Jay Socol has served as the City of College Station’s Director of Public Communications since October 2009.
Before joining College Station, Jay led the office of Communications & Marketing Services for the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, or TEEX — a state agency under The Texas A&M University System. Prior to his work with TEEX, Jay spent more than a decade as a radio news director and anchor before becoming public information officer for the City of Bryan, Texas.
A 1991 graduate of Texas A&M University (Communications/Journalism), Jay also holds Certified Public Communicator designation through Texas Christian University. He is president for the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers, and is a longtime member of the City-County Communications & Marketing Association, or 3CMA.