Wyoming governor names new spokesman

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon talks with supporters before the start of the annual Chamber banquet. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has a new spokesman.

Michael Pearlman begins his new job Thursday. He previously was a reporter and editor at Wyoming newspapers including the Jackson Hole News & Guide.

He’s also worked in marketing at Sierra Trading Post in Cheyenne.

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According to an Associated Press report, Pearlman was a child actor who appeared in films and the television show “Charles in Charge” in the 1980s. He holds a journalism degree from New York University.

Previous Gordon spokeswoman Rachel Girt plans to go back to working in private-sector communications.

Gordon took office in January. He continues to hire staff including Karen Hayes as executive assistant; Lachelle Brant, Erica Legerski and Beth Callaway as policy advisers; and Pamela Perea to manage boards and commissions.

Pearlman appears in the following YouTube video, which is the opening credits sequence for Charles in Charge, a television sitcom starring Pearlman and Scott Baio.


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