Barbara Ash

Communications Manager
Barbara Ash
Marketing and Public Relations
215 RBB

B.A., Journalism/History, University of Central Florida (1979)

Areas of Expertise

Writing and Editing
Script and Speechwriting
Strategic Communications
Branding and Marketing

Barbara is responsible for producing the College of Business alumni newsletter, press releases, scripts and speeches. Just prior to joining the College of Business in 2011, Barbara was communications director for the Northwest Region and statewide deputy press secretary for the Florida Department of Children and Families. Before that, she was on the Public Affairs and Higher Education teams at the international public relations firm of Hill & Knowlton (now H&K Strategies). She served five years as the communications director for the FSU College of Law and editor of the school’s alumni magazine. She spent eight years as communications director in the FSU Office of the Vice President for Research, leading the university’s “Ideas That Move” national advertising campaign. Barbara spent several years as an editor and staff writer at newspapers in Florida.