katie_ferber-150x150Barnett Cox & Associates has hired former KSBY-TV news producer Katie Ferber as project coordinator.

Experienced with tight deadlines and high-pressure assignments, Ferber will keep the busy firm’s public relations and advertising efforts humming along.

Ferber produced KSBY’s 6 p.m. news for the past three years, earning a “best newscast” Golden Mike Award along the way. She previously worked as news producer at KCOY-TV in Santa Maria.

A 2011 Cal Poly graduate, Ferber earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and minored in agricultural communications. She is a member of Leadership SLO Class XXIV.

“Katie is a wonderful addition to our staff,” said Maggie Cox, president and co-owner of BCA. “In addition to being highly efficient and organized, she has amazing traditional and social media skills, stays up-to-date on emerging trends and is passionate about the local community. She’s a perfect fit for BCA.”