Representative-elect Frank Guinta has named veteran journalist J. Mark Powell as his new communications director. Powell is tasked with handling inquiries from the news media, providing timely updates on legislative activities in Washington, fielding interview requests, and assisting Congressman Guinta in maintaining close contact with reporters, editors and other interested parties in New Hampshire’s First Congressional District.
Powell has 30 years experience in local and national news, including 14 years working for CNN in Atlanta. He has reported everywhere from the country courthouse to the White House, has won several journalistic awards, and is a published novelist.