Longtime reporter Janine De la Vega has been hired as the public affairs manager of the Palo Alto Police Department. She will be the first civilian to fill the role.
De la Vega has spent the last 21 years as a broadcast reporter. She started with Channel 7 last year and had spent the previous 12 years at Channel 2.
“This was a personal choice to make a career switch at this point in my life,” De la Vega stated.
She said she would be handling public information, media relations, social media and crisis communications.
Read the Daily Post’s coverage of the story here.