Gabriella Landeros
Year
2019
Chapter
Position
City of Los Angeles, Communications Director

Gabriella Landeros is the Communications Director for City of Los Angeles Councilwoman, Nury Martinez. In this role, she oversees all public and media relations for the Councilwoman. Before joining the City of Los Angeles, Gabriella was the Press Secretary for the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO. She supported over 300 affiliated labor unions and 800,000 workers with their media needs and managed communications for the Federation and its President, Rusty Hicks.

Gabriella knew she wanted to help her community from a young age. When she was 10 years old, she organized a successful signature gathering campaign with her dad to save the trees in her neighborhood. Gabriella’s dedication to public service has remained constant throughout her career and life. So much, that she is also one of the first two women to have been appointed to the City of South El Monte’s Planning Commission. As a proud native of the San Gabriel Valley, Gabriella’s passion for politics is indebted to her hometown roots.

Before her involvement with local politics, Gabriella lived in Washington, D.C. and was a Presidential Appointee in the Obama Administration, where she served as Press Assistant at the U.S. Department of Commerce. In this capacity, she created a process to report daily activities to the White House and created bilingual media content for the Secretary's "Open for Business Agenda.”

Gabriella holds a bachelor’s degree in Media and Cultural Studies and minor in Spanish from the University of California, Riverside. She also spent a year abroad studying journalism in Madrid, Spain. In her personal time, you can find Gabriella running, visiting museums, and listening to oldies.