New Hanover County Schools has selected its next Chief Communications Officer, Ann Gibson. Gibson has been a resident of the Cape Fear region since 2016 and has worked as a Freelance Writer in Wilmington, North Carolina since relocating from Harrisburg, NC. Mrs. Gibson is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Individual Studies, Print Media Production.
After earning her degree, Gibson remained in the District of Columbia and Maryland area working for Warren Publishing, Johns Hopkins University, and Discovery Communication. In 2006 she relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina where she worked in a range of public relations and marketing positions. Gibson served as the Director of Communications and Marketing for the City of Kannapolis and the Director of Communications for the Town of Harrisburg, North Carolina.
“Mrs. Gibson brings innovative expertise in marketing and communication to New Hanover County Schools. She has spent years establishing effective communication strategies, optimizing content across marketing platforms and directing successful social media campaigns. We look forward to her knowledge and proficiency as the district looks to improve its communication and transparency within and among the Wilmington community,” stated Interim Superintendent Dr. Del Burns.
Ann Gibson’s first day with New Hanover County Schools will be Monday, March 9, 2020.