Interim Director of Communications and External Relations
Kevin Schwaller became interim director of Communications and External Relations in September 2021. Before that, he had served as TABC’s communications manager since 2019. Kevin now leads a team that ensures the agency is fully transparent and provides information to the news media, the Legislature, stakeholders and the public. The team develops videos, graphics, articles and social media posts to tell the story of TABC.
Before joining the agency, Kevin served as a manager in the Communications division of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Kevin’s background also includes nearly a decade of broadcast journalism experience. Kevin has worked as a reporter at NBC, CBS and FOX affiliate television stations, including KXAN News in Austin.
Kevin has been honored with multiple awards, including an Adobe Government Creativity Award and the Associated Press Broadcasters Award for best reporter in Central Texas. Kevin graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.