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Former SOS spokeswoman joins DPO

Molly Woon follows former boss, Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins to Democratic Party of Oregon.

COURTESY PHOTO - Molly WoonMolly Woon, who worked as spokeswoman for former Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins, is following her old boss to the Democratic Party of Oregon.

Woon announced on Twitter that she will be joining the DPO in a week as the party's communications director.

Atkins, who finished her term as secretary of state in January, now heads the DPO as chairwoman.

Woon was one of several candidates for the new position as the party's communications director.

She previously served as chief of staff for Oregon Senate Majority Office, government relations associate for the City of Portland and communications director and other roles the Oregon Senate Democratic Majority Office.

Woon also DJs a music program from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays on Oregon Public Broadcasting.