: Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People – for its name (“Tilikum” meaning “people”, “tribe” or “family”, in Chinook Jargon) and being car free with amazing views of the Willamette River.

**If you still aren’t sure who to contact, please feel free to reach out via our “Ask us a Question” form and we will route you to the correct team member.