Bedford County announces new tourism director

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BEDFORD CO., Va. (WDBJ7) Bedford County announced its new tourism director Monday.

Nicole Johnson will be the new director of tourism of Bedford County. She most recently served as the associate director for development and marketing at the National D-Day Memorial for 5 years. At the memorial, she led marketing, development, fundraising and special events efforts.

Johnson has a degree in media studies from Radford University. She previously worked for trade associations in the telecommunications and public power utility sectors in Washington, D.C.

Johnson lives in Bedford County with her husband and 6-year-old son.