Joe Gumm Director of Public Relations
ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA – Joe Gumm has been hired as Rockdale’s new public relations manager.
With over 20 years of experience in public relations, news media, marketing and communications, Gumm will be responsible for the county’s overall communications strategy, including public relations, web presence and communications. social media.
âI am grateful for this exciting new opportunity with the talented team of public relations professionals already in place and look forward to serving the residents of Rockdale County through this important role. “
Gumm has held similar positions within the Atlanta Small Business Network, as well as within a digital startup. Prior to working for Rockdale County, he worked for several Fortune 500 media companies such as: Disney, Scripps, Tegna and Sinclair Broadcast Group in various capacities.
âWe are extremely pleased to welcome Director Joe Gumm and his family to what we believe to be the largest county in Georgia – Rockdale County,â said President Oz Nesbitt, Sr. âWe are confident that the relationship public, media, marketing, and communication skills and talents will fully support the strategic initiatives focused on the community and citizens of Rockdale County. Please join me in welcoming Director Joe Gumm to the greater Georgia County. “
Gumm holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Texas at Arlington, a Master of Science in Communication and Mass Media from Purdue University, and a Certificate in Strategic Communication Management.