was named Director of Communications for the City Commission
on Human Rights in July 2002. She is responsible for communicating
to the public the mission of CCHR and how it works to protect the
civil rights of all New Yorkers. She also serves as the agency’s
liaison with the news media - responding to press inquiries and
preparing news releases.
Her last assignment was that of Deputy Director of Communications
for the Queens District Attorney’s Office. There she helped
advise the District Attorney on media policy and relations. Ms.
Herzog also worked closely with assistant district attorneys and
the media, gathering and disseminating information on investigations,
prosecutions and trials. Prior to that, she served in the NYPD’s
Public Information Division as a spokesperson and head writer. She
also coordinated the Police Commissioner’s weekly press availability
and organized major press conferences.
Ms. Herzog was also a staff photographer for the Mayor as well as
a member of the media, freelancing as both a writer and photographer
for some of the City’s daily publications and wire services.
Ms. Herzog has a M.A. in Journalism from NYU and a B.S. in Graphic
Design from the University of Bridgeport. She resides in Manhattan.