PUBLIC SECTOR: Hackney picks Flynn as deputy PR chief

Hackney Council has appointed James Flynn as its deputy head of communications.

Hackney Council has appointed James Flynn as its deputy head of

communications.



Flynn will join from Newham Council where he is communications

officer.



He replaces James Odling-Smee, who left to join the Local Government

Information Unit in July (PR Week, 24 July). Flynn will take up the new

position next month, overseeing a team of seven and reporting to

Hackney’s head of communications Marina Pirotta. Previously, Flynn

worked for three years on London Underground’s Jubilee Line extension

project.



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