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Michael P. Knight

The Silo Effect:  Bridging Crisis Communications

Special Agent (SA) Michael P. Knight is the Public Information Officer for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Nashville Field Division that covers the states of Tennessee and Alabama. His responsibilities include congressional, media and public affairs. SA Knight began his career with ATF in 1990 serving in the Chicago Field Division and subsequently transferred in 1998 to the Nashville Field Division. SA Knight worked in the Field Intelligence Group and the Violent Crime Impact Team within the Nashville Field Division prior to assuming his current position of Public Information Officer.

SA Knight’s investigative specialties are in the area of explosives and intelligence related forums.  He is a Certified Explosive Specialist and a former member of the National Response Team. SA Knight frequently travels abroad participating in operational as well as training venues covering the areas of media relations, explosives and intelligence related matters.