Public Information Officer

Alex Frick is the Public Information Officer for the City of Newton. 

Alex grew up in Hickory and graduated from St. Stephens High School before enrolling at Davidson College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in English. His most recent position prior to becoming Newton’s PIO was as a Multimedia Journalist with the Hickory Daily Record. He spent two years at the Record reporting on police, courts, businesses and non-profits.

Alex joined the City of Newton in November 2014.

You may reach Alex at (828) 695-4266 or