State of the City: José Bayona, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Ethnic and Community Media

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Meet José Bayona, one Mayor Eric Adams’ closest advisors, and now the first to head the brand new Office of Ethnic and Community Media. Bayona is a Colombian immigrant who came to New York City and began his career as a journalist for the NY Daily News’ Spanish-language outlet, Hora Hispana.

In this episode of State of the City, Bayona tells us about his journey to City Hall, and why it is so important for community media to have a positive working relationship with the mayor’s office. Read our profile on him here: https://politicsny.com/2021/12/28/jos…

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