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Yolanda M. Vazquez

External Affairs Director,
Office of the State’s Attorney for Howard County

Yolanda Vazquez

Yolanda Vazquez is a multiple award-winning journalist with nearly two decades’ experience in the television industry both on-camera and behind-the-scenes roles.  She joined the Howard County State’s Attorney’s office in the spring of 2019 and is responsible for developing a consistent communications plan that advances the office’s mission both externally and internally, including coordinating major community events, pitching stories to the media, and organizing speaking engagements for the State’s Attorney.

Prior to joining HoCoSAO, Ms. Vazquez worked as a general assignment reporter at Maryland Public Television and WJZ-TV in Baltimore. Earlier in her career, she took on reporting gigs in Kentucky, Texas and Florida. Ms. Vazquez has earned numerous awards, ranging from two Emmy Awards and a pair of Associated Press Awards to several silver and bronze Telly Awards. She is also an alumna of Boston University where Ms. Vazquez earned a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcasting and film.