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From the Airwaves to the Airport

— by on March 1st, 2012

Listeners of radio stations WGCV-AM and WFMV-FM in Columbia, S.C., have heard host Kaela Harmon engage them in discussions of politics, community news and current events. Now the citizens of Columbia will be hearing from the member of Washington and Lee’s Class of 2005 in her new role: as the public relations and government affairs manager for the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.

Kaela, who majored in broadcast journalism and mass communications at W&L, arrives at her new post with several years’ experience in museum fund-raising, web producing for TV stations and writing for local publications, in addition to her radio work.

According to the article on Midlandsbiz.com, Kaela, who’s a native of South Carolina, has helmed “The Weekend Countdown” on WGCV-AM and has appeared on its sister FM station. She’s also written for lifestyle and sports magazines.

For her position at the airport, Kaela left a job in advancement for the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, which is also in Columbia.