Juan Mendieta is the Director of Communications at Miami Dade College. He began this post in 2004 and oversees all marketing, media relations, internal communications, Web services, social media and crisis communications for the institution. Prior to joining MDC, Juan served as Director of Miami-Dade County’s Communications Department. In addition, he served as chief public information officer for Miami-Dade. Previously, Juan served as Press Secretary for the Miami-Dade Mayor’s Office. Before his service at the county, Juan was a reporter with Miami’s WSVN Channel 7. Before television, he worked as a news anchor at several prominent Miami radio stations including 610 WIOD and 940 WINZ.