York County is pleased to announce the hiring of Greg Suskin as York County’s Public Information Officer (PIO). Suskin is no stranger to the York County community as he has lived and served as a reporter in this area for 21 years. Daily, Suskin has served the York County community and Charlotte-Metro region, by reporting accurate and clear news. In each story, Suskin has shown passion in his reporting; as well as, context and viewer value.
“York County is extremely lucky and proud to have Greg join our team. For years, he has written and created compelling and informative content both on-air and online,” said David Hudspeth, York County Manager. “We are looking forward to Greg using his talents and experience to develop and direct our public information efforts more efficiently and effectively to the public and media.”
In his new role, Suskin will be a part of the York County Management Office and be responsible for developing and implementing the county’s strategic and comprehensive public outreach plans. He will work closely with York County elected officials, management, and departments to provide information about York County projects and initiatives to the public and media through a variety of sources. He will also serve as the communication lead for any emergency event in York County.
"I'm thrilled to be able to serve York County in an entirely new way. My wife Heather and I have called York County home since 2000, and we've raised three kids here,” said Suskin. “We love this area and have witnessed so many positive changes. Now, I'll be able to tell those stories, build new relationships, and help showcase the strength of the people here. I can't wait."
Suskin has a Bachelors in Journalism from Auburn University in Auburn, AL. For the last 21 years Suskin has served as a reporter for WSOC-TV in Charlotte, NC. Before his job with WSOC-TV, he was a reporter for WYFF-TV in Greenville, SC; WAAY-TV in Huntsville, AL; and, WCFT-TV in Tuscaloosa, AL.
Suskin’s first day will be Tuesday, Sept. 7.