Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory has decided that he is hiring Jamie Angelle to fill the post of Chief Communications Officer.

Cydra Wingerter, the new Chief Administrative Officer, used to hold that position.

Angelle has a experience in the journalism business as he is currently with KATC. He will start his new job on March 2..

Mayor-President Guillory says,

"As an Acadiana native and fellow Army Veteran, I am excited to have Jamie join our team as CCO. His extensive background in both media and government operations will be a great asset to this administration in providing up-to-date information on issues affecting Lafayette Parish."

Angelle was working as an intelligence analyst in the Army until he decided to retire in 2017.

Angelle says,

"I am honored to have been appointed to this position by Mayor-President Guillory. I look forward to using my background in journalism to share with the citizens of Lafayette the great work being done by Lafayette Consolidated Government and to ensure the Mayor-President's goals of maintaining transparency and openness are realized."