Spano Appoints Lisa Reyes as Deputy Director

YONKERS – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano announced his appointment of Lisa Reyes as the city’s new Deputy Communications Director.

“I know Lisa will use her years of experience in communications to great advantage,” said Mayor Mike Spano. “She will certainly prove to be an incredible asset for this city, with her diverse background specifically as a former journalist, she will bring a fresh new perspective to our Communications team.”

Lisa previously served as the Communications Specialist at Westchester County, where she served as the key launcher of the County’s Public Service Announcement Campaign “Kick COVID-19 to the Curb,” served as the Public Relations Liaison for the Office of Economic Development, managed the distribution of proclamations and certificates, created content for all social media platforms and served as the County’s key communications for the Spanish-speaking community. Prior to joining Westchester County, Reyes served as an Assistant News Director for WTXL ABC 27, News Manager Apprentice for The E.W. Scripps Company and was a well-known reporter for News 12 Westchester for 10 years. Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Media Studies from New York University.

“The City of Yonkers has been home to News 12 Westchester since its inception. I spent so much time in the community and focused on covering the growth, development and culture of this thriving city,” said Lisa Reyes. “I welcome the opportunity to work alongside Mayor Mike Spano and his administration and hope to make a difference by continuing to share stories of our Yonkers neighbors and follow the evolution of New York’s third largest city.”

Reyes will support Mayor Spano’s Communications Office by developing and coordinating comprehensive communication programs and strategies to promote the City of Yonkers and its administration.

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