ALBANY—Representative Scott Murphy has poached Maggie McKeon, an aide to David Paterson, to be his new communications director.
McKeon is currently based in Paterson's Albany press shop, and previously worked as a press aide to Assemblyman Michael Gianaris of Queens. A central New York native, she started in the executive branch in late 2007 and became a press assistant to David Paterson in June 2008.
"Maggie is tremendously talented and will be an incredible asset for Scott Murphy and the people of the 20th district," said Peter Kauffmann, Paterson's communications director.
McKeon's exact start date is still being worked out.