Gov.-elect Peter Shumlin has tapped a former Dean aide and a TV reporter to lead his communications team.
The Democrat announced that a familiar face at WCAX News-- Reporter Bianca Slota-- will be his press secretary. Slota has been a reporter at WCAX for the past three years and is a currently our Montpelier bureau chief.
Sue Allen who was former Gov. Howard Dean's press secretary will become a senior aide heading up communications strategy for Gov.-elect Shumlin. Allen is a former editor of the Barre Montpelier Times-Argus.
During the campaign, Shumlin pledged to slash the number of communication positions in state government to save money.
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