Chris Cate

Producer - Fluent in Floridian Podcast

Chris is the producer of our popular Fluent in Floridian podcast, featuring the Sunshine State’s brightest leaders talking about the issues most important to the people of Florida and its more than 100 million yearly visitors. 


He is known for serving as a spokesperson and speechwriter for former Governor Charlie Crist and as a communications director for Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and Florida Secretaries of State Kurt Browning and Ken Detzner. He has implemented communications for several state agencies, including the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Florida Department of Transportation and the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation.‚Äč


Chris is a graduate of Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications. He is also a graduate of Florida State University with a master’s degree in American politics and policy.