Talbott was one of 12 graduates to make the inaugural Department of Health Comms Graduate Scheme. He joins straight from university.
He reports into head of comms Karl Brookes who joined in May.
NHS Salford was hailed by industry professionals last month for an innovative outreach event in a traditional fruit and veg market.
The event, which took place on 2 October in Salford Market, was aimed at improving people's health while promoting the new NHS constitution, which outlines for the first time what people can expect from the NHS. The stall was been organised by the in-house comms team, led by Brookes.