Lori Friedman

Director of Media Relations
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
(610) 758-3224
lof214@lehigh.edu

Lori Friedman is Director of Media Relations in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. In addition to leading media outreach at Lehigh, she often writes feature stories for the university's online news sites and print publications.

With more than ten years of experience in nonprofit and advocacy communications, Friedman is proud of the work she has done to advance causes related to healthcare, education, science, environmental preservation and social justice. Her media relations and digital communications efforts have been recognized with awards from leading PR industry groups Bulldog Reporter and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

She holds a Masters of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, San Diego.


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