Wanda Murren was appointed Press Secretary for the
Department on March 2, 2015.
Press Secretary, Wanda is responsible for responding to media requests for
information, developing press releases and disseminating public information
about the department through various mediums.
She will work closely with the Director of Communications and Press contributing
with speech writing and developing presentations for the Secretary’s office.
Wanda, along with the Director of Communications and Press,
serve as the Department's liaison to the Governor's Office of Communications.
As liaison, she is responsible for preparing and coordinating press releases
and public information that require integration between the Governor's Office
of Communications and Press and the Department.
Wanda is a professional journalist with 30 years of experience as a leader in the
newsroom. She started her career as a
Staff Reporter with The Evening Sun in Hanover, York County. She rose through the ranks in various
leadership positions, including News Editor, Opinion Page Editor, Managing
Editor and Chair of the Editorial Board.
Wanda is the recipient of seven (7) Pennsylvania Newspaper Association’s
Keystone Press Awards and two (2) Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing
Editors Awards. Prior to joining the
Department, She worked in the broadcast business as the senior administrator at
98.5 The Peak, home of York’s Classic Hits, and Real Country WHVR-AM.
resides in York County with her husband Darrell Crabbs Sr.