Spencer Pryor, Public Information and Community Relations Officer for the City of North Charleston, has been named Deputy Director and Chief Communications Officer for the Charleston County Aviation Authority, owner and operator of Charleston International Airport, Charleston Executive Airport and Mount Pleasant Regional Airport.
In his new role with the Authority, Spencer will serve as the Authority’s spokesperson in the implementation and delivery of the airports impact and mission. In addition, he will oversee the airport’s Public Affairs and Human Resources Departments as well as developing and overseeing enterprise wide diversity initiatives.
Spencer has come full circle at the Charleston International Airport. In his early career Spencer worked for the airport as the Ground Transportation Manager where he planned, supervised, controlled and managed the 24-hour operation. In 2009, while working for the City of North Charleston, Spencer was appointed to serve on the Charleston County Aviation Authority board where he was elected Treasurer, and Secretary.
"We’re thrilled to have Spencer return in a leadership role with the airport," said Executive Director and CEO Paul G. Campbell, Jr. "Spencer has done an outstanding job in his role on the Charleston County Aviation Authority board and his vast knowledge of the aviation industry and extensive experience in leadership and public relations will play a significant part in the success of the airport."
During his career with the City of North Charleston, Spencer led crisis communications, media relations, community relations, employee relations efforts, and built relationships between the department and its key stakeholders to include civic and business organizations, as well as political leaders. Prior to joining the City of North Charleston, Spencer worked as a news anchor and reporter for WCBD TV 2 where he received several awards for his work in aiding consumers through the stations "Action Line" franchise.
Spencer began work at the Aviation Authority on July 22nd.