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UNC hires former McCrory communications director

A 2015 photo shows then-Governor Pat McCrory, center, talking with his Communications Director Josh Ellis, left, during the unveiling of the governor's proposed 2015-2017 Budget for North Carolina.
A 2015 photo shows then-Governor Pat McCrory, center, talking with his Communications Director Josh Ellis, left, during the unveiling of the governor's proposed 2015-2017 Budget for North Carolina. clowenst@newsobserver.com

Josh Ellis, who was former Gov. Pat McCrory’s communications director, has been hired at the General Administration of the UNC system.

Ellis recently joined the system offices in Chapel Hill as associate vice president for media relations. His annual salary in the new position is $120,000, according to a UNC spokeswoman.

Before his time in the governor’s office, Ellis worked at the state Department of Commerce. He is a former journalist and a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate.

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