Visit Tuscaloosa has named Chelsea Barton-Kelly its new marketing content manager.
A native of Marion and a graduate of Judson College, Barton-Kelly served 12 years at WVUA 23, where she served as a lead reporter and anchor. She has been an active member of the Tuscaloosa community since her arrival there in 2011. She currently serves on the board at United Cerebral Palsy of West Alabama and the Tuscaloosa Police Athletic League. She is an active member of Junior League of Tuscaloosa and was named to the Tuscaloosa News’ 40 Under 40.
“We are thrilled to welcome Chelsea to our Visit Tuscaloosa team,” said Kelsey Rush, president and CEO of Visit Tuscaloosa. “The time and effort she invested in Tuscaloosa during her tenure at WVUA has her well positioned to promote our community and the unique stories of the people who make it special.”
As marketing content manager, Barton-Kelly will contribute to the organization’s advertising, media relations, content creation and digital presence. These efforts will focus on strengthening Tuscaloosa’s tourism brand to enhance quality of life, increase overnight visitation, tourism expenditures and tax revenue.