Carla Banks was named public affairs officer for Orange County government Wednesday.
Banks will be responsible for informing the public about Orange County government programs and services. She will create news releases and utilize social media to circulate information to residents.
For six and a half years, Banks served as the manager of communications for the city of Kissimmee. Fla. She has also worked as a news anchor and reporter for TV stations in Missouri, Georgia and Florida.
Banks will officially begin on Sept. 17.