Davenport Companies Names New Director of Communication

Matt Pitta spent 25 years as a Cape-based journalist...
Matt Pitta, new director of communication for The Davenport Companies. (Courtesy photo)

SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA – The Davenport Companies of South Yarmouth, MA have announced that longtime Cape Cod journalist Matt Pitta has joined their team as the new Director of Communication and Marketing Specialist.

Pitta will oversee external communications and community relations for all divisions within The Davenport Companies including Davenport Realty Trust, Davenport Building Company, Thirwood Place, Cape Cod Fence Company, Blue Rock Golf Course, Red Jacket Resorts and All Cape Self Storage.

Pitta has been a Cape Cod based journalist for more than 25 years. He served as news director at Cape Cod Broadcasting, iHeart Media and the previous Qantum Communications. Pitta spent many years working for The Associated Press as a broadcast editor and reporter, covering major stories across New England. He has been recognized with three Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism and dozens of Associated Press awards.

“It is an honor to be joining a family-owned company with such diverse holdings in industries ranging from construction and housing to world-class resorts. I look forward to working with their amazing team of talented individuals on Cape Cod and beyond,” said Pitta.

“Matt’s experience of more than 25 years working and volunteering in the Cape Cod community made him a great fit for our team at The Davenport Companies,” said Paul Rumul, President of The Davenport Companies.

“His extensive knowledge of the issues that impact Cape Cod on a daily basis will be a valuable asset to our diversified company,” Rumul said.

The Davenport Companies, established in 1956, is now a fourth-generation family-owned business employing over 1,300 people at more than a dozen companies throughout New England. For more information visit www.thedavenportcompanies.com or contact Matt Pitta at (508)-760-9293.

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