Guide to the Experts Profile
Ann E. VerWiebe | Interim Director of Marketing and Public RelationsOffice/Department: WKSU
Location: WKSU Broadcast Ctr
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Ann followed a circuitous path to the WKSU Marketing and Public Relations Department that involved a decade working in professional costume shops and a master’s degree in Arts Administration from The University of Akron. Her duties at WKSU since joining the staff in 1998 include writing and editing WKSU E-Notes, the Folk Alley Chat, and numerous press releases on topics ranging from events and programming to the many awards won by WKSU’s very talented staff. Among these awards are several prizes Ann picked up for E-newsletter and press release writing from Ohio Professional Writers, Inc. and that organization’s parent, the National Federation of Press Women. She has also spearheaded the social media efforts of WKSU, FolkAlley.com and the Kent State Folk Festival. You might recognize her from promotional booth duty at events such as the Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom and EarthFest, or from the sales table at the Kent State Folk Festival. Ann is active in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent and enjoys sewing, reading, gardening and bargain hunting. Follow Ann on Twitter @Monkeygrrl.