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RALEIGH – The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) today announced Maggie Bizzell as its new Senior Communications Manager. In this role, Bizzell will oversee EDPNC’s media relations, which includes interviews and inquiries, press releases, project announcements and social media. She is replacing previous communications manager Mary Wilson.

Bizzell comes from the North Carolina Department of Information Technology, where she focused on internal communications, awareness and branding initiatives, and provided communications support for agency leadership, among other things. She is a graduate of Meredith College and holds an MPA from East Carolina University as well as a master’s degree in communications and public relations from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications.

For media inquiries, please contact Maggie Bizzell by emailing maggie.bizzell@edpnc.com or by calling 919-717-0409.

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) is focused on recruiting new businesses to the state, supporting the needs of existing businesses, connecting exporters to global customers, helping small business owners get their start, and attracting tourists and visitors from all over the world. In pursuit of sustainable job-creation and investment in North Carolina, the EDPNC works closely with public- and private-sector partners at the state, regional and local levels.