Greg Botelho, a former newsdesk editor at CNN Center, has been named Milton’s communications director. CITY OF MILTON

Milton names CNN editor its communications director

Milton announced that following a national search, it has named a CNN news editor its new communications director.

Greg Botelho joined Milton on Monday, Jan. 6, to lead its Communications and Engagement Department. He has more than 20 years’ media experience, including as a producer and editor for CNN Digital news in New York; Washington, D.C., and Atlanta.

Most recently, Botelho was newsdesk editor at CNN Center, producing breaking news stories and supervising a team of writers and editors.

“I am thrilled to join the city of Milton’s team, fulfilling a dream of entering public service in one of Georgia’s best communities to live, work and play,” Botelho said. “In particular, I am looking forward to connecting with Milton’s greatest asset – its highly engaged, passionate citizenry.”

Botelho has a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard University and a master’s in public policy from Georgetown University. Besides CNN, he worked at the Providence Journal in Rhode Island and Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Mass. Information:

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