Margaret Barrett

Managing Editor, Online Content
University Communications

  • Maggie Barrett joined American University 's Media Relations Office in April, 2007. She is the Managing Editor of Online Content and selecting the content that populates the AU homepage is among her responsibilities. In her former role as a Public Relations Manager at AU, she responded to media requests and wrote and distributed press releases and advisories for the College of Arts & Sciences. Barrett began her career in higher education at Wake Forest University in 2004. Prior to that, Barrett spent nine years as a television news creative services writer/producer/editor and worked for stations owned by Media General and Hearst Television, among others. Barrett graduated from Mary Washington College (now the University of Mary Washington) in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
  • Degrees

    BA in English, University of Mary Washington
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    Jacobs Fitness Center

    Book Currently Reading:

    The Help by Kathryn Stockett

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