Media Contacts

 A Working Partnership

Wake Forest Baptist’s media relations team does its best to help members of the news media get the information they need to prepare their content. 

The following beat areas are managed by specific staff members who can reach the media experts you need to interview about the subject. If you are unsure who to speak with, please contact either Marguerite Beck or Mac Ingraham at 336-716-4587. We look forward to working with you. 


Contact Information

Communications, Marketing & Media Department                          

     336.716.4587 or

Paula Faria, Assistant Vice President of Media Relations                        

     336.716.1279 or

Karen Richardson, Senior Communications Manager                          

     336.716.4453 or

Marguerite Beck, Senior National Media Relations Manager              

     336.716.2415 or

Mac Ingraham, Senior Local/Regional Media Relations Manager

     336.716.3487 or                                  

 Shannon Putnam, Local/Regional Media Relations Manager

     336.716.8261 or

Eryn Johnson, Communications Specialist

      336.713.8228 or

Lisa Long, Community Relations Manager                                                

     336.716.4588 or

James Patterson, Director, Marketing and Communications, Wake Forest Innovations

      336.713.1652 or


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