EP 24 | Dylan Smith, Editor, Yellowhammer News
Dylan Smith is the editor for the Yellowhammer News. He got his start in journalism as Managing Editor for Jackson Blaze. He is a contributor at The Daily Caller. Dylan is a former Pricing Analyst in the Procurement department at Associated Pharmacies, Inc. Prior to this, he served five years in the banking industry at FNB Bank and Redstone Federal Credit Union. In 2018, Dylan received a chairman’s appointment to the Mountain Lakes Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, where he served as head of the Public Policy and Advocacy Committee. He went on to serve as Chairman of the Board, as the youngest in the chamber’s history to hold the position. In 2020 Dylan received an appointment from the County Commission to serve on the Jackson County Health Care Authority Board of Directors. In addition, he held a seat on the Highlands Foundation Board of Directors. He also served on the county’s COVID-19 Recovery Task Force, as well as the local Small Business Relief Fund Board of Directors. Dylan is the former Vice Chairman of the Jackson County GOP Executive Committee and formerly held an elected seat on the ALGOP SEC. He also served as Chairman of the Young Republicans of Northeast Alabama.