FALK NAMES WESCOTT NEW PRESS AIDE
November 02, 2007
Topf Wells, 266-9069
Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk today (11/2/07) appointed Joshua Wescott as her press liaison. Falk said: “Josh brings excellent experience as a journalist and as a spokesperson for elected officials. He has a strong sense of community and public services, demonstrated by his seven years of volunteer service as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). He will provide journalists and citizens timely, accurate, and honest information about Dane County government.”
Wescott currently serves as Communications Director for State Senator Judy Robson. He has been the News Director for Clear Channel Communications in Madison and a reporter and columnist for local magazines and newspapers. He has won several awards for his radio journalism.
Wescott has excellent experience in county government. He has served on the Portage County Health & Human Services Board and is currently in his fifth year of service as a member of Dane County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee. He has served as an EMT in Middleton, Waunakee, and Belleville.
Wescott has a B.A. degree in Political Science from UW-Stevens Point. He lives with his wife and two children in Belleville. Wescott’s starting date is November 19th; his starting salary is $71,032.
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