Elizabeth Moore brings both news media and public relations experience to the job of Director of Communications. A former media relations expert for Drew University, she also has held communications director positions with Clara Maass Medical Center and with Essex County. She also hosted the television show "Inside Essex County" from 2008-2010. Prior to working in public relations, she oversaw 12 news websites as a regional editor for AOL and spent 15 years as a reporter and columnist with the Star Ledger of Newark. She also worked as a reporter for The Oregonian in Portland, Ore. A native of Southern California, she is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, where she was the Editor of The Daily Californian. She also works as an adjunct professor, teaching media writing, journalism and public speaking at two universities in Northern New Jersey.