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Marketing & Communications

Marketing and Communications is Lenoir-Rhyne University’s dedicated communications agency. Our results-oriented team of experienced and talented professionals provide leadership, strategy, services, and support to advance the LR brand and help the University achieve its mission.

We collaborate with you to ensure successful, targeted, collaborative communications. We do it all: strategy, planning, public and media relations, emergency communications, marketing, web development, social media, video, photography, and graphic design.

Contact us today. Our team looks forward to working with you to advance LR.

Positioning Statement Marketing Policy

Project Protocol

The marketing office has designated the following key contacts for specific marketing project requests:
  • Lisa Crawford: project management for undergraduate & graduate studies, advancement, student life, athletics, University publications, advertising initiatives, and other undergraduate programming initiatives.
  • Leslie Ellis: project management for website, social media, Friends of LR, and the University City Commission.
  • Angela Reiter: director of marketing and communications



Profile Magazine is Lenoir-Rhyne's alumni magazine and is produced three times a year. Our spring and fall issues are in print and digital formats, while the summer issue is entirely online. The digital version of the magazine is an interactive storytelling experience that combines all the benefits of the print edition while blending text, photography, and video in a beautifully designed and responsive format.

Southern Bulletin is a publication for friends of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary of Lenoir-Rhyne University. Two issues are produced each year.



Freelance Opportunities & Internships are available upon need. If interested, please reach out to the Director of Marketing & Communications.

Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Student Social Media Ambassador (SSMA) Program is designed to provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to enhance their professional portfolios in a unique real-world environment.


Please reach out to Lisa Crawford with photo and video requests.

Press Policy Editorial Style Guide

Submit a Story Idea

Submit Ads for Student Life Channel

Orca TV is LR’s student life channel that displays rotating ads on TVs throughout campus. This is a great way to get information out to students, faculty, and staff. Have an event, or information you want to share? Submit your own ad at lr.orcatv.com.


Cory Butzin

Marketing Communications Specialist

Lisa Crawford

Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications, Project Management

Leslie Ellis

Digital Communications Specialist

Anna Fletcher

Art Director, Marketing & Communications

Doug Minor

Associate Vice President for Digital Strategy

Mikeala Skelton

Digital Media Producer