WITN  | Wake County, Triangle  | News, Weather, Sports

McCrory Getting Third Communications Director In Little Over A Year

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's communications director is moving to a new post.

McCrory's office announced Friday that communications director Kim Genardo is going to the state Department of Commerce as director of strategic and economic development communications. Her new job begins on Feb. 17.

Former communications director Chris Walker left state government in February 2013 after serving just three months. At the time, he said he would be returning to Tennessee, where his family remained.

Genardo succeeded Walker later that month.

Deputy communications director Ricky Diaz left to become communications chief for the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. Diaz left that post last month.

The governor's office said Josh Ellis will succeed Genardo. Ellis is currently deputy secretary for communications and external affairs in the Commerce Department.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 244354741