Veteran Communications Strategist Allyson Wilson Joins Alsobrooks Administration as Communications Director

Prince George's County News Release

LARGO, MD – The Prince George’s County Executive’s Office is pleased to announce the hiring of Allyson Wilson as its new Communications Director. With a multi-disciplinary background spanning over two decades in journalism and strategic communications, Allyson brings a wealth of experience to her new role in the Alsobrooks Administration.  

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“We’re excited to welcome Allyson as our new Communications Director,” said County Executive Angela Alsobrooks. “Allyson’s wealth of experience in communications and relationships with media are assets that will help ensure that the great work of our Administration reaches the residents of Prince George’s County and beyond.” 


“Allyson will guide communications strategy for the Office of the County Executive,” said Joy Russell, Chief of Staff for the County. “Her two decades of experience across journalism, political campaigns, and policy and advocacy communications will empower us to grow and refine our communications program.” 


Allyson’s career has been defined by her ability to craft and execute dynamic communications strategies that drive engagement and advocacy. She has held positions as Deputy Director of Communications for Terry McAuliffe’s 2009 gubernatorial campaign, Director of Digital Strategy and Content Marketing at the American Chemistry Council, Head of Global Communications for the Institute for Sustainable Communities, and Senior Director of Communications for Closed Loop Partners, a circular economy private equity firm. Allyson also led communications for Washington, Ward 5 DC Councilmember Zachary Parker’s 2022 campaign. In 2021, working with the U.S. Climate Action Network, she developed and executed an outreach and education campaign for the 26th United Nations Conference of Parties (COP26), to help international policymakers better understand the importance of centering equity and community engagement in climate change solutions. Allyson is committed to issues and causes that help build healthier communities. 


“The Alsobrooks Administration is doing important work to advance the lives of Prince George’s County residents,” said Wilson. “This is an opportunity to lead an enthusiastic and talented team that is committed to effectively communicating the successes achieved through the Alsobrooks Administration and the County Executive’s vision for Prince George’s County.” 


Prior to joining the Alsobrooks Administration, Allyson worked as a reporter for NBC News' Climate In Crisis where she covered climate change policy and climate technology. She also worked as a reporter for FOX 5 DC from 2006-2009 and has held reporter and anchor positions at television stations in Memphis, TN, Huntsville, AL, and Savannah, GA. Allyson is a Washington, DC native and a graduate of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.