In her position, Ms. Poleo will function as communications liaison between the city and media, private and public organizations and community groups, developing informative materials concerning city operations, programs and events.
Most recently, she served from August 2008 thru October 2009 as Press Director for Manny Diaz, Mayor of the City of Miami, including acting as spokesperson during his tenure both as mayor and as president of the U. S. Conference of Mayors.
Previously, Ms. Poleo was a staff reporter for The Miami Herald for four years, covering local and international news. She served from 2003 through 2007 as Foreign Correspondent for Zeta and El Nuevo Pais, Venezuelan magazine and newspaper publications.
She has also reported for Tiempo del Mundo, the Miami Spanish language weekly newspaper, as well as the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, El Nuevo Herald and Neighbors, the Herald’s community publications. She graduated with a major in print journalism from F.I.U. in April, 2003 with cum laude honors.