1 BRIDGEPORT NAMES NEW PIO
Effective Monday, a longtime Bridgeport resident and employee will take on the responsibilities of public information officer for the city of Bridgeport.
Terron Jones was named Thursday as the new interim PIO for the city in an announcement from Mayor Joe Ganim.
“I look forward to the opportunity to assist in communications between our first responders, media partners and community members,” Jones said in a news release. “I am passionate about public safety and am humbled to serve my city in this role.”
Jones spent the last five years working in the Department of Public Health and the Emergency Operations Center, alongside Scott Appleby, director of emergency management and homeland security.
In his interim role, Jones’ duties include gathering and disseminating emergencyrelated public information to elected officials, the media and the community for the purpose of clarity and public safety.