NAPA, CA (DECEMBER 20, 2022) – Napa County has named Linda Ong as the new Communication and Public Information Officer, announced Holly Dawson, deputy county executive officer - communications. In this role, Ong will be responsible for serving the communication needs of the county’s departments and managing media relations. “We’re excited to have Linda in this position with her unique background,” said Dawson. “Linda’s great experience in both local government and TV news will help to enhance the storytelling of Napa County and deepen our relationships with media outlets.”
Ong most recently worked as the senior communications specialist for Brighton, Colorado where she led public and media relations. She brings nearly ten years of experience as a producer, anchor and reporter in television news, including at the NBC Today Show in New York City, ABC News Nashville and NBC El Paso. Ong is an Emmy Award winner for her 2015 reporting on race relations in Springfield, Missouri.
Ong earned her master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Riverside where she played on the Women’s Golf Team. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she is thrilled to be back in Northern California with her husband and looks forward to serving the county in her new role.
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