Office of the Comptroller

New PIO Brings National Journalistic Experience to the Comptroller's Office

Sean Hadley has worked in and around media for more than 10 years.

March 1, 2012 | 2 min reading time

This article is 12 years old. It was published on March 1, 2012.

Sean Hadley at his desk
Photo by Robin Boyce Title: Sean Hadley, PIO for the Comptroller, at his desk.
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From the February 2012 edition of The Comp times:

Moving with precision focus each morning into City Hall, always looking at how to tell the story of the Comptroller's Office better is how Sean Hadley, the new Public Information Officer, has taken on his new venture in media relations.

Hadley has worked in and around media for over 10 years.  He started his career in Kansas City, Missouri as an Associate Producer at the NBC affiliate.  There he assisted in coverage of the pharmacist who was arrested for diluting cancer drugs.  He also helped revamp the television station he worked for at that time KSHB's Sunday night sports show before taking a job with KSDK in St. Louis.

At KSDK Sean served as an Assignment Editor for several years.  He was involved in coordinating coverage for several big stories in the St. Louis area, including the discovery of Sean Hornbeck and the Praxair explosion.

After working for KSDK for more than four years, Hadley went to work with the National media as a producer for NBC news.  There he continued to grow and expand his editorial knowledge.  He was involved in planning news coverage for some of the nation's top stories, including the election of the country's first African-American President Barack Obama, the death of pop icon Michael Jackson, and the tornado that hit Joplin.

"Joplin was my last major story.  When I drove into that town I was totally taken aback at all the destruction.  Honestly, I wanted to turn around and go home to my family.  I'd never seen so much devastation," said Hadley.

Hadley returned to the St. Louis area after working for the network in hopes of serving more of an active role in the community.

"I'm looking forward to bringing my unique background to the Comptroller's Office.  I have a very pro-active approach and am open to ideas.  My office door is always open," says Hadley.

Welcome aboard!!!!!

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