James Daniels joined Pinal County in February 2020 to set up the County’s first Communications and Marketing Department. He leads a team of thirteen staff who oversee, amongst other elements, the County’s website, external and internal communications, social media, video content, and branding, as well as operate the County’s Citizen Contact Center.
James previously launched Arizona State University’s first internal video production department within ASU’s Enterprise Marketing Hub, rising to Senior Director in his nearly seven years at the University.
A native of London, James worked as a television producer and director for United Kingdom broadcasters the BBC and ITV for a decade, prior to relocating to Arizona in 2011. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, UK.