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Title/s: Communication Manager
As communications manager, Steve Christensen is responsible for the strategic development and day-to-day execution of both the University's internal and external communication initiatives.
Steve is editor of Inside Loyola (online and print), he oversees the coordination of the University's digital screen program, he manages the distribution of special broadcast e-mails from various University departments, and he works with internal clients to develop and carry out various internal communication and change management strategies .
Steve has also executed a number of media relations initiatives for the University and its various schools/colleges, departments, centers of excellence, and museum that have resulted in placements in a number of high-profile media outlets.
With 12 years of public relations experience, including stops at Chicago-based PR firms Dome Communications/Dome HK and Wheatley & Timmons, Steve has developed and implemented PR strategies for a number of well known companies, including ConAgra Foods, Serta Mattress Company, Panasonic, Hershey's, Sears, Roebuck and Co., and Cold Stone Creamery.
Steve graduated from Augustana College, in Rock Island, Illinois, with a BA in Speech Communication and a political science minor.