Centralia Native Named New City of Columbia Public Information Officer

A Centralia native is being named the new public information officer for the City of Columbia.

City Manager John Glascock announced today (Wednesday) that Sydney Olsen will take the position, effective March 22nd.

Olsen received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Mizzou in December of 2018 and will be responsible for planning and implementing communications to keep the public, city council, and administration informed and engaged.