W&L Alum Joins Alabama Media Group as Columnist
Cameron Smith ’04 has been hired as a regular columnist by The Alabama Media Group, a digitally focused news and information company that aggregates news from The Birmingham News, The Huntsville Times, Mobile’s Press-Register and The Mississippi Press with its own original content.
Smith previously worked as vice president and general counsel of the Alabama Policy Institute while publishing occasional opinion columns in the Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile newspapers. He served from 2006-11 as legislative counsel in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. He remains a senior fellow of the R Street Institute, a Washington, D.C., think tank, where he focuses on energy and environmental issues. The Vestavia Hills, Ala., resident is a 2007 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law.