SRU alumna named Salisbury communications director

Linda McElroy, who earned a bachelor's degree in communications from Slippery Rock University in 1996, has been selected as the communications director for the City of Salisbury, North Carolina.

City Manager Lane Bailey said McElroy brings a wealth of experience to the position. 

Prior to joining the Salisbury team, McElroy served as a public information specialist for the Virginia State Bar in Richmond, Virginia. She has also worked for the Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority as a public relations manager; Henrico County Public Schools in Virginia as a public information specialist; the Noland Company in Newport News, Virginia, as a corporate communications specialist; the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation as a public relations associate, and Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia as a public relations and special events representative. 

She begins her new position Sept. 28.