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The University of Richmond Media and Public Relations team works with national and local reporters to advance the recognition and academic reputation of the University of Richmond. They connect faculty and staff with reporters to share their expertise. The team includes:

Cynthia Price, Associate Vice President of Media & Public Relations
cprice2@richmond.edu
804-287-6659

Cynthia has helped placed opinion pieces and quotes from UR President Ronald A. Crutcher and faculty and staff, particularly in the Robins School of Business, in The Washington Post, USA Today, Fast Company, and more.

An expert in crisis communications, reputation management and media relations, she began her career as a newspaper reporter and then launched a business magazine for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. She spent a decade as the spokesperson for an urban police department with high-profile cases that often-made headlines. She also led communications efforts, including its rebranding, for ChildFund International.

Cynthia has served as president and in numerous board roles for the National Federation of Press Women and Virginia Professional Communicators. She is a board member of the College Communicators Association of Virginia and D.C. and  an active member of the Richmond Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. 

Cynthia’s beats include: The Office of the President, Business & Finance, Enrollment Management, Information Services, the Robins School of Business and Public Safety.

Sunni Brown, Director of Media & Public Relations
sbrown5@richmond.edu
804-289-8056

Working closely with the STEM majors out of the School of Arts and Sciences and Richmond School of Law, Sunni prides herself on communicating complex information in a way that is easy for anyone to understand. Her efforts have resulted in placements in The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, and more.

Before coming to UR, she served as the media spokesperson for the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. Earlier in her career she worked as an anchor and reporter at two Virginia TV stations.

Sunni’s beats include: STEM majors in the School of Arts & Sciences, the Richmond School of Law, and awards, grants and fellowships for faculty, staff and students.

Lindsey Campbell, Media Relations Specialist
lcampbe4@richmond.edu
804-287-6317

Lindsey works closely with faculty in the arts and humanities out of the School of Arts & Sciences, international education, leadership studies, and the School of Professional and Continuing Studies. Her media relations efforts have resulted in placements in Voice of America, Al Jazeera, U.S. News & World Report, and Bloomberg

Prior to her time in higher education, Lindsey served on media and public relations teams at Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control, Virginia Department of Transportation, and Advanced Auto Parts' corporate headquarters.

Lindsey’s beats include: Arts and humanities majors in the School of Arts & Sciences, the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement, Career Services, the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, International Education, the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, Sustainability, and Wellness.