Paula Hersh

Public Affairs
Title: Public Affairs Manager
Phone: 757-890-3324
Paula Hersh

About Paula Hersh

Paula Hersh, Public Affairs Manager, oversees the Division responsible for external communications, focusing on the Board of Supervisor's Strategic Priority for effective communication and civic engagement. Using the County's various communications platforms, she and her staff handle the County's messaging, branding and public information responsibilities. Staying current on communications best practices, the Division's goal is to continually improve information flow in an effort to engage and inform York County residents about County operations, programs, services and events.

Ms. Hersh has a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University's SI Newhouse School of Public Communications. She brings 30 years of media marketing, programming and branding experience to York County. Her career includes serving as District Promotions Manager for Continental Cablevision (including York County), followed by Sr. Management positions with The Golf Channel in Orlando, WWBT /NBC12 in Richmond and most recently as Administrator of Communications and Video Services for the City of Newport News/General Manager, Newport News TV.

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