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.