President/ Founder

Doug Tobin

Doug Tobin, pictured second from right above, organized this press conference and built the communications press room that linked the press room with Pasco County's Television Station.  This gave the citizens of Pasco County a vital link to receive communications directly during Hurricanes and other emergencies.   He also developed the ability for Pasco County to live stream these press conferences directly on the MyPasco App so citizens could get emergency information while on the go, which is crucial during Hurricanes.  

When you contract with T1 Public Relations you get years of experience and an award winning leader. Doug Tobin is the founder and president of T1 Public Relations has more than 33 years in communications field. 18 years in broadcasting and 15 years in public relations/crisis management experience. “I pride myself on being able to look at your current public relations/marketing issues and build a team to compliment your current team. T1 Public Relations goal is to make your image our #1 priority.” DOUG TOBIN

Former Press Secretary for Florida Department of Environmental Protection Tallahassee

External Relations Director, spokesperson for a national non-profit organization and managed various areas including: Marketing, Graphic Art, Video Production, Social Media, Website, Senior Staff Writer

Public Information Officer/Communications Manager/Spokesperson for Pasco County Government serving two County Administrators and two Sheriff’s.

  • Built from the ground up Pasco County’s communications team, launching the MyPascoApp, building the County’s electronic newsroom, connecting the EOC with Pasco Television, rebuilt media relations in a top 12 television market (Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Metro Market)
  • Tobin also has extensive Crisis Management experience and brings unique approach to media issues.
    “I am interested in fixing the problem not just providing media with a sound byte. I have often found example after example where top executives or top managers overlook simple procedures or issues and instead spend too much time focused on reporters. If you fix the problem, in my opinion, the negative media you are experiencing will subside.” Doug Tobin
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Doug Tobin holding a community tour to explain drainage issues during major flooding in Pasco County, Florida
Doug Tobin holds a press briefing 2017 flood event in Pasco County. Tobin organized the EOC’s Communications team and supervised bringing in a state PIO team.
Caption: Public Information Team supervising alternative communication devices to reach the public directly