Saturday, November 22, 2014
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FWFD names new Public Information Officer

The Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD) announces its new Public Information Officer (PIO), Susan Banta.  Banta will serve as a civilian PIO providing media, corporate and community relations as well as events planning.

Banta's work experience includes serving as Region Corporate Communications Manager for Indiana Michigan Power/American Electric Power, Highway Safety Specialist for U.S. Dept. of Transportation/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and, Public Information Specialist for the Indiana State Police.  She is a graduate of Ball State University, Muncie, Ind.

"I am thrilled to have this opportunity to serve the men and women of the Fort Wayne Fire Department and the City of Fort Wayne," said Banta.  "My work will be to communicate the accomplishments of Chief Tim Davie and the FWFD team as well as their dedication to making Fort Wayne as safe as possible," she added.