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VisitPITTSBURGH Names Kristin Wenger Communications Director

Published: 07/07/2017

PITTSBURGH - VisitPITTSBURGH, the official tourism promotion agency for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, announced the promotion of Kristin (Mitchell) Wenger to the position of communications director.

Wenger joined VisitPITTSBURGH in 2000 after working at the Keebler Company in Charlotte, North Carolina. Kristin has excelled in her role in the communications department at VisitPITTBSURGH and has helped Pittsburgh gain positive media coverage, not only locally, regionally and nationally, but internationally as well, through press tours and press events.

"Kristin has become an invaluable member of our Marketing team as she continues to exceed even the highest expectations we have set for her," said Tom Loftus, chief marketing officer for VisitPITTSBURGH. "Her work with the media, especially with press tours and press events, continue to help position Pittsburgh in the most favorable light. She also has fantastic relationships with her public relations counterparts at our attractions, museums and hotels. She not only embraces any changes that come her way, but continues to offer suggestions on how we can improve our service to our stakeholders."

Wenger is a graduate of Geneva College, with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and Public Relations. She is a member of the Travel and Tourism section of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and volunteers for various animal organizations. She resides in Robinson Township.

VisitPITTSBURGH is the official tourism marketing and promotion agency for Allegheny County. It is dedicated to generating convention, trade show, sports events and leisure travel business for the Pittsburgh region.