Department Leadership

Danny Diehl, Public Information Director

Danny Diehl is the director of the Mecklenburg County Public Information Department. He is responsible for leading a team that manages all external and internal communications for Mecklenburg County government. This includes community relations, digital communications (web, video, and social media), employee communications, and media relations. 

He joined the County in 1996 as a public information specialist concentrating on media relations and video production. Danny was promoted to director in 2001. Prior to joining the County, he served as a reporter and nighttime assignment editor at WCNC in Charlotte. 

Danny holds a Bachelor of Science in communication with a minor in public relations from East Carolina University. 

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Headshot of Public Information Director, Danny Diehl.