U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) today formally announced the appointment of Jennifer Morrill as his new Press Secretary in the state of New Jersey. Morrill, a seasoned communications professional, comes from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office and has prior experience in local government and as a news reporter.
“I am very excited to welcome Jennifer to our team,” said Sen. Menendez. “Her extensive communications experience, high reputation, alongside with her deep knowledge and established relationships with New Jersey media will be an asset to both me and my office as she comes ready to hit the ground running from day one.”
“It is an honor and a privilege to join Senator Menendez’s communications team,” said Morrill. “Senator Menendez is a champion for the people of New Jersey in Washington and I am excited to help amplify his great work in our state and deepen his long-standing relationships with media on his behalf.”
“I am thrilled to have Jennifer join our talented communications team. Her skillset, deep experience and passion for media relations will be a great asset for our press operation in New Jersey,” said Francisco Pelayo, Sen. Menendez’s Communications Director. “I look forward to working with Jennifer and the rest of our team to continue amplifying the Senator’s hard work for New Jerseyans in every corner of the state.”
Prior to working as a senior member of the Hudson Country Prosecutor’s Office, Morrill was the Associate Vice-President for Corporate Communications at CarePoint Health and served as the Press Secretary and Communications Director the City of Jersey City for fourteen years. Morrill, who started her career as a reporter for The Jersey Journal, holds a M.S. Journalism Degree from Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University. She’s a long-time resident of Jersey City where she lives with her two daughters.