City of Abilene welcomes new Communications & Media Relations Manager

City of Abilene welcomes new Communications & Media Relations Manager

By David A. Vela, Deputy City Manager

 

 

 

ABILENE, Texas – The City of Abilene welcomes Leah Mazzarelli as the City’s new Communications & Media Relations Manager. Leah will start her new position in July and will represent the City as its primary spokesperson and communications manager. She is originally from New York where she obtained her degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science from Syracuse University. Leah moved to Abilene two years ago to work in local television, most recently as the morning show anchor and producer for the NBC affiliate. {{more}} “I look forward to my new position, helping to get the City’s message out and serving the citizens of Abilene. This position will be a great challenge and one I’m excited about meeting” said Leah. City Manager Larry Gilley said “Leah’s background and accomplishments are impressive.  The media and journalism skills she brings to the table will enhance our communications services to our citizens.”