Administrative & Clinical Leadership

April Douglas

Director, Public Relations

April Douglas joined AltaPointe Health Systems in 2012 as the Coordinator of Public Relations and was promoted to Director in 2017. Before coming to AltaPointe, she spent more than a decade in television news working as an anchor and reporter for stations in Florida and Alabama. During that time she was a member of the Capital Press Corps under Florida Governor Jeb Bush and was selected to fly with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. She has covered natural disasters (including Hurricanes Ivan and Katrina), the 2000 presidential recount, and the prosecution of political leaders at the state and federal level. 

 

Douglas has been recognized by the Associated Press, National Press Photographers Association, Public Relations Council of Alabama, Southern Public Relations Federation, and the Alabama Hospital Association for her work. She earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from the University of Montevallo.  

 

She has served on numerous community boards and committees including the following organizations: Public Relations Council of Alabama-  Mobile Chapter, Daphne Strike Soccer Club, Village Park Vision Committee, and the Better Business Bureau.