Tiffany Latino, a native of Fulton, has been appointed communications director by state Sen. John A. DeFrancisco.
Latino had served as assistant communications director for the senator since 2011.
She previously worked as a news reporter for various media in Central New York.
She is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Latino is the daughter of Francine and Joseph Latino of Fulton. She resides in Liverpool.