Nancy Leuenhagen is the Communications Director for Washoe County and brings a diverse media background to her position.
As a former television and radio journalist, Nancy brings nearly two decades of media experience to the position and prides herself on using those skills to connect the public to each and every aspect that Washoe County has to offer from its more than 30 departments. The Communications Division is located within the Office of the County Manager and is responsible for all internal and external communications, media relations, website, social media, and all Countywide print and digital outreach.
Prior to working at Washoe County, Leuenhagen served as the Communications Manager and Public Information Officer at the Washoe County School District. Before moving to the Reno area with her husband and family in 2004, she spent nearly two decades as a broadcast journalist working as a television news anchor/reporter and radio talk-show host in the Midwest. Nancy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.