Rockdale County announces Joe Gumm as new Director of Public Relations

Joe Gumm


Joe Gumm Director of Public Relations





ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA – Joe Gumm has been hired as Rockdale’s new Director of Public Relations.

With more than 20 years of experience in PR, news media, marketing and communications, Gumm will be responsible for the County’s overall communications strategy, including public relations, web presence and social media.

“I am grateful for this exciting new opportunity with the talented team of PR professionals already in place and look forward to serving the residents of Rockdale County through this important role.”

Gumm has served in similar roles with the Atlanta Small Business Network, as well as with a digital startup company. 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.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Director Joe Gumm and his family to what we believe is the greatest county in Georgia – Rockdale County,” expressed Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. “We are confident that Director Gumm’s public relations, news media, marketing, and communication talents and skills will fully support Rockdale County’s strategic community and citizen focused initiatives. Please join me in welcoming Director Joe Gumm to the greatest County in Georgia.”

Gumm has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Texas at Arlington, a Master of Science degree in Communications and Mass Media from Purdue University and a certificate in Strategic Communication Management.

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