Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory announced today the hiring of current KATC reporter Jamie Angelle to fill the Chief Communications Officer (CCO) position.
"In this role, Angelle will be responsible for public relations and official communications for the city and parish. Angelle’s work will support Guillory’s efforts to be accessible and responsive to the public. Angelle’s appointment will become effective March 2, 2020," a release from LCG states.
Angelle most recently worked as a multi-media journalist at KATC TV3 and as a morning anchor on NEWS15 Today at KADN. Prior to his roles in local media, Angelle served as an intelligence analyst in the United States Army until retiring in 2017.
Editor's note: For the remainder of his time at KATC TV3, Jamie will not be reporting on or involved in any stories involving Lafayette government.