New hire at the SLO Chamber

The San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce has hired Courtney Kienow as its new director of governmental affairs.

Previously, she was district director for state Sen. Sam Blakeslee, R-San Luis Obispo.

Kienow, who lives in San Luis Obispo, previously worked as a producer and reporter at television station KCOY after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cal Poly.