Vito Maggiolo currently serves as the Public Information Officer for the DC Fire and EMS Department, handling a variety of media and community inquiries for the fire department serving the Nation's Capitol, as well as having primary responsibility for the department's social media.
Prior to working for the Department, Maggiolo had a 35 year career with the Cable News Network as an assignment editor and producer. During his tenure with the network. Maggiolo covered a number of major stories, including the Oklahoma City Bombing, The Columbine School shooting, and the events of 911. Working Internationally, he received Emmy Awards for his coverage of events in China during Tiananmen Square, as well as for his work as lead producer in Baghdad during the first Gulf War.