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Mark Johnson '88 Named Communications Director for NC Governor

June 4, 2010

Mark Johnson nt.jpgJune 4, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Mark Johnson, political reporter for the Charlotte Observer and Raleigh News & Observer and 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed communications director for North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue. The Charlotte Business Journal reports that Johnson will begin his new job June 28. (photo: The Fund for American Studies)

Johnson has covered three gubernatorial elections, three U.S. Senate elections and eleven sessions of the North Carolina legislature. In 2003, he returned to DePauw to discuss his experiences as an embedded reporter with the 82nd Airborne in Iraq.  Read more in this previous story.