Christian Munson is a senior director in Padilla’s corporate practice. With more than 20 years of journalism, corporate communications, public relations and government affairs experience, he leads some of the practice area’s largest accounts with a sharp focus on research-based brand development, campaign execution, content creation and persuasive communications, especially in higher education.
Munson has led or supported agency initiatives with Longwood University, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Old Dominion University, Virginia Commonwealth University, the University of Virginia, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Reynolds Community College and Ruffalo Noel Levitz. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member at VCU.
His work has been recognized by PR Week, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, and other industry and trade groups.
Munson sharpened his communications skills covering technology in the nation’s capital for the Washington Business Journal. His marketing career includes corporate communications, brand development and media relations for global companies, universities, nonprofits, startups, economic development projects and the Virginia Governor’s Office.
Munson graduated cum laude from James Madison University and was named one of Richmond’s “Top 40 Under 40” (when he was under 40).
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