Chief Communications Officer

Chief Communications Officer

Andy Jenks

Community Relations Office
ajenks@chccs.k12.nc.us
919-967-8211 x28227

Andy Jenks joined CHCCS in September of 2021. 

As Chief Communications Officer, Andy collaborates across all departments to ensure public understanding and support of the mission, vision and goals of the district. Andy also serves as the official spokesperson for CHCCS, while leading a variety of responsibilities that include news media relations, internal and external communications, public records requests, social media, video production and community relations activities/events.

Before joining CHCCS, Andy served as Chief of Communications and Community Engagement for Henrico County Public Schools in Virginia, a school system of 50,000 students and 72 schools located in the metro-Richmond region. Prior to that, he was a television news anchor and reporter at stations in Richmond, Utica, NY, and Syracuse, NY. He is a graduate of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications. 

Andy and his wife are the parents of three children, who are expected to be part of the graduating classes of 2028, 2029 and 2031.