Charles J. Davis, III
Co-Founder | Managing Partner | Media Guru
With 40 years of experience, Charlie’s understanding of Virginia’s political and media landscapes is unmatched. His perspective is sought regularly by leaders in both the public and private sectors, including elected officials and representatives of print and electronic news organizations throughout Virginia. Prior to founding Davis Consultants in 1991, he served for nine years as Vice President of Government Relations for CSX Corporation; Virginia Governor John Dalton’s Press Secretary and Executive Assistant; News Director of the Dalton for Governor campaign; Director of Information for the Virginia ABC Department, and News Editor for WRVA Radio in Richmond. He worked in all aspects of the broadcast industry for two decades prior to and following graduation from the University of Virginia, including his tour of duty with the U. S. Air Force and the American Forces Radio and Television Service stateside and overseas. He has been a regular letter-to-editor contributor to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, having been selected in 2006 as one of twelve finalists for Correspondent of the Year. He continues to write, produce and narrate commercial radio and television messages for the public and private sectors.