Lovio George Names New Public Affairs Director


DETROIT — Lovio George, a boutique communications and design company, has named James Canning as public affairs director.

With his new role, Canning is responsible for managing accounts including M-1 Rail and Tour de Troit. He also provides account support, media relations, event production and crisis management services for the firm.

Previously, Canning served as deputy press secretary for Detroit’s mayor office. Prior to that, he was account manager at Berg Muirhead and Associates.

Canning earned his bachelor’s in public relations from Wayne State University.