Ariana Donley joined Government Social Media in 2021 as a Web and Social Media Specialist. She graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a minor in Human Rights.
Ariana then worked for TV news stations in Texas, Oklahoma and Alabama, gaining experience in crime and courts reporting, multimedia journalism and anchoring. She initially served the Birmingham Police Department as a Crime Prevention Officer and later as the department’s first Public Relations Manager.
She is passionate about GSM’s mission to provide help and resources to government social media communicators and enjoys the positive and supportive team work environment.
During time off, you will find Ariana playing with her three young children, working on a DIY home improvement project with her husband, reading a good book or enjoying the great outdoors with her favorite canine companion.