Sharpe steps into new role as legislative analyst

Charlene Sharpe steps into new role as legislative analyst

Snow Hill, Maryland (June 3, 2024) – The Worcester County Commissioners appointed Charlene Sharpe to the newly-created position of legislative analyst. She stepped into her new role May 31, 2024.

“Charlene has earned the community’s respect for her professionalism and her fair and accurate news coverage,” Chief Administrative Officer Weston Young said. “She can hit the ground running covering Worcester County. Her strong oral and written communications skills make her the solid choice to represent the county’s legislative interests.”

Sharpe brings nearly two decades covering Worcester County as a journalist to her new position. In 2007 she earned a degree in journalism from the University of Richmond. From 2014 to 2024 she worked as a reporter for the Maryland Coast Dispatch. Prior to that time, she worked in the news industry as a reporter for the Delmarva Media Group. For her feature story writing, the MDDC Press Association awarded her first place for excellence in news reporting.

“I’m honored to be working with local, state, and federal representatives to further the interest of Worcester County Government and its residents,” Sharpe said. “I look forward to the opportunity to serve my community in this new role.”

Sharpe is a Worcester County native and Stephen Decatur High School graduate who is active in the community. She previously served on the Lower Shore Land Trust Board of Directors, and she volunteers for the Great Pocomoke Fair.