|North Carolina Department of Public Safety|
|For Immediate Release
June 1, 2001
Public Information Officer
Pam Walker named Public Information Director
RALEIGH- Secretary Theodis Beck has named Pamela Walker as the Departments director of public information, effective June 1.
"I have great confidence in Ms. Walker and her abilities," said Secretary Beck. "Her background and expertise in working with the news media is an asset and I know that she will always work for the best interest of this department and the administration."
Before joining the department in April 2000, Walker had 10 years experience in communications, primarily in the broadcast media. She was a news producer for WNCN-NBC 17 in Raleigh for two years. Prior to that, Walker was a news producer at a television station in Miami, Florida.
Walkers background also includes experience as a television news writer and reporter. She began her career as a reporter for WJKA-TV in Wilmington. A Charlotte native, Walker holds a bachelors degree in speech communication from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
As public information director, Walkers duties will include coordinating the Departments public relations program. She will also be responsible for responding to media inquiries, issuing press releases and overseeing agency publications. Walker replaces Tracy Little who was promoted to deputy secretary for the Department May 1.
"It is quite an honor to replace the person who brought me into the Correction family," said Walker. "I am very excited about this opportunity and hope to continue to build on the integrity of the Department and its employees."
In her spare time, Walker enjoys working with her husband, Jamie, renovating their Angier home, which was built in 1938. She is also an avid sports fan, particularly Tar Heel basketball and the NFL.
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