Darnell Gardner


Darnell applies an array of skills honed around the world to strengthen the communications strategies of our clients. Before joining Hattaway Darnell worked in a variety of fields, bringing his talents for writing and photography to each role. He served as communications director for a mayoral campaign in Atlanta, covered culture for China Daily in Beijing, and developed advertising campaigns as a copywriter in Dallas. Darnell earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science from Central Michigan University and holds a master’s in China studies from Fudan University in Shanghai, China. When he’s not devouring the news, you’ll find Darnell squeezing toward the front row at a concert.