Nick Partridge is a Public Affair Specialist at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. He divides his time between the Communications department and the NASM Future State Lab. Nick oversees speechwriting and publishing, with additional duties in media relations and marketing. As a member of the Lab, Nick forges new partnerships with industry leaders to explore new technologies and techniques to expand the visitor experience. Nick came to the Smithsonian by way of Athens, Georgia, where he was a producer and announcer on the local NPR member station. His previous experience includes nonprofit management and work with state and foreign government agencies.