“I am pleased to bring someone with Josh’s diverse background onboard as staunton’s engagement and communications manager,” said Staunton City Manager Leslie Beauregard. “Throughout his career he has demonstrated a passion for community engagement and connecting with people that is absolutely critical to the success of our City’s engagement and communication program. I believe Josh will tell our city’s story well.”
Before coming to the City of Staunton, Knight was the chief meteorologist at WACH Fox TV in Columbia, S.C., where he managed a team of meteorologists.
Knight was also an on-air meteorologist at WJLA ABC7 TV in Washington, D.C., WKRC Local 12 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and at WHSV-TV3 in Harrisonburg.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in communication from the University of Miami.
“I am thrilled to join the dedicated team in Staunton in a role that will give me a chance to meet and work directly with the citizens of the Queen City and key leaders in the community,” said Knight. “This will be a return to the Shenandoah Valley for me, more than a decade in the making. My family and I are excited to get back closer to family and raise our children in such a beautiful place with so many wonderful people.”