Tara Hernandez has been hired as the new marketing and communications manager for the Kent County Department of Aeronautics.
The airport said that Hernandez will be responsible for various outreach activities: the development and implementation of communication and branding strategies, campaigns and programs; represent the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to the media; coordinate market research activities; the staging of public relations and other special events and represent GFIA through public presentations and speaking engagements.
Hernandez most recently served as a sports anchor for FOX 17.
“I am very pleased to have Tara join the GFIA team,” said Brian Ryks, airport executive director. “The experience she has gained at FOX 17, along with her past employment and education, has prepared her well for the breadth of responsibilities she assumes at the airport. I am very excited about the enthusiasm and new dynamic she brings to the airport team.”